As a Registered Nurse, you’ll be both nurse and a Non-commissioned Officer. You will be involved in providing direct nursing care in a variety of different clinical settings.
Provide primary healthcare
Deliver secondary healthcare
Aeromedical evacuation (transfer of patients by air)
Similar civilian roles include Staff Nurse.
Initial pay after training
Day rates dependent on rank, role and experience
27 days per year for 12 years minimum. Each year includes a 15 day block for general RAF training, which is taken over a two week period, and 12 days for additional/trade training, or training exercises.
The possibility of being deployed to a UK or overseas base for up to 6 months after the first year.
502 Sqn Aldergrove Flying Station, Co Antrim
600 Sqn RAF Northolt, Middlesex
612 Sqn Leuchars Station, Fife
4626 Sqn RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire
You must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). However, candidates may apply in their final year of RN(A) training – up to 12 months before RN(A) qualification and whilst waiting for NMC Registration.
21- 35 years (to begin basic training before 36th birthday).
Professional – Registered Nurse (Adult). You require no post-qualification experience, but must be registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC).
18 – 54 (Must attest before 55th birthday – Ex Regulars over the age of 55 may be considered on a case by case basis)