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Vacancy summary

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

30/11/2021, 23:55 

April 2022
5 years
Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, Army
TG8 - Force Protection
RAF Honington
United Kingdom
FTRS - Limited Commitment

Vacancy detail

A vacancy has arisen for a Cpl – Gnr – to serve as IT JNCO at RAF Honington on Full Time Reserve Service (Limited Commitment) Terms and Conditions of Service (TCoS), with an initial proposed start date of 01 April 2022.

As a member of RAF Honington Training Wing (Trg Wg) the JNCO Information Technology (IT) post supports training output through IT management and Trg media, with an increased focus on Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) development in support of Project ASTRA & Trg Wg Modernisation.  The JNCO IT post is responsible for:

  • Briefing and implementation of Station IT policies and procedures in the absence of SNCO IT, and act as the Trg Spt Sqn Expert User.
  • Management of all Trg Wg IT resources and Audio-Visual Technical Equipment, acting as the Focal point for CIS interface, for liaising with the STDO / contractors for the repair, installation and maintenance of IT.
  • Act as a focal point within the Trg Wg Information Management and supporting the manning of the training stores.
  • Assist in the production and management of all Trg Wg Training Media in the support of Trg delivery, including instructor lead and online self-study learning material. Management of Computer Based Training software. Provide technical and conceptual support to the Trg Wg Innovation Hub. Act as the STARs Web administer.
  • Must either have been, or currently be, a Cpl - Gnr.
  • Hold a minimum of a Security Check National Security Vetting.
  • Complete a DBS check prior to commencing the position (Trg Wg will arrange).
  • Experience with DLE, Moodle or other Technology Enhanced Learning software.

          Required competencies:

  • Protecting Information Level 1
  • Defence Information Management Passport.
  • DII-Local security Officer – Basic Duties- v9.0
  • STARS Basic User Course.
  • Experience with DLE, Moodle or other Technology Enhanced Learning software. Completed some or all DLE management courses (DLE Foundation, Intermediate, Advanced, Administration and Non-Editing Trainer).
  • Experience of course creation within
  • Experience of training course design, or training delivery.
  • Experience of Information management, including Data protection and IT security.
  • Experience with STARS, completed basic user course.
  • Experience as an Expert User and DII-Local security Officer.
  • DCCT (E) Manager or experience of management of the DCCT.

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: Flt Lt Bailey


Name: Sgt Minshall



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

Name: Flt Lt Bailey  Email:   


The closing date for applications is 30 November 2021 and interviews will take place shortly afterwards.

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 (Limited Commitment) TCoS in accordance with AP 3392 Vol 7 Part 1 Chapter 16 and AP3392 Vol 7 Part 3 Chapter 2 for an initial period of 5 years.

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(LC) TCoS are eligible to occupy Single Living Accommodation (SLA) if available, at entitled rates, if serving within the Air Command TLB. However, due to a severe shortage, it is unlikely that accommodation will be available at RAF Honington

This opportunity is closed to applications.