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  • What we do:
    Emergency Service
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    • Hangar E, Gambling Close, Norwich , Norfolk, NR6 6EG

About East Anglian Air Ambulance

Since their launch in 2000, East Anglian Air Ambulance have provided a vital emergency service and pre-hospital emergency care across the region of East Anglia, delivered through two helicopters and rapid response vehicles.

From six sites across the region, the charity touches the lives of many thousands of people, carrying out essential lifesaving missions. The East Anglian Air Ambulance was the first air ambulance in the country to attend helicopter emergency medical incidents in the hours of darkness to unlit sites.

With passion, community, innovation, accountability and quality at the heart of everything they do, the charity are committed to delivering outstanding quality care to people across the region.

The charity is headed by Chief Executive Patrick Peal, who holds the organisation close to his heart and had a hand in its founding. He regularly speaks at community groups and communicates with staff about any issues they may wish to talk about.

What is it like to work for East Anglian Air Ambulance

Employees are offered a confidential counselling service and receive mental health awareness training. Flexible working is offered to all staff, with no qualifying period of service. East Anglian Air Ambulance offer HR advice, and the chance to take wellbeing days.
My Company
My Company
Members of staff are invited to post updates directly on to the company-wide intranet, which the East Anglian Air Ambulance believes helps to promote connectivity and communication across the team.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Upon successful completion of the staff probationary period, employees are entitled to a flight in a helicopter. This unique benefit allows employees to experience this part of the organisation’s service, meaning they are better informed when talking to patients and volunteers.

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    Family Friendly

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    20% / 80%

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