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QARANC Association Reunion Lunch rescheduled to Saturday 28 April 2018.  Time and venue remain the same.

Branches and trustees were consulted and the overwhelming preference was to move from May to April. Our apologies to those who were able to come and now no longer can, but faced with the potential travel disruption and people’s keenness to watch the royal wedding there was a risk that the lunch would have been very poorly attended.

Existing bookings – RHQ will contact you directly.  New bookings – Branch secretaries have the new booking form or amend existing one by hand.  Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Any queries please contact the Regimental Secretary.

JOB VACANCY 

Administration Assistant - amazing variety, flexible hours and beautiful location. 

“Friendship” is our motto. The Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps (QARANC) Association is a charity supporting both serving and retired members of the Corps, ranging in age from late teens to early 100s. We arrange a variety of social and ceremonial functions, award grants for certain activities and give financial help to those in need. 

We are looking for a part-time administrative assistant with excellent organisational ability and good interpersonal skills to support the General Secretary with the day to day running of the office. This will involve assisting with members’ enquiries, helping to run our database and supporting our social media activities. 

The position 

Part time – 30 hours per week with flexible options 

Circa £21,000 per year pro rata (based on 37.5 hour week) 

25 days holiday per year pro rata 

Free parking 

Pension 

Based at the Army Medical Services Headquarters, Camberley. Walking distance to town centre and station. 

Interested? 

For a copy of the full job description please email regtsecqaranc@hotmail.com 

or for an informal chat to find out more please phone the Regimental Secretary on 

01276 412754 

RHQ would like to remind  members that annual subscriptions to the Association are now due.

Members should check their bank accounts to see if direct debits/standing orders have been paid.

Any member who still pays annually by cheque should send a cheque for £12.00  to the General Secretary at RHQ. Direct debit mandates are available from RHQ for members to change from cheque payment to direct debit.

The QARANC Association 70th Anniversary first day cover was launched officially on 1 December 2017. This is an auspicious date as it is the anniversary of the birthday in 1844 of Alexandra at the Yellow Palace in Copenhagen. In 1902 she became the Patron of the newly formed Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service, and her name continued to be associated with the service when it became Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps in 1949.

Now that all the orders have been filled and sent out, there is a limited number of covers still available to purchase from RHQ. The cost is £7.50 including postage. If you wish to purchase one, please send your cheque for £7.50 to: Regimental Secretary, RHQ QARANC, HQ AMS, Robertson House, Slim Road, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 4NP. If you are unable to send a cheque, please use a postal order as we do not currently have the facility to accept payment by Paypal or BACS. Please do not send cash. In order to fulfil your order promptly please include your name and address, including post code, a day time telephone number and email address.

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The QARANC employs Officers and Soldiers in both the Regular and Reserve Army, as Registered Nurses, Student Nurses, and Health Care Assistants, and we are always looking for people. If you are interested in a career as a Nurse or Health Care Assistant which also offers other great opportunities then you are just the person we are looking for. A career in the QARANC is more than a job, you will have access to extensive training and development opportunities, not just related to your job, but personal development too. You will have the opportunity to use your skills in diverse settings – wherever the Army is employed health care professionals from the QARANC are there. Right now there are QARANC personnel working around the world, including Sierra Leone, Canada, Mali, Afghanistan, Germany, and Cyprus. Being in the QARANC you will have access to, and be expected to undertake adventurous training, and you will have access to free medical and dental care, as well as robust annual leave and pension package. For information contact a member of the QARANC recruiting team on: 01276 412741, 01276 412742 or 01276 412740 or visit

www.armyjobs.mod.uk

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