United Kingdom
13 Jun 2018
30 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


The RAF is recruiting Anaesthetists to deliver world class specialist care in unique, and sometimes challenging, environments around the world.

You will be based at a Major Trauma Centre within the UK, whilst maintaining a regular strategic Critical Care Air Support Team on call commitment. During this time you will be on standby to retrieve critically ill personnel from anywhere in the world. You will be ready to deploy on operations or to support exercises either as part of the Tactical Critical Care Air Support Team or as part of the medical team in a deployed medical treatment facility.

On top of a competitive salary, consistent support and exceptional training, we offer a structured and progressive career path designed to encourage and reward excellence. Working in the RAF will give you the opportunity to embark on a completely new adventure.

5 benefits of an RAF medical career

  1. Potential £50k joining bonus for fully trained specialists
  2. Medical Sponsorship schemes available
  3. Six weeks of paid holiday each year
  4. Free health and dental care
  5. Lower rental costs than the UK average (available for RAF accommodation on and off-base)

Initial salary after training

  • Consultants £88k -138k + Benefits
  • Pay scale subject to experience within specialty.

Did you know that you could be sponsored?

If you are currently studying at medical school, or are applying for a place at a medical school, the Royal Air Force could sponsor your Medical training. Medical Sponsorship schemes are available in the form of a Bursary (from year 3 of Medical School) or a Cadetship (for years 4 and 5), leading ultimately to a career as a Royal Air Force Medical Officer.

If an RAF Medical Officer career sounds interesting and you’d like to discuss your options, visit the RAF Recruitment Website, send your CV to the RAF Medical Recruitment Team or call Sqn Ldr Catherine Cave on 01400 266811.

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