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Expedition Medic required immediately for Raja Ampat conservation project
27 September 2017

Barefoot Conservation is an exciting, not-for-profit organisation that takes a fresh look at marine conversation and community awareness. All of the Barefoot staff share the same passion for making a real difference at a grass root level on all our projects.


                  ***One Expedition Medic is needed IMMEDIATELY*** 

Our focus is grass roots conservation and community action. Our aim is to engage, educate and empower the local community to make sustainable conservation a way of life, not just a project.

We are currently looking for an "Expedition Medic" for our Raja Ampat, West Papua/Indonesia marine conservation projects throughout 2017/18.

This is a great opportunity to join an enthusiastic, energetic team and make a real difference in the world’s most bio-diverse marine region, and one of the truly last diving frontiers. 

A minimum 3-6 month voluntary post overseeing the general health and safety of the expedition and providing medical treatment to the staff and volunteers.

£1000 per year end of contract bonus, free PADI dive training up to Divemaster.

Minimum Requirements
Pre or post F2' doctor (at least 2 years experience), senior nurse with 3-6 months A&E experience or paramedic with full HCPC registration and 2 two years pre-hospital experience. 
Previous expedition experience an advantage.

Any diving qualification is also an advantage

Duties & Responsibilities
To provide health care and emergency medical treatments to all company personnel, expedition volunteers and local scholarship candidates.
When necessary deal with adhoc patients from the local village communities.
Keep control of all medical supplies.
Maintenance and stock control of all medical supplies and equipment on site.
Enforcing policies of expedition health and safety on site.
Briefing on preventative hygiene on site.
Maintenance of medical records.
Submitting regular reports to head office and counterparts.

What can you expect to gain from being part of the Expedition Staff Team?

Tropical medicine experience
Experience teaching in first aid
Experience working overseas
Opportunity to gain in-depth scientific knowledge of marine sites
Opportunities to carry out surveys
Gain an insight into Barefoot's long-standing objectives
Promote conversational awareness
Gain up to PADI Divemaster level of certification

Please read the full job specification on the below link before applying.

If you wish to apply for this vacancy please send CV, cover letter and recent photo to: 

For more information on Barefoot Conservation please visit our website

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