Careers

Do you want to help shape the future of Military Flying Training?

Do you value respect and safety?

Do you want to be part of One Team?

As a rapidly growing organisation we want to attract innovative, adaptable and proactive people to work with us to assist in the creation of a world class Military Flying Training System.

We offer the opportunity to work in a fast paced and evolving company that is at the forefront of Military Aviation Training. Whether you come from a military or civilian background, aircrew or non-aircrew, you will have the chance to bring something new and fresh to the table in an environment where your opinion is really valued.

A Day in the Life of...

October 28, 2019

Ascent Flying Instructor reaches 6,000 flying hours milestone

Ascent flying instructor and former Red Arrow pilot, Squadron Leader (Retired) Baz Cross, based at RAF Valley reached a personal and professional milestone recently when he […]
August 6, 2019

Operations Manager at RAF Cranwell

My favourite part of the job: I can honestly say that working for Ascent at RAF Cranwell is a job that I relish for a multitude […]
December 12, 2017

A Technical Information Analyst

My favourite part of the job: Never knowing what to expect each day, I could be running Management reports, completing Traceability, working in DOORS, amending functions […]
December 12, 2017

A Financial Accountant

My favourite part of the job: I particularly enjoy finding more efficient ways of working. Using our systems and my knowledge of Excel, I am constantly […]
December 11, 2017

Operations Officer at RAF Barkston Heath

My favourite part of the job: Continuing to work in the military environment, whilst enjoying the stability of civilian life. My greatest challenge at Ascent so […]

Employee Benefits

At Ascent we pride ourselves at having a friendly and respectful work culture; we believe this enables our staff to perform to the best of their ability within a passionate environment. In order to gain a respectful and safe culture, our main focus is on output and not hours. The driver of our success relies on our passionate work force who are given the opportunity to help shape the future of military flying training. If you have the dedication and drive that we are looking for then please visit our vacancies page to find out more.

As an Ascent employee you will be eligible for the below benefits

  • Equivalent to 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • BUPA Private Medical Insurance for yourself and family
  • Up to 6% matched pension contribution
  • Life Assurance (up to 3 times your annual salary)
  • Length of service rewards
  • Free Parking
  • Access to our Flexible Benefits Portal* which offers:
    • Childcare Vouchers
    • BUPA Dental Cover
    • Buying and selling annual leave (subject to statutory and organisational limitations)
    • Cash back and discounts for approximately 850 retailers across the UK

*flexible benefits can be subject to change

Ascent is an equal opportunities employer, and as part of our diversity and inclusion drive we have enhanced our family friendly policies from 1stJuly 2019. We now offer company maternity and paternity pay to all employees with over 2 years' service.

Employees that are eligible for enhanced maternity pay will receive full pay for 50% of their maternity leave (26 weeks). Employees that are eligible for enhanced paternity pay will receive full pay for the duration of their paternity leave (2 weeks).

This attractive benefit is designed to help develop a more diverse workforce, and support and retain our current employees.