At Earth’s Edge, we are passionate about exploring every inch of the planet and meeting all kinds of people along the way. We celebrate diversity and we welcome and support people of all backgrounds, nationalities, identities; be they our clients or our co-workers. Within the workplace, we know that a diverse team creates the best scope for new ideas and perspectives, to help us reach our common goals. If you share our passion for exploration and sustainability you will be a welcome part of our team, no matter your race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, nationality or age.

We are looking for adventurous, dedicated, hard-working people to help us provide a life-changing experience for our guests in a safe and fun environment. If that sounds like you, we may have a job for you!

Expedition Guides & Doctors

We are the only company in the world who have an experienced expedition leader and doctor on all expeditions while keeping group sizes sustainably small. Having an expedition leader and doctor allows us to deliver an unrivalled level of safety and service for each and every one of our clients. Here are the requirements for both roles;

Expedition Doctor Requirements
  • MBChB/MBBS (or equivalent)
  • Full Medical Council Number with no restrictions on your practice or equivalent registration
  • Current ATLS or Pre Hospital Trauma qualification
  • Provide medical advice, dispense medication and services as required to all expedition members
  • An enthusiasm for adventure travel, wilderness medicine and the outdoors
  • A good level of fitness – you need to be fit enough to be able to assist others
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Calm under pressure
  • Understanding Earth’s Edge’s sustainability and leave no trace ethos
  • Enthusiastic, friendly, helpful and above all good fun!

Our expeditions range from climbing some of the largest mountains on the planet, to easy treks with only four to five hours of walking per day. Expedition durations typically range from 10 to 25 days. GPs and doctors with A&E or pre-hospital experience are preferable. We cover your expedition flights and most other expenses.

To apply to be an expedition doctor please visit our expedition doctors page.

Expedition Leader Requirements
  • Mountain Leader Award or equivalent.
  • At the least a three-day wilderness first aid qualification.
  • Developing world travel experience.
  • Experience in leading groups.
  • Excellent communication and people skills.
  • Strong facilitation skills.
  • Motivated by travel and the great outdoors.
  • Enthusiastic, friendly, helpful and above all good fun!
  • For advanced expeditions; additional qualifications and logged experience may be required such as Winter ML, MIA, MIC, experience of trekking at high altitude or in remote locations.

To apply to be an expedition leader please visit our expedition leaders page.

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