FTRS (Home Commitment) Vacancy

Vacancy for a Cpl - RAF PTI - School of PE - RAF Cosford

The JPA Number(s) for this vacancy: 1753437

Unit / Establishment / Location: RAF Cosford
Rank: Corporal
Trade: Physical Training Instructor
Terms: FTRS (Home Commitment)

A vacancy has arisen for a Cpl (PTI) to serve as Formal Training Flight Physical Training Instructor at RAF Cosford on Full Time Reserve Service(HC)Terms and Conditions of Service (TCoS), with an initial proposed start date being 04 June 2018 (or earlier).

The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery and administration of Phase 2 & 3 Formal trg (including circuit trg, spinning, battle PT and a variety of formalised sessions/lessons). They will additionally be responsible for the day to day delivery of fitness opportunities offered to Stationed, Lodged and Parented personnel at RAF Cosford. Responsible for:

  • Directed PT to Phase 2 & 3 Trainees including Swimming Sessions
  • RAFFT
  • DRTP
  • Station Circuit Trg
  • Spinning
  • Gymnasium Inductions
  • COs Cup Competition
  • Sports Store Management
  • Facilities Co-ordinator
  • Sports Equipment Laundry
  • Facilities Maintenance
  • All other duties as detailed by the PEd Flt Hierarchy

Eligibility and Period of Service. 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 FTRS (HC) TCoS in accordance with AP 3392 Vol 7 Part 1 Chapter 17 and AP3392 Vol 7 Part 3 Chapter 2 for an initial period of up to 9 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[1] may be considered for this appointment; however, not on promotion. Furthermore, prior approval must be sought from the relevant Branch & Trade Advisor to confirm current and past experience prior to being invited to interview.

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 sponsors proposed start date, prior to applying.

*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.

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 in:

JSP 765 link below: www.gov.uk/government/publications/joint-service-publication-jsp-765-the-armed-forces-compensation-scheme

and:  www.gov.uk/government/publications/reserve-forces-pension-scheme-regulations

Of note is reference to the ‘Effect of Re-employment on Commutation’.

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.

Annual Salary and Leave.  Pay will be in accordance with the pay scales published for the reserve air forces.  *FTRS personnel are eligible for annual leave and public holidays in accordance with AP 3392 Vol 7 Part 1 Chapter 17 and AP3392 Vol 7 Part 3 Chapter 2 and JSP 760.

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

 

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

 

WO Barron

SofPT WO

RAF Cosford

Wolverhampton

WV7 3EX

 

The closing date for applications is 16th March 2018 and interviews will take place shortly afterwards.

 

 

[1] Should a candidate be selected who has been out of the Service greater than 5 years, the P2/P3 recruitment pack will not be despatched until the Bespoke Training Form has been completed and endorsed by HQ 22 Trg Gp (Director General Training) and SO1 Reserves Support.

Criteria

Applicants should meet the following criteria.

Essential

  • Must either have been, or currently be, a Substantive Corporal RAF PTI (equivalencies from other Services will be considered).
  • Equality and Inclusivity Trg (JPA Competency)
  • DTTT v2
  • Flight Safety, Error Management Foundation Trg (JPA Competency)
  • Flight Safety, Human Factors Trg (JPA Competency)
  • SJAR Subject Workshop (JPA Competency)
  • Professional Development (JMLC) courses as necessary
  • TMT 1
  • ECDL/IT Skills equivalent
  • The successful applicant will be required to undertake Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Clearance

Desirable

  • RAF Mentor
  • Coaching & Mentoring Qualifications
  • NPLQ
  • Obstacle Course Supervisor
  • Strength & Conditioning Qualifications
  • BWLA Olympic Lifting Qualification
  • Kettlebell Qualification or knowledge
  • Trigger Point Foam Rolling
  • BROGA Qualification
  • Diet & Nutrition Qualifications
  • D1 Minibus Licence

Selection process

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.  Telephone enquiries concerning this vacancy should be made to:

FS Siddons
SofPT FTF Supervisor
RAF Cosford
01902 377130

Applications

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

WO Barron
SofPT WO
RAF Cosford
Wolverhampton
WV7 3EX

The closing date for applications is 16th March 2018 and interviews will take place shortly afterwards.

Closing date

The closing date for applications is: 16/03/2018