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VACANCIES 

VACANCY NOTICE – ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (AO) – MERSEYSIDE ARMY CADET FORCE

A full time vacancy with an immediate start has arisen for a permanent Crown Servant position in the role of the Cadet Administrative Officer (CAO), based at Merseyside ACF, St Georges Centre, Altcar Training Camp, Hightown, Liverpool, L38 7JD. 

This position is a full-time appointment working 37 hours per week (Monday – Friday).  The core hours of work are:

  • Monday to Thursday – 0830hrs – 1630hrs
  • Friday – 0830hrs -1600hrs

Merseyside ACF HQ staff are known as Professional Support Staff (PSS) which consists of the following:-

  • 1 x Cadet Executive Officer (CEO) (Grade C2) (AHW)
  • 1 x Cadet Quartermaster (CQM) (Grade D) (AHW)
  • 4 x Cadet Administrative Assistant (CAA) (Grade E1) (AHW)
  • 1 x Cadet Stores Assistants (CSA) (Grade E1) (AHW)
  • 2 x Administrative Officers (AO) (Grade E1)

The position offers free car parking, the use of a free Military gym available at Altcar Training Camp and the day off for your birthday. 

The salary is £21,169 per annum.  This is subject to any annual MOD pay rise. The successful applicant, may be eligible to join the CRFCA Pension Scheme which is a Career Average Revalued Earnings Scheme (CARE). The post holder must live within one hour travelling distance (in peak time) of NW RFCA HQ. 

Human Resources AO (CAO-MerACF)

NW RFCA

Alt House

Altcar Training Camp

Liverpool

L38 8JD

Telephone:    0151 318 3327

Email:           nw-hrasst@rfca.mod.uk

The Job Description including Personal Specification (as at 18 July 2022) is HERE and  vacancy notice HERE .

The closing date for applications is 1300 hrs on Friday 12 August  2022.

 Interviews will be held week Tuesday 23 August 2022.

 

VACANCY NOTICE – FINANCE OFFICER D GRADE

We have a full time vacancy with an immediate start as a Finance Officer (FO) (Executive Officer – D) as part of the Finance Team with The Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association for the North West of England and the Isle of Man (NW RFCA).  This is a permanent position based at NW RFCA, Alt House, Altcar Training Camp, Hightown, Liverpool, L38 7JD.  .

This position is a full-time appointment working 37 hours per week (Monday – Friday).  It will require the candidate to work outside core working hours to attend meeting as agreed with the Head of Finance.

The core working hours (with flexibility to commence before or after stated hours) are:

Monday – Thursday: 0830hrs – 1630hrs

Friday: 0830hrs -1600hrs

The salary offered is £26,350 per annum. This is subject to any annual MOD pay rise. The successful applicant will be eligible to join the CRFCA Pension Scheme which is a Career Average Revalued Earnings Scheme (CARE).  Holiday entitlement is 25 days (plus Public Holidays (PH)) per year (1 April – 31 March) or 30 days (plus PH) if 5 years prior service with HM Forces or another Government Department.

The post holder should ideally live within one hour travelling distance (in peak time) of Alt House (NW RFCA).

In exchange for your experience, we offer a hybrid working pattern (once probation (of between 6-12 months) has been completed), free car parking, access to a gym and a day off for your birthday.

The Job Description including Personal Specification (as at 18 July 2022) is HERE and  vacancy notice HERE .

The closing date for applications is 1200hrs on 12 August 2022, with interviews being held at Alt House on 24 August 2022.

NW RFCA reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a sufficient number of suitable applications.

If you wish to apply for this post, please send in your CV, along with a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4.  Please focus your covering letter on the reasons for your application, with reference to the headings in the Person Specification.  Please let us know, using examples, how your knowledge, skills, experience and personal attributes either at work, or elsewhere, qualify you to undertake the duties and responsibilities set out in the main activities/key tasks of the Job Description, and to meet the person specification. 

 NW RFCA please see our Recruitment folder HERE

Please send to CV and covering letter to

NW RFCA

Alt House

Altcar Training Camp

Liverpool

L38 7JD

Telephone:    07816599312

Email:           nw-hrasst@rfca.mod.uk

VACANCY NOTICE – INDUSTRIAL VACANCY (CAMP OPERATIVE 2) ALTCAR TRAINING CAMP

We have a full time vacancy with an immediate start date for Industrial Camp Operative 2. This is a permanent Crown Servant position based at Altcar Training Camp, Hightown, Liverpool, L38 7JD. 

The salary offered is £19,007 per annum.  The successful applicants will be eligible to join the CRFCA pension scheme, which is a Career Average Revalued Earnings Scheme (CARE).

This is a fantastic opportunity for an industrial worker with experience of grounds maintenance, minor repairs, and stores.  In exchange for your experience, we are offering a generous salary and free car parking.  As an employer who supports its employees, we try to support our staff wherever we can; with, for example all PPE and tools provided.  The use of a free on-site military gym, and we even give you a day off for your birthday. 

The successful candidate will be entitled to 25 days annual leave (excluding Public Holidays) which increases to 30 days with 5 years’ service.  Prior employment with the Armed Forces or another Government Department will count towards qualifying years’ service.

The offer of employment will be conditional on the following:

  • Confirmation of the right to work in the UK
  • Completion of a medical assessment which may require a full medical examination by a qualified medical practitioner appointed and paid by the Association
  • Satisfactory references
  • Successful completion of the Baseline Personal Security Standards check and an Enhanced Disclosure check from the Disclosure and Barring   Service (DBS)

All staff are required to complete a 12 month probationary period which is reported on monthly by the Line Manager.

A job description with a personal specification can be found HERE  and the vacancy notice HERE.

If you wish to apply for this post, please send in your CV, along with a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4.  Please focus your covering letter on the reasons for your application, with reference to the headings in the Person Specification.  Please let us know, using examples, how your knowledge, skills, experience and personal attributes either at work, or elsewhere, qualify you to undertake the duties and responsibilities set out in the main activities/key tasks of the Job Description, and to meet the person specification.  Please send to:

Human Resources Administrative Officer (Camp Operative 2)

NW RFCA

Alt House

Altcar Training Camp

Liverpool

L38 7JD

Telephone:    07816599312

Email:           nw-hrasst@rfca.mod.uk

As part of the selection process, you will be required to undertake a manual assessment, and to attend a face to face interview at Altcar Training Camp.  

 

 

 

 

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