Deputy Colonel Cadets – Combined Cadet Force – HQ South West


1. Applications for the volunteer role of Deputy Colonel Cadets (Combined Cadet Force) are now invited from suitably qualified and experienced members of the Army Cadets. RPoC HQs, CCF contingents and ACF counties are requested to forward to suitable candidates. A volunteer Role Description and Application Form is available online at

2. Before applying, candidates should confirm that they meet all the requirements for membership of the Army Cadets as set out in AC 14233 The Army Cadet Force Regulations or AC 72076 Combined Cadet Force (Army) Personnel Regulations. Exceptionally, candidates with extensive senior leadership in other youth, community or voluntary sectors will be considered. It is also a requirement of all volunteer roles in the Army Cadets that an enhanced disclosure check is completed prior to appointment if this has not already been requested through an MOD organisation.

3. Candidates should submit a covering letter, a 250-word personal statement setting out the relevant skills and experience that would qualify them for this role with their Application Form to Rose Buttle at

4. Applications must be submitted by 1600 hours on Friday 1 March 2024. Submissions made after this time may not be accepted.

5. It is expected that interviews for this volunteer role will take place in March/April 2024 at Taunton or Tidworth, and the successful candidate will be notified shortly after that date. The initial appointment period in this volunteer role is three years, subject to review.

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