Royal Air Force Reviews

Updated Nov 24, 2021

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3.8
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Royal Air Force Chief of the Air Staff Stephen Hillier (no image)
Stephen Hillier
147 Ratings
Pros
  • "Lots of opportunities to travel(in 53 reviews)

  • "World wide travel, adventurous training a way of life(in 48 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Depending on role, a lot of time away from home(in 83 reviews)

  • "Travel and living away from home(in 60 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Excellent employer

      Nov 24, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Job satisfaction, opportunities and development

      Cons

      Being away from family and friends

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Communications infrastructure technician

      Nov 23, 2021 - FTTP FIBRE ENGINEER in Cardiff, Wales
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay Travel Annual leave Represent in sport

      Cons

      Lack of postings Equipment Travel Long deployments

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Nurse

      Nov 21, 2021 - Registered Nurse 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pay, Training, Adventure training, Free gym

      Cons

      Lack of choice in postings. Difficult to promote.

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Fantastic

      Nov 17, 2021 - ICT Technician in Coningsby, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Going away on detachment abroad

      Cons

      Paperwork Not so good jobs some times

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Excellent training opportunities.

      Nov 15, 2021 - RAF Officer Cadet 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent training opportunities, including field exercises and adventure training.

      Cons

      No downsides; you get out what you put in.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great but time served

      Nov 15, 2021 - Avionics Technician in Coningsby, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great training and experiences had in the service. The work is very interesting.

      Cons

      Living onsite is awful. Definitely a lifestyle choice as will effect normal life.

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee

      RAF

      Nov 15, 2021 - RAF in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      pay rate making mates selection of roles

      Cons

      away from home occasional long days

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Weapon

      Nov 11, 2021 - Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Alright pay, sport, time off,

      Cons

      Guard, pay, dets, management, on call

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Great Career and Opportunities

      Nov 11, 2021 - Human Resources Supervisor in Elgin, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Travel and meeting new people

      Cons

      Working away from family sometimes at short notice

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Experience

      Nov 8, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Really good to work for and receive great life skills

      Cons

      Do not have full control of where you live.

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