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Reserve Forces & Cadets Association
Northern Ireland


A vacancy has arisen for the post of Cadet Administrative Officer with the Reserve Forces and Cadets Association for Northern Ireland (RFCA NI). This is a full-time post based in Carryduff though there would be the opportunity for hybrid working, with a maximum of 2 days working from home.

The successful candidate will provide administrative support to the Army Cadet Force (ACF) Battalion,  therefore the appointment requires strong administrative and IT skills and experience of using bespoke software packages and/or management information systems (MIS).

The successful applicant will also have excellent communication and organisation skills and will be a good team player but with an ability to work effectively without close supervision.

The salary for the appointment at commencement is £24,040 (Crown Servant Administrative Officer (AO) Grade full-time post). The post holder will be required to work a 37 hour week (excluding lunchbreaks). Normal working days are Monday to Friday but occasional evening and weekend work may be required. The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Council of RFCAs Pension Scheme which operates a Career Average Revalued Earnings Scheme (CARE).

The successful candidate will be required to serve a probationary period of six months and final confirmation of the appointment is dependent upon the satisfactory completion of this probationary period.

The successful candidate will be required to be Security Cleared (SC).

Interested Candidates are asked to submita CV, along with a covering letter, by 5pm on Friday 24th November 2023. They may be sent by mail to RFCA for Northern Ireland, 25 Windsor Park, Belfast, BT9 6FR, FAO Business Administrator, or emailed to:  ni-adminao[AT]rfca[DOT]mod[DOT]uk


The Reserve Forces and Cadets Association for Northern Ireland is committed to being an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from eligible candidates no matter what their gender, marital status, age, race, ethnic origin or religious belief.