Full-time, £23,190 per annum

Lowland Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association is an enabling organisation supporting the Reserve Forces and Cadet Organisations across the region. Funded by the Ministry of Defence, one of our key, and expanding, functions is to provide Administrative and Logistic support to the Army Cadet Force – a vibrant national youth organisation.

A vacancy exists for an ACF Cadet Administrative Assistant with Glasgow & Lanarkshire Battalion ACF. This position would suit someone with previous service in the Regular or Reserve Forces in the rank of Staff Sergeant or equivalent however all applicants with suitable experience will be considered. The job will entail travel within the battalion area and some weekend and out of hours working. The successful applicant will require to live within easy commuting distance of the ACF Battalion Headquarters in Cambuslang, Glasgow.

The appointment calls for:

  • A good knowledge and experience of military G4 duties and procedures
  • The ability to handle routine correspondence.
  • A current UK driving licence (preferably Cat C+E and/or Cat D1+E).
  • Competence in MS Office including MS Excel and an ability to learn new IT programmes.
  • An ability to work as part of a small team.

The successful applicant will be required to join the Army Cadet Force as a cadet force adult volunteer. The appropriate Volunteer Allowance will be granted for any full days training carried out and can be claimed, up to a maximum of 28 days per year, in addition to the salary quoted below.

The salary for the appointment is £23,190. The salary scale is based on an all hours worked scale (47 hours incl. lunch breaks). Annual leave, excluding public holidays, is 25 days per annum rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service. Previous service in the public sector will count towards qualifying years’ service. The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Council of RFCA Pension Scheme subject to the rules of the scheme. The scheme is a Career Average Revalued Earnings Scheme (CARE), which has a personal contribution of 5% of pensionable earnings for Members. Applicants must have a clean driving licence and should live within reasonable commuting distance of Cambuslang, Glasgow.

The appointment is for an initial probationary period of three months, continuing as a permanent position thereafter. The successful candidate will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment. This will include a Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVGS) disclosure from Disclosure Scotland.

Prospective applicants should contact Siobhan Newton on 0141 945 6740 to request an application pack.

Applications including application form, equal opportunities monitoring form and CV should be sent to Lowland Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association, 60 Avenuepark Street, Glasgow G20 8LW. Envelopes should be annotated “CAA Vacancy” on both sides. You should include the details of at least two referees (current CO is to be included for military personnel).

The closing date for applications is 17.00 on Friday 5 April 2019.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 17 April 2019 at Glasgow and Lanarkshire Battalion ACF Headquarters in Cambuslang, Glasgow. The start date for the CAA post will be Tuesday 7 May 2019.


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