Army Jobs in Scotland
Deciding to join the Army is a lifetime commitment, you could be placed in the British Army, Royal Navy or Royal Air Forces. To find out if one of the many Army Jobs is for you, you need to find out, what’s in it for you.
Army Training and Education
Training and education play an important part in each soldier’s Army career. Scottish Jobs On The Net recommend that you make an appointment with your local Army Careers Office to discuss the possibilities open to you.
Based on research there are over 220 different jobs in the Army. Some are full-time roles, others you can do in your spare time with the Territorials. The Territorials can be an excellent way for you to gauge if this is the career for you whilst studying or still at school. Whichever job you choose, and whatever you want to achieve, the Army has specialists to ensure you make the right choice.
There are various positions you could hold within the Army, these are:
- Officer Careers
- You would be in charge of a team of soldiers. It’s up to you to use their skills and direct their work to get the job done. You look after their welfare and deal with any problems to keep your team working at its best. Most officers are graduates, but you don’t need to have a degree – your personal qualities are as important as your qualifications.
- Soldier Careers
- Soldiers play vital roles at home and abroad, making sure the Army’s work gets done. When you become a soldier you sign up for at least four years including the time you spend training. Whether you serve for four years or twenty, there will be promotions and pay rises to recognise your hard work and courses to develop your skills.
- Graduate Careers
- The Army needs officers and soldiers who are professionally qualified. That’s why we offer a number of schemes to help you complete your studies and training before you join the Army. The Army also provide advantages few other graduate careers can match such as unique opportunities to utilise and further develop your skills once you join.
Life in the Army comes with loads of rewards. You get good rates of pay from the moment you start training, and your pay rises each year as you gain experience and get promoted. There’s also a great range of financial benefits such as subsidised accommodation, meals, free sport facilities, medical and dental care, cut-price rail travel and an excellent pension scheme.