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Medic – Tier 2

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Employer is looking to hire Tier 2 Medic/ Deputy Team Leaders to work in the Middle East. The role of the Tier 2 Medic / Deputy Team Leader is to support the Team Leader, providing the link between the Team Leader and the remainder of the team in addition to providing medical support to the client and team. The Tier 2 Medic/ Deputy Team Leader shall provide general medical care, emergency medical care (when required), conduct training to ensure the team remains medically trained to the standards laid down by the employer.  The Tier 2 Medic/ Deputy Team Leader shall also supervise and conduct team administrative duties as directed by the Team Leader.


  • Supports the Team Leader in the command and control of the mission, to ensure that team members are equipped and supervised in accordance with employer’s Standard Operating Procedures
  • In consultation with the Team Leader, he is dually responsible for ensuring the team fully understand and remain compliant with the Rules for the Use of Force (RUF) and Graduated Force Response (GFR)
  • Assisting in the planning and execution of missions as directed by the Team Leader
  • Prepared to assume the role of Team Leader when required
  • Dually responsible with the Team Leader for vehicle maintenance and oversight
  • Comprehension of the need to comply with local security forces’ directives whilst operating
  • Responsible with the Team Leader for ensuring communications checks are conducted prior to mission commencement
  • Responsible with the Team Leader for maintaining the communications link with Operations Room management during the mission with an understanding of Operational Communications back up plan in the event of communication breakdown


– Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) Paramedic, Registered Nurse, Doctor or HSE Offshore Medic (or overseas equivalent)
– Valid Advanced Life Support (ALS) or Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
– Minimum of 5 years’ service in a regular Armed Force
– Minimum of 2 years’ experience working as a Medic (Combat Medical Technician 1/Ambulance Technician) or in an active ambulance care or medical emergency room
– Satisfactory completion of a formal Close Protection training course conducted by an SIA-approved training organization (or other national equivalent)
– Satisfactory completion of a criminal record check within the recent 6 months
– Previous operational experience relevant to the region
– Previous operational experience in a high threat environment
– Previous operational experience in the Client’s sector (e.g. Oil & Gas) is preferred


– Ability to draft detailed and accurate medical reports
– Be able to articulate facts in a timely and accurate manner both orally and written
– Proven medical operational experience in a demanding high risk environment is essential
– Needs to show balance and a calm demeanor in the event of a hostile action occurring
– Understanding of the need for liaison and interaction with local security forces
– Ability to demonstrate a high level of initiative and accuracy in high pressure situations
– Ability to identify and react to security issues of significance to Clients when on the ground
– Understanding diversity and cultural issues within the team and on sites within the area of operation


– IT Literate in Word, and have a working knowledge in PowerPoint and Excel
– Possess a full understanding and working knowledge of the communication systems in operation
– Possess good radio and voice procedure
– Possess an experienced based knowledge of training procedures in order to maintain the effectiveness and compliance of the team in trauma management

The Medic/ Deputy TL will engage routinely with Client, professionally, politely and appropriately. Delivering a service consistent with employer’s contract with the Client, identifying contractual non-compliance for immediate resolution and reporting deficiencies in service delivery to the Team Leader. Reporting to the Team Leader any Client requests for services outside the agreed Scope of Works.

The Medic/ Deputy TL will comply with Rules for Use of Force and the laws of armed conflict consistent with the requirement for personnel to be intimately familiar with procedures and regulations laid down by the employer in conjunction with the Client, host state or international laws including the principles of:
– Graduated and proportional force response after warnings
– Last resort
– Right to self-defense

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