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Vacancies at East Anglia RFCA

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VACANCY – ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (EMPLOYER ENGAGEMENT)

Start date June 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Full Time Administrative Officer (Employer Engagement) at East Anglia Reserve Forces and Cadets Association, located close to Chelmsford City centre, Essex (CM2 6BU).

We are widely recognised as the most valuable, knowledgeable and authoritative body in support of reserve forces and cadet organisations in East Anglia.

As a public organisation with Crown status:

-We champion our local MOD sponsored youth organisations, sustaining 250+ units.

-We nurture enduring networks with employers and local authorities, supporting Reserves and Cadets.

We are looking for a highly organised individual with excellent numeracy and literacy skills, computer literate, able to learn new systems quickly and work with minimum supervision. Good communication and inter-personal skills are essential both virtual and Face-to-Face along with a knowledge of Customer Relations Management (CRM) databases. A full driving licence is essential.

The Administrative Officer (Employer Engagement)’s range of tasks include:

-Maintenance of the CRM database.

-Assist with the delivery of the Employer Engagement plan.

-Assist with preparation and attendance of events, and event communications.

This position attracts a current salary of £20,919 pa. Additional benefits include a generous defined benefit pension scheme, annual leave of 25 days plus bank and public holidays (rising to 30 days after 5 years of service) and free on-site parking.

Application forms and a full job description can be obtained from the Downloads Panel and returned to:

 

Administrative Officer (Employer Engagement) Vacancy

East Anglia RFCA

250 Springfield Road

Chelmsford

Essex

CM2 6BU

01245 244802

ea-offman@rfca.mod.uk

This vacancy has a probationary period of twelve months and final confirmation of the appointment is dependent upon the satisfactory completion of this probationary period.

Closing date for applications is 1200hrs on Monday 10 May 2021. Interviews for selected candidates will be held the fortnight commencing 17 May 2021, in person or by Video call, with a view for the successful candidate to start in June 2021.

@EastAngliaRFCA


VACANCY – FULL TIME CADET ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Start date May 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Cadet Administrative Assistant at East Anglia Reserve Forces and Cadets Association (RFCA) based at Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Army Cadet Force, in Kempston, Bedfordshire.

East Anglia RFCA is one of 13 RFCAs across the UK and widely recognised as the most valuable, knowledgeable and authoritative body in support of the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force Reserve Forces and Cadet Organisations in East Anglia. The Association is an arms-length public body, apolitical and independent from the Ministry of Defence although funded by it to deliver its three mandated Defence outputs of managing the Reserve and Cadet Estates, Community and Employer Engagement, and support to Cadets.

As a public sector organisation with Crown status, we are looking for an organised individual with excellent numeracy and literacy skills, who is computer literate and able to learn new systems quickly and work with the minimum of supervision. Good communication and inter-personal skills are required.

Range of tasks include:

-Management of ACF Properties

-Stores Management and Accounting

-SHEF Management

-Cadet Training

-Security

You must have experience of, and preferably be qualified in, Safety, Health, Environmental and Fire matters and Stores Management. The successful candidate must complete the Ammunition Storeman’s course within twelve months of taking up post, if not already qualified. You will be expected to travel throughout the region and be flexible with working hours as some evening & weekend work will be necessary.

This post is for 47 hours per week including lunch breaks on an All Hours Worked contract. This position attracts a current salary of £24,364 p.a. Additional benefits include a generous defined benefit pension scheme, annual leave of 25 days plus public holidays (rising to 30 days after 5 years of service) and free on-site parking.

Application forms and a full job description can be obtained from the Downloads Panel and returned to:

CAA BH Vacancy 

East Anglia RFCA

250 Springfield Road

Chelmsford

Essex

CM2 6BU

01245 244802

ea-offman@rfca.mod.uk

@EastAngliaRFCA

Closing date for applications is 1200hrs Monday 19 April 2021. Interviews for selected candidates will be held Wednesday 28 April 2021, in person or by Video Call, with a view for the successful candidate to start in May/ June 2021.


VACANCY FOR A COMMANDANT AND TWO DEPUTY COMMANDANTS – CAMBRIDGESHIRE ARMY CADET FORCE

Vacancies will occur in August for a Commandant and two Deputy Commandants in Cambridgeshire Army Cadet Force, based at Waterbeach. The County ACF comprises 31 detachments, with over 800 Cadets and Cadet Force Adult Volunteers on strength.

The posts of Commandant and Deputy Commandant are voluntary appointments. However, the successful applicant will be eligible to receive remuneration in the form of Volunteer Allowance (VA) for full day’s attendance and certain other allowances for subsistence and travel when on ACF duty in accordance with ACF Regulations and within the limits advised by Brigade.

Candidates must hold or have held a Land Forces or a Cadet Forces commission.

It is a requirement under the Disclosure and Barring Service Code of Practice that this position requires an “Enhanced Disclosure” prior to appointment.

The Secretariat (7 Bde MS) reserves the right to contact an applicant’s current Commandant (or Commanding Officer in the case or Regular or Army Reserve applicants) to ask for a reference where this is deemed necessary.

Application forms and a job description may be obtained from the Downloads Panel and returned to:

Via post:

Office Manager

East Anglia RFCA

250 Springfield Road

Chelmsford

Essex

CM2 6BU

Telephone: 01245 244802

E-Mail: ea-offman@rfca.mod.uk

Please ensure you clearly indicate which position/s you are applying for in the box marked ‘Appointment applied for’ on the Application Form.

Closing date for applications is 23 May 2021. Interviews are scheduled to take place on either Wednesday 16 June or Wednesday 23 June, starting at 1615hrs and will be conducted over Zoom.


VACANCY FOR A DEPUTY COMMANDANT ESSEX ARMY CADET FORCE

A vacancy has occurred for a Deputy Commandant in Essex Army Cadet Force, based at Chelmsford. The County ACF comprises 32 detachments, with over 1175 Cadets and Cadet Force Adult Volunteers on strength.

The post of Deputy Commandant is a voluntary appointment. However, the successful applicant will be eligible to receive remuneration in the form of Volunteer Allowance (VA) for full day’s attendance and certain other allowances for subsistence and travel when on ACF duty in accordance with ACF Regulations and within the limits advised by their Commandant.

Candidates must hold or have held a Land Forces or a Cadet Forces commission.

It is a requirement under the Disclosure and Barring Services Code of Practice that this position requires an “Enhanced Disclosure” prior to appointment.

The Secretariat (7 Bde MS) reserves the right to contact an applicant’s current Commandant (or Commanding Officer in the case or Regular or Army Reserve applicants) to ask for a reference where this is deemed necessary.

Application forms and a job description may be obtained from the Downloads Panel and returned to:

Via post:

Office Manager

East Anglia RFCA

250 Springfield Road

Chelmsford

Essex

CM2 6BU

Telephone: 01245 244802

E-Mail: ea-offman@rfca.mod.uk

Closing date for applications is 1200hrs 10 May 2021. Interviews, probably over zoom, will take place last week of May or first week of June in the early evening.


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