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DCASO Trainer


Shrewsbury, GB, SY4 4DZ

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:                 DCASO Trainer
Location:                 RAF Shawbury, UK - Onsite
Compensation:       £42,915
Role Type:               Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                   SF: 49600

The difference is you


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 DCASO Trainer at RAF Shawbury
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation, and flexibility




The DCASO Trainer is based within our Aviation business area.


Our Aviation business helps defend nations, save lives, and protect communities through innovative delivery of critical and vital aviation services to the civil and defence sectors. Everyday lives, livelihoods, safety, and security depend on the operations we fly and enable.


The role


The difference our new DCASO Trainer will make

As a DCASO Trainer you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. This role is responsible to the Officer Commanding Defence College of Air and Space Operations (DCASO) for training, developing, and preparing future air Operations (control) personnel


Day to day, you’ll train ab-initio Royal Air Force, Royal Navy and Foreign & Commonwealth military trainees for terminal ATC duties using the classroom and simulator facilities provided, provide refresher training for controllers who have been away from the Terminal environment for an extended period, provide training and assessment of performances in the classroom and simulator, produce written reports with associated gradings and narratives to reflect the trainees’ performances, provide training to the standard required by the Officer Commanding Air Traffic Control Training Squadron and act in accordance with the RAF Shawbury supervisory care directive.


At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role is based on site at RAF Shawbury

Essential experience

•    Previous military Terminal controlling experience, ideally within the last 5 years.
•    qualified in accordance with JSP 822.
•    Ability to provide training in accordance with the DCASO Training Quality Manual.
•    Background in training. 
•    Obtain or have the ability to obtain SC Clearance


What we offer


Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 4.5% of salary, with life assurance
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental, and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts, and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 
For over 130 years, we 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. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. 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: 03/04/23



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