Cadet Administrative Officer – Bristol Army Cadet Force

A vacancy has arisen for an Administrative Officer within the City and County of Bristol Army Cadet Force based at Keynsham.

The Wessex Reserve Forces’ & Cadets’ Association (RFCA) is an independent, non-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting and promoting the 3,000 tri-service Reservists and 15,000 Cadets across the seven counties of the South West (Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire, the City & County of Bristol and Gloucestershire), as well as providing support and assistance to the employers of Reservists and Cadet Force Adult Volunteers.

As an organisation we engage with the community in order to improve understanding of the roles and needs of the Armed Forces in general and the Reserve and Cadet Forces in particular. We are dedicated to raising awareness of the contribution they make to the nation and our region. Most importantly, we ensure that the outstanding contribution made to the local community by members of the Reserve and Cadet Forces is recognised and celebrated by the local community.

The appointment calls for a good overall knowledge of military staff procedures and terminology (previous service in the Armed Forces would be advantageous). Computer Literate (possessing a good working knowledge of MS-Office applications, knowledge/experience equivalent to the European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) qualification).

The salary is £19,911 per annum.

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 elect to join the Council of RFCAs Pension Scheme. This is a Career Average Revalued Earnings (CARE) Scheme.

For an application form and job description please visit

Completed application forms with Curriculum Vitae required by Friday 27 September 2019.

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