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Occupational Physcian


Reference 9454 Closing date 14/6/2024 Brand British Airways Career area Head Office Business area HR & People Location Waterside, British Airways Head Office, London

Occupational Physician

British Airways Health Services

British Airways Health Services (BAHS) is BA’s in-house occupational health department.  Our services include regulatory medical examinations, health surveillance, occupational health assessments, immunisations, travel health advice, plus wellbeing and health screening.  We also support operational requirements such as emergency medical kits, first aid kits and training, crew & duty traveller health down route and passenger medical clearance. BAHS drives BA's safety and success by delivering exceptional aviation medicine and occupational health & wellbeing to colleagues and customers

The role

As an Occupational Physician, you’ll provide occupational health services and contribute to the development of occupational health across British Airways. As a leader within BA Health Services, you will be supported by a high-performing Business Support team and line manage a small team of senior OH nurses.

Key duties

  • Deliver clinical occupational medicine
  • Specialist medical support and advice to OHAs and OHPNs
  • Specialist occupational medicine advice and delivery across BA departments
  • Development of policy, service delivery and metrics to support the BA business
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Customer support through, for example, advice to the passenger medical clearance unit

Your experience

  • Full registration with the General Medical Council (GMC) with a licence to practice in the UK – essential
  • Experience in Occupational Medicine (MFOM, AFOM desirable) and ideally Aviation Medicine (DAvMed or Basic and Advanced courses in Aviation Medicine King’s College London, or equivalent, desirable)
  • Previous general practice or other general medical experience (essential)
  • Occupational health experience with ability to understand, anticipate and implement occupational health requirements in a large and complex commercial organisation (essential)
  • Experience of health issues associated with air travel (desirable)

We offer regular continuing professional development opportunities and group case discussions with peers and other OH professional colleagues within the department and you’ll be empowered to make decisions and deliver innovative solutions

What we offer:

We believe that all the people who work with us should feel valued for the part they play. It’s one of the reasons our rewards go far beyond a competitive salary.

From the day you join us, you’ll get access to brilliant staff travel benefits including unlimited basic and premium standby tickets on British Airways flights. You’ll also receive up to 30 discounted ‘Hotline’ airfares per year for yourself, friends, and family.

At British Airways you’ll have the chance to take on new challenges and move forward in a way that feels right for you. We encourage all those who work for us to consider opportunities right across our business to help you develop and progress.

We never stand still, and we don’t expect our people to either.

Inclusion & Diversity

At British Airways we all have a part to play in creating an inclusive place to work. Diverse representation among our people is really important to us and we recognise that all our colleagues are uniquely different and bring their own originality, creativity and identity to work.

Inclusion and diversity is a key driver of innovation and we’re committed to creating a culture where everyone feels that they can be themselves. We’re looking for people from all backgrounds and cultures to join us and be a part of our journey to become a Better BA as we continue to connect Britain with the world and the world with Britain.


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