Vacancy for Deputy Colonel Cadets (Training) – HQ South West


Applications are invited for the position of Deputy Colonel Cadets (Training) HQ South West, based at Tidworth. The post will become available in March 2018. 

The post of Deputy Colonel Cadets 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. 

All candidates must have served as a CCF (A) or ACF Officer in a planning, management or training role; in the rank of Major, either with CCF Contingent Commander or ACF Company Commander experience.

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 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