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Vacancy summary

Royal Navy
OR-4 - LH/LR - Cpl
Leading Seaman, Corporal

25/02/2024, 23:55 

2 Years
Royal Navy, Royal Marines
NCHQ People Strategy & Policy
United Kingdom
FTRS - Limited Commitment

Vacancy detail

Unit & Position Role

Unit Function

Under the 2* Director of People and Training and the 1* Deputy Director of People and Training Strategy, the N9 Strategic Policy team is the focal point for all people related policy development, ensuring strategic coherence in the formulation of single service, tri-service and quad service policies for personnel in the whole-force Royal Navy. It represents the Royal Navy’s interest in all Defence-wide people programmes and employment policy changes, ensuring it is fit for purpose for the Navy.

Position Role

Leave Well & Veterans Project Support is to support the SO2 Leave Well & Veterans to ensure that all relevant conditions and intent of the Leave Well strategy are met. For those who have served in the Royal Navy and their families, to transition smoothly back into civilian life and feel valued for their commitment. This will ensure that the CoC understand the intent of Prepare Early to Leave Well and convey in-service opportunities and benefits as well as the importance of regular HARDFACTS monitoring and an assessment in Resettlement.


Monitor and (if required) update links for Life Checker and HARDFACTS on SCIO
Monitor and (if required) update links for the Prepare Early to Leave Well (PE2LW) Page on My Navy.
Search for new information and guidance for the given considerations and amend links and advice for Life Checker and HARDFACTS on SCIO.
Monitor the shared user inbox for feedback on Life Checker and HARDFACTS and inform LM.
Deliver LW and Retention briefings to ABLC and LHLC as required.
Administration for SCIO Leave Well platform – amend narratives, update applications visual appearance
Monitor and update the links on the service leaver checklist and contract.
Tactical-level maintenance of ‘Discover my Benefits’ from a RN perspective.
Work on projects and actions contained within the P&T V&S and LW plan as directed
Provide administrative support to the team e.g., conference bookings.
Provide support to the wider FPP Team and any tasks as directed.

Local Considerations
Hybrid working by arrangement. Some UK travel will be expected in order to conduct briefs/ 
presentations and meetings

Must be an OR4 of RES WELRM specialisation. OR2 applicants with a recommend for the next higher rank in their most recent SJAR may be considered. 

OR6 applicants, if successful, will only be paid as and normally wear the rank of OR4.

Must be serving as a member of the Reserve Forces or have served with the Regular Forces.

Competence Requirements 

Defence media course            
Previous Pers Career Field experience an advantage           

Applicants will undergo an initial eligibility sift. Successful applicants will have their details forwarded to the Post Sponsor to arrange interviews. Unsuccessful applicants will be advised accordingly.

Following interviews; the successful applicant will be informed that they are the Preferred Candidate with details being sent to the CM RES FTRS Cell who will continue the recruitment process. Unsuccessful applicants will be advised accordingly.

Once the recruitment process is complete then the Preferred Candidate will be invited to take up FTRS.

The start date is the anticipated one however, applicants should be aware a number of factors will potentially impact on this including the completion of pre-employment checks, medical category confirmation and the award of a Security Clearance. The start date could therefore be adjusted as appropriate – earlier for a fully qualified person with their and the employers agreement, or later if approvals cannot be immediately completed.


NB: Where the Anticipated Start date has already passed, the start date will be ASAP

Eligibility for FTRS/ADC

Any member of the Maritime Volunteer Reserves (RNR, RMR) or the Royal Fleet Reserves (RFR) (Ex-Regular Reserve) may volunteer to undertake a period of FTRS/ADC. Ex-Regular personnel whose RFR liability has run out may be re-instated to take up FTRS/ADC.

Applicants undertaking a period of FTRS/ADC must be suitably qualified by rate, specialisation, qualifications and experience to fill the posts for which they apply. Applications will be accepted from reservists who hold one rate or more above or one rate only below the advertised rate. Applicants one rate below may be interviewed at the discretion of the Line Manager and may be employed in the acting higher rate (excluding the advertised rate of WO2 or WO1) if they are suitable, qualified and meet current promotion regulations in all respects. Applicants prepared to serve in a position at a lower rate then the rate worn will be appropriate to that of the position. Exceptions will not normally be considered.

Applicants must also be medically fit to fulfil the duties which their Commitment will require them to undertake. Personnel who have been discharged P8 Permanently Unsuitable Naval Service through the MBOS and Employability Board will not be considered.

Ex-Regular Reserves other ranks of an equivalent rank from sister services may apply, however will have to transfer to the RFR and conduct a period of Marinisation if they are selected as the preferred candidate.

Applications for this job are to be submitted via SERVE please click the APPLY button below.

This opportunity is closed to applications.