Applications are invited for the post of Administration Officer with East Midlands Reserve Forces and Cadets Association.  This is a full time post and is located in the Army Reserve Centre, Triumph Road, Nottingham NG7 2GG; the successful candidate will be expected to reside within daily travelling distance of his/her place of work.  This is a Crown Servant Grade E1 post

The appointment calls for:

  • Previous clerical experience including management of paper and electronic documentation.
  • Competence in the use of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) and knowledge of databases preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communicating skills.
  • Previous Military or ACF experience would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Flexibility in covering other duties.

The salary for the appointment is £19,346 per annum.  The successful applicant will be eligible to elect to join the Council of RFCA’s Pension Scheme.  This is a Career Average Revalued Earnings (CARE) Scheme. The successful candidate will be entitled to 25 days annual leave allowance.

The successful candidate will also be required to be security cleared prior to the appointment; this may include an Enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The appointment is for a probationary period of six months in the first instance.

The application form is available here.

A full job description is available here.

Applications, complete with a CV, are to reach the Association by Friday 30 June 2017.  A selection board will be held on Monday 10 July 2017. 



A vacancy will arise in September 2017 for a Cadet Commandant with Derbyshire Army Cadet Force[1], based in Derby. Derbyshire ACF comprises 32 detachments with some 750 cadets and 150 adult volunteers on strength.  Potential applicants wishing to seek further information regarding the vacancy should contact the Commandant or Cadet Executive Officer at the following address:

HQ Derbyshire ACF

Army Reserve Centre

Sinfin Lane


DE24 9GL

Tel No: 01332 772025 Ext 22


The post of Cadet Commandant is a voluntary appointment, the successful applicant will be, depending on previous service, granted the acting rank of Lieutenant Colonel and local rank of Colonel, and is entitled to claim the Volunteer Allowance in accordance with current regulations. In addition payment for residence to place of duty and motor mileage allowances may also be claimed when on official ACF duty.

Applicants for this appointment must hold or have held a Land Force (Regular, Reserve, CCF(A) or ACF) commission, preferably in the rank of Major or above and ideally be under 57 years old. The application for this appointment, consisting of a covering letter and CV, is to be sent to East Midlands RFCA, at the address below.  The Secretariat (Brigade 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.

The appointment is for an initial term of three years. The post is a ‘Regulated Position’ requiring a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) “Enhanced Disclosure” certificate to be produced prior to appointment.

Application and CV are to be sent to:

Deputy Chief Executive

East Midlands RFCA

Army Reserve Centre

Triumph Road




The closing date for applications is 30 August 2017. The intent is to arrange an Interview Board at HQ 7th Infantry Brigade & HQ East, Chilwell in the period 4 – 15 September 2017. Applicants should indicate any days in this period when they are not available.

Further information on the Derbyshire ACF can be found here.

Army Cadet Force – Adult Volunteer

We are always keen to find new adults to help us, both male and female and no military experience is necessary, only the wish to help in the development of young people.

The best person to tell you more are the Cadet Instructors themselves. To enable us to get the right person to speak to you, please fill in your contact details here and send the information back to us. Your local Cadet County Headquarters will then contact you.

The Army Cadet Force is a youth organisation offering young people between 12 and 18 the opportunity to have fun, adventure and make friends whilst learning – military skills, shooting, survival techniques, kayaking, rock-climbing, hill walking, mountain biking and much more. They have great summer camps at home and overseas plus the opportunity to gain some very useful qualifications. They also contribute to their local communities by helping with worthwhile projects and by raising money for a wide array of charities.

As an Adult Volunteer in your spare time, enabling Army Cadets to learn new skills, overcome fears or difficulties and become responsible citizens is incredibly rewarding. Being an Instructor also gives you a chance to develop your own strengths such as leadership skills, team building and confidence – and you can gain vocational qualifications up to Master’s degree level in various management and training courses.