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We recruit the most talented people from diverse backgrounds. Whatever team you join at The Air Ambulance Service, just know that your role will contribute to helping save people’s lives.
You can find all of our roles by clicking here.
Our team of skilled pilots come from a wide range of backgrounds, but all bring with them a passion and drive for their role within our operations team.
With this in mind – and in order to maintain the highest standards within the team – we have specific sets of criteria.
Our Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) is held by our aviation provider Sloane Helicopters. Sloane supply the aircraft, service, fuel and pilots for our missions. Our pilots are very experienced, holding a minimum of 2,000 flying hours. This includes 500 hours on twin engine aircraft. They also require an EASA multi engine IR (Instrument Rating) on the type of aircraft we use.
It is not a post that is done on a volunteer basis, as many legalities with aviation would make this difficult. The pilots who work on the Children’s Air Ambulance are professionals employed by Sloane. Sloane Helicopters are based at Sywell Aerodrome in Northamptonshire.
If you are still interested in applying you can find our current vacancies here.
Due to legal and regulatory requirements we cannot offer work experience places within the Operations Team.
We do not receive any government funding. Only with your donations can we fly the children who need us.