A vacancy has arisen for the post of Cadet Stores Assistant with The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Battalion, ACF, which will be available from 15 September 2017. This post covers the whole of Stirling, Clackmannanshire, Falkirk, Dumbartonshire and Argyll and Bute, working out of the Battalion Headquarters in Dumbarton.

This position would suit someone with previous experience in the Regular Army, Reserve or Army Cadet Force in the rank of Staff Sergeant or above. However, all applicants with suitable experience will be considered. The appointment calls for:

  1. A good knowledge of G1 and G4 duties and procedures
  2. The ability to handle routine correspondence
  3. A current driving licence (preferably LGV, including category D and E)
  4. Basic Computer Literacy.

The starting salary is £22,780 (on an All Hours Worked basis of 42 hours per week). The salary quoted includes an addition for working unsocial hours and for hours worked in excess of standard hours (37). Those who are eligible (essentially, aged not less than 18 but less than 56 on joining) may elect to join the pension scheme.

The successful applicant, as a condition of employment, will be required to join the Army Cadet Force in a non-commissioned role and would be paid the appropriate rate for any training carried out in accordance with current regulations.

There is a holiday entitlement of 25 days annual leave on entry (previous Armed Forces or Public Sector service may attract additional entitlement), plus public holidays.

The appointment is for a probationary period of six months in the first instance.

Prior to appointment, the successful candidate will be required to be Security Cleared to the Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS), and to have membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Disclosure scheme via Disclosure Scotland, Central Registered Body in Scotland (CRBS).

Letters of application highlighting how the individual meets the essential elements of the position, and a two page CV which should include the name, address, email and phone number of at least two referees are required to be with the Association no later than noon on Friday 08 September 2017. Letter and CV should be sent by email to:

Head of Business Administration and Finance, Highland RFCA, Seathwood, 365 Perth Road, DUNDEE, DD2 1LX

E-mail:          Tel No: 01382 631028

Interview date will be notified in due course but is likely to be in the week starting 09 October 2017 and will be held at Hartfield House, Bonhill Road, Dumbarton, G82 2DG.

Click HERE for the Job Specification.



Reserve Forces