A full-time vacancy has arisen for a permanent Crown Servant position, Cadet Executive Officer (CEO) with the Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association for Yorkshire and The Humber. The grade C2 post is based at the Yorkshire, North and West ACF, in Strensall, York. The appointment will be for a probationary period of 6 months in the first instance.

Applicants should have previous commissioned service in the Armed Forces at Field Rank and be IT literate. They should have experience of managing significant workloads and be able to prioritise their commitments. They should have a sound knowledge of the military system and hold a Service Funds Accounts (or equivalent) qualification. They must have excellent communication skills and hold a current driving licence.

Knowledge of Child Protection procedures and familiarity with the ACF Proficiency Certificate would be highly desirable.

The salary for the role is £36,979 pa, based on an ‘All Hours Worked’ contract. The successful candidate will be eligible to join the CRFCA Pension Scheme. The annual leave entitlement starts at 25 days (excluding Bank Holidays) and increases to 30 days with 5 years’ service. Prior employment with the Armed Forces or another Government Department will count towards qualifying years’ service.

The successful candidate will require security clearance at SC level and under the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Code of Practice; this position requires an ‘Enhanced Disclosure’.

A job description and person specification are available below to download.

If you wish to apply for this post, you should send a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4 along with a current CV. Please focus the covering letter on why you feel you have the key skills and experience to meet the Personal Specification. We strongly recommend that you provide evidence of how your knowledge, skills, experience and personal attributes, either in work or elsewhere, qualify you to undertake the duties and responsibilities set out in the job description and personal specification. Please send your completed application to:

Mrs Jenny Robinson          Email:  [email protected]

Head of Support Services     Telephone:      01904 616163

          RFCA YH

          20 St Georges Place


          YO24 1DS

The closing date for applications is Friday 14th February 2020 and interviews will take place in York on either 19th or 20th February 2020.








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