The Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Association for Greater London


Working for GL RFCA

GL RFCA is run by a staff of 26 people based in its beautiful Georgian offices a stone’s throw from Putney Bridge tube station. The staff of GL RFCA are Crown Servants headed up by ex-Regular officers. The organisation is also responsible for 32 staff who work directly supporting 14,000 Cadets in four London sectors.

We employ specialists in estate management, working with young people, employer and community engagement, commercial lettings, communications, and administrative support. As a small, diverse team we have plenty of opportunities to support colleagues working outside our area of expertise with the opportunity to learn new skills.

We also get to work with and for thousands of London's brilliant Reservists and fantastic Cadets.

Current Vacancies:




The above vacancy, operating from Army Reserve Centre, South Africa Road, White City, London W12 7RW, needs to be filled at the earliest opportunity after 30 June 2018.  The role calls for a probationary period of six (6) months, after the satisfactory completion of which the position will become permanent.  

The salary for this position, including the London Weighting Allowance of £3,000 per annum, is £27,380 per annum. This is an ‘All Hours Worked (AHW)’ contract and as such the individual is required to work up to a maximum of 47 hours per week, including lunch breaks, averaged out over a fixed 17 week period. In addition, the successful candidate could be eligible to join our pension scheme.  The annual leave entitlement of 25 days plus Bank Holidays; in accordance with RFCA Staff Regulations may be increased up to 30 days if prequalification criteria are met.

The Cadet Administrative Assistant is a civilian employee of the Association and as part of the Professional Support Staff (PSS) provides logistic support to the Army Cadet Force (ACF) within that Sector.  Members of the RFCA PSS are required to be members of the ACF as a condition of employment.  In addition to the competencies required by the Job Description, applicants should be a self-starter, highly organised and a team player;

Offers of employment are conditional on the following six (6) items:

•        Proof of the right to work in the United Kingdom;

•        Satisfactory references;

•        A full medical examination by a qualified medical practitioner appointed and paid by the Association, and receive a satisfactory report;

•        As the role includes working with young people, a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate {previously known as a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check};

•        A Security Check if not already held;

•       Clean driving licence.  

Application forms may be obtained from the Youth Secretary at  When completed it must be submitted in hard copy and signed with a covering letter and a CV of not more than 2 pages to:  

Youth Secretary

Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association for Greater London

Fulham House, 87 Fulham High Street

London SW6 3JS


Closing date for applications is Thursday, 28 June 2018 and interviews for retained candidates will take place the following week.



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