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Medic - BEK

Business Unit:  International Security Services
Career Area:  International

Kabul, Afghanistan, AF

GardaWorld International Protective Services is the international security division of GardaWorld Security Corporation, the world's largest privately owned security company. Our services include static security, consulting, threat monitoring and reporting, crisis response, logistical support, mobile security, close protection, training and risk management.


Our corporate vision is to be the recognized global leader in providing comprehensive security, crisis response and risk management services in high-risk and complex environments delivered at a world-class level by the best quality personnel in the industry. Our mission is to protect and support our clients, securing their place in a complex world by consistently delivering quality services and value, while growing our business.






Role Type

Contractor, GW Consulting Middle East Limited


FCO Kabul


Kabul, Afghanistan

Est. Start Date

1st July 2020 (subject to further confirmation/successful induction/visa processing)

Duration of Task

Open ended


GardaWorld offers a competitive daily rate (Contractor will only be paid whilst on-duty – no payment made for Off-duty) 

 *subject to local tax (if applicable) 

Duty Rotation

8 weeks on, 4 weeks off, subject to operational requirements

Travel Pay

Contractors are not entitled to pay while travelling. The first day of pay is the day of arrival in the country of operations. The last day of pay is the day of departure from the country of operations.

Visa Requirements

The Company will apply for Letters of Invitation on behalf of the Contractor; visa costs incurred by the Contractor shall be reimbursed


GardaWorld will provide the Independent Contractor with appropriate accommodation, insurance, flights and life support while on duty.

Flight Package

GardaWorld will provide an economy class return ticket per rotation to the project location from a hub airport as close as reasonably practicable to the Contractor’s declared home address.


The Contractor will be asked to declare their preferences for a primary, secondary and tertiary hub airport from the GardaWorld hub list at the commencement of their engagement. Where possible and commercially acceptable, GardaWorld will look to book travel to and from one of the preferred hubs.


The Contractor will be responsible for any travel arrangements between the hub airport and their home address.


Further information can be found in the GardaWorld Contractor Travel SOI, copy will be provided upon acceptance.

Role Requirements


  • British, passport holder.
  • SC cleared for all departments
  • Qualified to FHPC PHEM Level F - Non registered health care professional e.g Ambulance Technician or equivalent.
  • SIA licence - Close Protection (frontline) – passed the standard SIA 4 week training course and hold a current licence or any equivalent agreed with the Authority.
  • C1 Licence or equivalent
  • First Person on Scene (FPOSi) Intermediate (Level 3 minimum) or First Response Emergency Care (FREC) (Level 3 minimum) as a minimum or equivalent authorised by the Authority.
  • Demonstrable experience in close escorting and body-guarding with an accredited close protection training organisation and undergone at least two weeks dedicated training by their current employer.
  • At least 7 years of recent accumulated experience (including operational experience) in a sovereign military unit or para-military police force.
  • Active experience in the use of firearms, specifically pistol, sub-machine gun, carbine and light machine gun. Compliant with the Authority’s specified firearms training and fitness standards.
  • Capable and safe driver of heavy armoured four-wheel drive vehicles.
  • Qualified Civilian Armoured vehicle driver or equivalent.
  • Trained in weapon retention.
  • Trained in non-lethal options / open handed protection techniques.
  • Current and valid UK Driver’s license or other as accepted by the Authority.
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Competent in Navigation/GPS/Tracking system


NCA Specific

Capable of passing the NCA qualification shoots and job-related fitness assessment.



  • Recent military or security experience in Afghanistan or Iraq.
  • Recent commercial security guarding experience on a similar security guarding contract
  • Previous Afghanistan experience.


Services provided by the Contractor shall be those typically expected for someone in the Position and  include, but not be limited to the provision of armed mobile protection medical services to ensure the safety and security of all client staff and other personnel who come under duty of care of FCO Kabul, Afghanistan. Services the Contractor can expect to carry out, would include:

  • Operating as a driver or commander of a B6 armoured vehicle as part of a mobile protection team. 
  • Acting as a PPO to Authority clients whilst they conduct their daily duties as part of a mobile protection team. 
  • Providing immediate emergency medical support (Trauma) and in case of medivac.
  • Maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of clinical guidelines and treatment advancements and demonstrate continuous professional development of medical skills and treatment techniques. 
  • Responsible for ensuring all medical equipment is maintained in an operational condition and ensure that all equipment and medicines are in a sterile stage before ‘use by dates’.
  • Responsible for providing first aid training to Authority staff.
  • Undertaking any other direction or reasonable request given by appropriate GardaWorld Management team in accordance with GW Standard Operating Procedures and Guidelines

For further information about GardaWorld please follow link: www.garda.com/gw

Please note: any Information provided shall be used by GardaWorld to evaluate your qualifications for engaging as a contractor.


Presentation of falsified credentials or false statements can lead to termination of any engagement (or future engagement) with the company. 


Any deployment to any region in which GardaWorld operates carries a degree of risk, for more information please go to https://www.garda.com/crisis24/country-reports where you can obtain the latest analysis, information and threat assessment.


GardaWorld: Make the world a safer place

GardaWorld is a global leader in the security industry, offering a wealth of opportunity to individuals looking to gain experience and develop professionally in a growing industry. We offer flexible schedules, diverse work assignments spanning multiple industries, and training and career advancement opportunities. We embrace diversity and welcome newcomers, women, students, retirees, reservists, veterans, and more to join our team, as we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, we will communicate only with the selected candidates.