17 November 2023

Babcock | Captain

Cambridge, GB, CB5 8RX, United Kingdom


Job Title: Cambridge Captain
Location: Cambridge Airport
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits
Role Type: Full time/Permanent
Role ID: SF54696

At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Cambridge Captain at our Cambridge Airport site.

The role

As a Cambridge Captain you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Operating HEMS and Air Ambulance in support of the East Anglian Air Ambulance

Day to day you’ll operate multi-pilot HEMS and air ambulance missions, both by day and utilizing NVIS for night operations.

Essential experience of the Cambridge Captain:


  • One thousand hours pilot in command of aircraft of which five hundred hours is pilot in command on twin turbine helicopters; or
  • One thousand hours as co-pilot in HEMS/Police operations of which five hundred hours is as pilot in command under supervision and one hundred hours pilot in command of twin turbine helicopters.
  • Two thousand hours minimum total helicopter experience.
  • Five hundred hours operating experience in twin turbine helicopters in an operational environment like the intended operation.
  • Twenty hours VFR at night as pilot in command.
  • Fluent English, Driving License, Passport, Right to Work in the UK.

This role is full time and based onsite at Cambridge Airport. The successful candidate would be required to reside within forty-five minutes/twenty-five miles of Cambridge Airport or decide for accommodation at their own expense.

Qualifications for the Cambridge Captain:

  • Hold an EASA ATPL (H)

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 4.5% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day’s paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over 130 years Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working – please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 20/11/2023


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