Greater London Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Association :: Working for GL RFCA

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, 900 Lea Bridge Road, Whipps Cross, London E17 9DW, needs to be filled at the earliest opportunity after 28 August 2018. The role calls for a probationary period of six (6) months, after the satisfactory completion of which the position will become permanent. The job description is attached hereto.

The salary for this position, including the London Weighting Allowance of £3,000 per annum, is of £23,932 per annum for a 36½ hours per week. The Association's normal working hours are 0830-1700 Monday to Thursday and 0830-1600 Friday. 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 Officer is a civilian employee of the Association provides administrative support to the Professional Support Staff (PSS) and Army Cadet Force (ACF) within that Sector. 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};
  • Successful completion of the Baseline Personal Security Standards (BPSS) check;
  • A Security Check if not already held;


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


SW6 3JS 


Closing date for applications is Thursday, 30 August 2018 and interviews for retained candidates will take place the following week.







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