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Bar Steward

Location: Cadet Training Centre, Frimley

Permanent

Commencing – As soon as possible

The Army Cadet Force Association (ACFA) is seeking a Bar Steward, working at the Cadet Training Centre at Frimley. The Bar Steward is directly responsible to the House Manager for serving alcohol and soft drinks in the bar and assisting with the control of stock and cash handling. They will also be expected to carry out general stewarding duties. This is a permanent position and will consist of a 32 hour working week, Sunday to Thursday evening at a starting annual salary of £14,400. A copy of the Job Description can be found here.

The Cadet Training Centre, Frimley Park is the National Training Centre for the Combined Cadet Force and the Army Cadet Force. The majority of instruction is carried out for students from these organisations attending week long residential courses. Courses normally assemble mid Sunday afternoon and disperse PM Fridays. There are in addition 10-12 weekend conferences scheduled throughout the year.

Applications be submitted to Martin Meek by Email to: hr@armycadets.com by midnight Tuesday 11th December 2018 and interviews will take place in Frimley on Monday 17th December 2018. A copy of the application form is here.


Trawl for CFAVs to accompany the Canadian Exchange Programme with the Royal Canadian Army Cadets

The ACFA is looking for Cadet Force Adult Volunteers (ACF or CCF) to escort UK cadets to Canada and Canadian cadets in the UK during the summer 2019 Canadian exchange programme. The exchange takes place from 4th July to 18th August 2019.

There are two types of post available:

  • Senior Escort Officers must be commissioned. Ideally they should have taken part in a previous exchange although this is not compulsory.
  • Escort Officers.

UK Cadets visiting Canada – Ex OAK LEAF

There are four Senior Escort Officer and three Escort Officer posts available for the outbound exchange. This is an exciting opportunity to escort UK cadets on a seven week course in Canada. On the courses you will take part in a range of activities that may include: canoeing, kayaking, climbing, mountain biking, horse riding, glacier climbing, shooting, wild camping, trekking and sports.

Interviews will take place at Cadets Branch, HQ Regional Command, Montgomery House, Aldershot in January 2019. Successful candidates will be required to attend the National Selection Event at Cwrt-y-Gollen, Crickhowell which will take place 10th-14th April 2019 – where candidates will be required to demonstrate that they meet the minimum fitness standards that are required of cadets participating in the respective courses. In addition to accompanying cadets on the exchange programme all successful applicants will be required to attend a briefing day prior to deployment.

Full role descriptions can be found here for the Outbound Escort Officer and here for the Senior Outbound Escort Officer.

A copy of the Application form can be found here.

Canadian Cadets in the UK – Ex MAPLE LEAF

There are two Escort Officer posts available for the inbound exchange. In this role you will be accompanying and leading some of the activities for the Canadian cadets across a four phase exchange programme, which includes a cultural phase, camp phase, AT phase and battlefield study.

This role is offered as a single five week post.

Interviews will take place at Cadets Branch, HQ Regional Command, Montgomery House, Aldershot in January 2019.

The role description can be found here.

A copy of the Application form can be found here.

Please submit all applications by midnight Friday 21st December 2018. Applicants for the Ex OAK LEAF posts should annotate on the front of their Application Form whether they are applying for the Senior Escort Officer or Escort Officer role. All applications must be emailed to Martin Meek at hr@armycadets.com.

CCF Cadet Expansion Programme Cadet Training Team Instructor

Location: Woolwich

Full Time – Contract Provisionally to April 2020

Commencing – As soon as possible

The Army Cadet Force Association (ACFA) is seeking a CCF Cadet Expansion Programme Cadet Training Team Instructor, working for London District Cadet Training Team based at RA Barracks, Woolwich. The CCF Cadet expansion Programme Cadet Training Team Instructor is directly responsible to the Officer Commanding London District Cadet Training Team (CTT) for providing training support to Cadet units and assurance to the chain of command. The worn rank for this role will be Sergeant Instructor (SI) regardless of the currently held rank within the Cadet Forces.

This is a full time contract provisionally to April 2020 and will consist of a 48 hour working week with an annual salary of £29,000 – there may be a requirement for some limited evening and weekend work and in this case Time Off in Lieu (TOIL) will be authorised. A copy of the Job Description is attached.

Applications be submitted to Martin Meek by Email to: hr@armycadets.com by midnight Friday 18th January 2019 and interviews will take place at Headquarters London District, Horse Guards in Whitehall the week commencing Monday 28th January 2019. A copy of the application form is also attached.


AFCA Finance Assistant

The Army Cadet Force Association (ACFA) is seeking a Finance Assistant, based at Holderness House, 51-61 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4DW. This is a 2 years Fixed Term appointment and will consist of a 40 hour working week, at a starting annual salary of £21,944 in line with the voluntary London Living Wage rate. A copy of the Job Description can be found here.

Applications are to be submitted to Martin Meek by Email to: hr@armycadets.com by midnight Thursday 31st January 2019 and interviews will take place in London in early February 2019. A copy of the application form is here.