Applications are invited for the position of Deputy Commandant, Somerset Army Cadet Force, based at Taunton. The post will become available in May 2018.
The posts of Cadet Deputy Commandants are voluntary appointments however the successful applicants will receive an allowance equivalent to the paid rank of Lieutenant Colonel up to a maximum of 28 days per annum under the Volunteer Allowance scheme.
All candidates must hold, (or have previously held), a Land Forces commission. The initial appointments are for 3 years; with an option to extend for a further 2 years. Therefore all candidates should be under the age of 62: or ideally 60.
It is a requirement under the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Code of Practice that this position requires an ‘Enhanced Disclosure’ prior to appointment.
Application forms and a Role Specification (which is an extract from the Army Cadet Force Regulations Feb 2017) may be obtained from:
Mrs H Owen, Association Staff Officer, Wessex Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association, Mount House, Mount Street, TAUNTON, TA1 3QE
Tel: Taunton (01823) 250103
Fax: Taunton (01823) 254004
Applicants should apply by Friday 2 March 2018, returning the Application Form together with a covering letter highlighting their skills and qualities for the position and the names and contact details of 2 referees.
It is envisaged that the Selection Board will take place at Taunton in March/April 2018