Vacancies


Cadet Executive Officer – Cheshire Army Cadet Force 

A full time vacancy will arise on Monday 2 December 2019 for a permanent Crown Servant position (Grade C2) Cadet Executive Officer (CEO), based at Cheshire Army Cadet Force, Fox Barracks, Liverpool Road, Cheshire, CH2 4AB. The handover for this appointment will commence on Monday 2 December 2019 with the current incumbent departing on 31 December 2019.

The contract for this position is on an All Hours Worked (AHW) basis working an average of 42.5 hours per week over a 17 week period (this includes hours worked in the evenings and at weekends on a routine basis as directed by the line manager). Due to the requirements of the contract, evening work is an essential part of this role; therefore the successful applicant is required to live within reasonable commuting distance (no more than one hour under rush hour traffic conditions) of Chester Army Cadet Force HQ

It should be noted that as a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be required to become a member of Cheshire Army Cadet Force in the rank of Major and attend various camps throughout the year (such as Easter and Summer Camps). The incumbent will be remunerated with an ACF Voluntary Allowance for training, and expenses for their ACF activities.

The salary is £36,979 including an AHW enhancement. This is subject to an annual MOD pay rise. The successful candidate will be eligible to join the CRFCA Pension Scheme which is a Career Average Revalued Earning Scheme (CARE). As part of the package, we offer a generous annual leave allowance plus a day off for your birthday and free secure car parking facilities available at Cheshire ACF.

A job description and personal specification are accessed via links below

Vacancy Notice

Job Description

The closing date for applications is 1300 hrs on 28 June 2019.

Interviews will be held at HQ NW RFCA, Gladstone House, Altcar Training Camp, Hightown, Liverpool L38 8AF on Tuesday 9 July 2019.

Further information concerning this appointment can be obtained from the current CEO – Major Nick Carpenter – nw-che-ceo@rfca.mod.uk or 01244 390252


Labourer – Camp Operative (Zone 1) ( Fixed Term Contract for 12 Months)

Altcar Training Camp

A vacancy has arisen for a 12 months fixed term contract, working on a full time basis as a Labourer (Zone 1) at Altcar Training Camp, Hightown, Liverpool L38 8AF.

The position is a full time appointment, working 37 hours per week 5 days out of 7 (Monday to Sunday).

The salary is £16,336 per annum.

If you wish to apply for this post please click on the links below for more information:

Vacancy Notice

Job Description

The closing date for applications is 1300 hrs on Wednesday 26 June 2019.

Interviews will be held at NW RFCA, Altcar Training Camp, Liverpool L38 8AF on Friday 5 July 2019.


Deputy Head of Finance ( Fixed Term Contract for 2 Years)

NW RFCA

A vacancy has arisen for a new 2 year fixed term contract working on a part- time basis as a Deputy Head of Finance (DHF) (Grade D) working in the Headquarters of NW RFCA, Gladstone House, Altcar Training Camp, Hightown, Liverpool L38 8AF.

The position is a part time appointment working 25 hours per week.

The pro-rata salary is £17,150 per annum.

If you wish to apply for this post please click on the links below for more information:

Vacancy Notice

Job Description

The closing date for applications is 0900 hrs on Friday 28 June 2019.

Interviews will be held at NW RFCA, Gladstone House, Altcar Training Camp, Liverpool L38 8AF on Wednesday 24 July 2019.


Cumbria Army Cadet Force

Cadet Administrative Assistant

A full time vacancy has arisen for a permanent Crown Servant position (Grade E1) Cadet Admin Assistant (CAA), based at Cumbria Army Cadet Force, Ypres Block, The Castle, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8UR.

The contract for this position is on an All Hours Worked (AHW) basis working an average of 42 hours per week over a 17 week period (this includes hours worked in the evenings and at weekends on a routine basis as directed by the line manager). Due to the requirements of the contract, evening work is an essential part of this role; therefore the successful applicant is required to live within reasonable commuting distance (no more than one hour under rush hour traffic conditions) of Cumbria ACF HQ.. 

The salary is £23,190 per annum (includes the AHW uplift). This is subject to an annual MOD pay rise.  The successful candidate will be eligible to join the CRFCA Pension Scheme which is a Career Average Revalued Earning Scheme (CARE). As part of the package, we offer a generous annual leave allowance plus a day off for your birthday and free secure car parking.

A job description and personal specification are accessed via links below.

If you wish to apply for this post, please click on the links below:

Vacancy Notice

Job Description

This post has been extended till 25 July 2019.

Interviews will be held at Cumbria ACF on 22 August 2019.


 External vacancies

Lancashire Army Cadet Force

There will be a vacancy for the Deputy Commandant within Lancashire Army Cadet Force in September 2019. The normal place of duty for this post will be the Headquarters of Lancashire ACF which is situated in Chindits Way, Preston, PR2 8DG. For full details view here.

Wellacre Academy

There is currently a vacancy for an Assistant Head of House/CCF School Staff Instructor (SSI) at Wellacre Academy in Trafford. For full details view here.

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