Vacancy for Commandant – Devon Army Cadet Force


Applications are invited for the position of Commandant Devon Army Cadet Force, based at Exeter. The post will become available in March 2018. 

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

            Mount House

            Mount Street


            TA1 3QE


            Tel:      Taunton (01823) 250103

            Fax:     Taunton (01823) 254004


Applicants should apply by Friday 26 January 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 mid-February 2018.

Reserve Forces