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Emergency Services Medical - Nurse

Royal International Air Tattoo
Royal International Air Tattoo
Royal International Air Tattoo
Royal International Air Tattoo

Job Title: Emergency Services Medical - Nurse

Location: Fairford, Gloucestershire

Role Grade: Volunteer

Personnel Group: Volunteer

DBH Team Leader: Emergency Services Group Manager

About Us:

We are the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust Enterprises (RAFCTE) and our mission is to raise funds for, and promote the work of, the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust (RAFCT) to enable it to meet its objectives, that is: to PROMOTE the Royal Air Force, to SUPPORT its people now and into the future and to ENCOURAGE air-mindedness and the aviation-related education of young people.

We achieve this, primarily, through the staging of the Royal International Air Tattoo and the Royal Air Force Concerts.

About the role:

The RIAT Medical Director is an appointed RAF Medical Officer who is responsible for the overall medical policy, clinical organisation and operation of all RIAT Medical Services involved at RIAT 2022. The RIAT Medical Services are responsible for:

  • The provision of a limited Primary Health Care service for all RIAT participants located at RAF Fairford during the period 11 to 18 Jul
  • The provision of emergency medical cover and initial medical response during the Show build-up, aircraft arrival/departure days and public days
  • The provision of medical, ambulance, nursing and first aid cover for members of the public during the public days.

Main Responsibilities will include:

Working as part of the nursing team, within the RIAT Medical Centre (RMC), you will provide a high level of care to the patients. The RMC will provide routine care as well as transitioning to a Casualty Clearing Station in the event of a major incident. The RMC includes resuscitation bays, a ward, and primary care treatment areas. You will be assigned to work in areas dependent upon your skills. The RMC is staffed by a large team of nurses, along with Emergency Medicine Doctors and General Practitioners.

Applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

What commitment is required?

  • Variable - either 7 or 4 days (plus travelling days either side if required) during either of the following periods:
    • Tue 12 Jul to Mon 18 Jul
    • Tue 14 Jul to Sun 17 Jul
What you get in return for volunteering:
  • On site accommodation for the period that you are volunteering
  • Three meals a day in one of our onsite diners
  • Two complimentary tickets for the Air Tattoo

Next Steps:

Interested applicants should complete an application form which can be found here

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