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Job Vacancy with Devon Air Ambulance – TRE Hems Line Pilot

Company Name: Devon Air Ambulance

Position title: TRE Hems Line Pilot

Location: Exeter Airbase / Eaglescott Airbase (North Devon)

Duration: Permanent – 37 Hours Per Week

Salary/ Salary Range: As Below:

Single Type Tre -£84,500 per annum

Dual Type Tre – £86,500 per annum

(Increments awarded for HEMS experience based on service up to a maximum of £10,000 per annum. Additional night shift allowance of £100 per shift)

Application deadline: 25th September 2023

Devon Air Ambulance job vacancy

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At Devon Air Ambulance, it is our goal to end preventable death, disability and suffering throughout Devon and beyond. Based out of Exeter and North Devon, our two helicopters and critical care cars enable us to deliver expert critical care to patients across the county.

We have been operating since 1992 and in that time we have undergone over 32,000 missions via helicopter and 2,000 missions via critical care car.

As an independent charity, we are funded entirely by our supporters, who allow us to keep saving lives.

Position Summary

The Role

We have a new vacancy for a TRE** HEMS Line Pilot to join our Flight Operations team at DAA. This role will report to the Senior Pilot and will work on a single pilot operation on behalf of Devon Air Ambulance Trading Company. The TRE HEMS Pilot will help ensure all aspects of pilot training and checking are conducted on time, efficiently and in accordance with the training plan. Our line pilots engage with day and night operations within an approved FTL shift pattern.

The Candidate

We are seeking a candidate who is an experienced TRE on H145 or EC135**. You will have experience within HEMS or similar, and hold a UK CAA APTL (H)/CPL (H). The ideal candidate will have a total of 2000+ flying hours, and a minimum of 1000 hours PIC and 150 hours night with NVIS experience. You will also have excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrable experience of leading the team when on duty.

If you are looking for a new challenge that makes a real difference to the local community, we want to hear from you!

**If you are a Line Pilot who is qualified and current on EC135 and/or H145 but not qualified as TRE, please feel free to send your CV to Kellie at in anticipation of future opportunities.

As a valued member of the team you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:

– 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata)
– Maternity/Paternity & Adoption leave
– Pension scheme
– Occupational sick pay scheme
– Free counselling and financial wellbeing services
– Loss of license insurance
– Healthcare insurance
– Relocation package available** please enquire at for more details

Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career.

**Please note that accommodation cannot currently be provided by DAATCL at the Exeter Airbase. You are therefore required to reside within a distance of 45 minutes from the Exeter airbase or be able to establish and pay for your own temporary accommodation within 45 minutes from the Exeter airbase for each of your shift runs from this airbase.

More Information and How to Apply

To apply for this role, please visit our website at to download an application form – please send your completed application form and CV to Kellie via email

If you would like to find out more information about the role, please contact us at to arrange an informal conversation with Steve Rush, Flight Operations Director.

Closing date for applications is midday on Monday 25th September 2023.

Interviews will be a two stage process.
1st interviews will be held on Wednesday 11th October 2023 and will be in person in Exeter.
2nd interviews will be held on Tuesday 17th October 2023 and will be in person in Exeter.

Please note that interview locations are subject to change depending on the volume of applications received.