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JNCO Admin Support

Vacancy summary

Royal Air Force
ECR 34854
OR-4 - LH/LR - Cpl

31/07/2021, 23:55 

October 2021
2 Years, 6 months
Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, Army
TG17 - Personnel
Personnel (Support)
MOD St Athan
Vale of Glamorgan, The
United Kingdom
FTRS - Home Commitment

Vacancy detail

Subject to formal establishment amendment, a vacancy will arise for a Cpl – Pers (Spt) - to serve as JNCO Admin Support within Admin Sqn at MoD St Athan on FTRS (HC) Terms and Conditions of Service (TCOS) with an initial proposed start date being 04 October 2021 (or earlier, depending upon candidate status).

This post is currently located in an establishment that is part of the Defence Technical training Change Programme; therefore, it is likely to be subject to relocation to an alternative MOD site by the end of Mar 2024.  Under current plans the preferred site for Defence Technical training is RAF Lyneham.

The post holder will be responsible to the Station Warrant Officer in the support of a variety of administrative taskings on unit, which will primarily include the following roles:

  • Station Passes.  Responsible to the USyO for the management of station passes for contractors/non-contractor passes along with access to the Gymnasium and Station cinema for eligible personnel.
  • DBS.  Responsible for the administration and management of DBS checks for both military and civilian personnel on unit.
  • CDT Implementation and Co-ordination.  Working with the unit CDT Co-ordination officer to ensure correct implementation of unit plan upon CDT visits.
  • Honors & Award Ceremonies.  Assistance in the administration and management of unit Honor and Award ceremonies working closely with OC Service Discipline.
  • Unit Orders.  Administration of unit orders including the review/amendment of SSO’s / SDO and Duty NCO orders.
  • Must either have been, or currently be, a Cpl (Pers (Spt) or a SAC (Pers (Spt) eligible for promotion in accordance with AP 3392 Vol 2 Leaflet 560 and AP 3376 Vol 1. All Promotions will be ratified by means of a Promotion Board.
  • Must have professional HR experience of Service Writing and working knowledge of JPA.
  • Good interpersonal skills, oral and written communication with good IT skills (MS Office).
  • The successful applicant will be required to undertake Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Clearance.

A Selection Board will carry out a rigorous selection process for this post, based principally on an applicant’s last 3 appraisal reports as required.  Enquiries concerning this vacancy should be made to:

Name:      FS D Dixon

Applications.  Candidate applications, with a maximum 2-page CV (to include copies of last 3 appraisal reports as required) should be sent to:

FS D Dixon, FS PS, MoD St Athan, Barry, CF62 4WA

The closing date for applications is 31 Jul 21 and interviews (unless prom board required) will take place week commencing 9 Aug 21.

Unless already enlisted in the Reserve Air Forces the successful applicant will be required to be enlisted in the RAFR with a liability for call-out for permanent service.

The appointment is on Full Time Reserve Service (Home Commitment) TCoS in accordance with AP 3392 Vol 7 Part 1 Chapter 16 and AP3392 Vol 7 Part 3 Chapter 2 up to 31 Mar 24.

Confirmation of appointment will depend on successful completion of a RAF Medical Board.  Personnel who do not meet the Age/Permanent Joint Medical Employment Standard (PJMES) may apply for the appointment but will only be considered subject to an executive waiver process on a case by case basis.

Candidates who have been out of regular or reserve service for more than 5 years  may be considered for this appointment.  Prior approval must be sought from the relevant Branch & Trade Advisor to confirm current and past experience prior to being invited to interview. 

Applicants of an equivalent rank from sister Services may apply but will only be accepted into RAFR service if an appropriate branch/trade sponsor can be identified to sponsor the applicant.  Branch/trade sponsor approval must be agreed before the interview.

Regular Service Applicants.  Personnel currently serving in the Regular Royal Air Force should be mindful of the current Early Termination Minimum Waiting Time (MWT) for their respective Rank, Branch/Trade and ensure this MWT is compatible with the post sponsor’s proposed start date, prior to applying.

Ex-service candidates who have been administratively discharged through the QR1027 process will have their applications rejected as they are not eligible to join the RAF Reserves in accordance with AP 3391 (Vol 3, Lft 207, Annex L, Para 1a).

Pension Issues.  Personnel who qualify for a service pension should take financial advice from Defence Business Services (DBS) Pensions Department on the effect that undertaking reserve service has on their pension (details can be found on the JPA splash screen). Additional guidance can also be found at Of particular note is reference to the ‘Effect of Re-employment on Commutation’.

Flexible Working Arrangements. In accordance with the Flexible Working (FW) Policy, Reserves personnel are able to request FW arrangements with their line manager.  Any immediate FW requirements should be agreed with the line management at the interview stage.

Individual Reinforcement Training (IRT) (Module 1) and RAF Fitness Test (RAFFT).  Reserve personnel are required to maintain currency in IRT and the RAFFT iaw the relevant TCoS.  The successful applicant will be expected to undertake IRT and the RAFFT within 6 months of commencing employment (if required).

Annual Salary and Leave.  Pay will be in accordance with the pay scales published for the reserve air forces.  Leave entitlement is detailed in JSP 760.

Accommodation. Personnel serving on FTRS(HC) are eligible to occupy Single Living Accommodation (SLA) if available, at entitled rates, if serving within the Air Command TLB.

This opportunity is closed to applications.