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Offshore Medic

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Offshore medics work on fixed or mobile oil rigs and support vessels. They look after the health, safety and welfare of the crew. They often have other duties related to administration or health and safety at work.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

A typical starting salary can be £25,000 to £35,000 a year, rising to around £50,000 with experience. Salary includes allowance for working offshore plus a bonus scheme and pension.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

There are two main routes into this type of work.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2018
1993
2.3 %
RISE
2023
2039
  United Kingdom
2018
19958
2.9 %
RISE
2023
20530

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What Does it Take?

You should be:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Health and Safety Executive (Scotland) - Offshore Safety Division
Website: http://www.hse.gov.uk/offshore/
Twitter: @H_S_E

The Health and Safety Executive also has offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness. Details may be found at the website given above.

Oil & Gas UK
Tel: 01224 577250
E-mail: info@oilandgasuk.co.uk
Website: http://oilandgasuk.co.uk
Twitter: @oilandgasuk

Skills for Health
Tel: 0207 388 8800
E-mail: contactus@skillsforhealth.org.uk
Website: http://www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/
Twitter: @Skillsforhealth
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skillsforhealth1

Skills for Health is the Sector Skills Council for the health sector.

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