Applications are invited for the position of Commandant Devon Army Cadet Force, based at Exeter. The post will become available in December 2017.
The post of Cadet Commandant is a voluntary appointment however the successful applicant 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, with the unpaid acting rank of Colonel, if qualified.
All candidates must hold, (or have previously held), a Land Forces commission. The initial appointment is 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:
Mr A Owen
Association Staff Officer
Wessex Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association
Tel: Taunton (01823) 250103
Fax: Taunton (01823) 254004
Applicants should apply by Wednesday 30 August 2017, 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 on Wednesday 27 September 2017.