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Recruitment

We are looking for committed men and women to serve as officers and soldiers within 5 MI Battalion as Military Intelligence Operators, willing to give up their time to train and operate alongside the Regular Army, on exercise and operations.

In addition to recruiting people new to the Army as both soldiers and officers, we seek to recruit across the rank structure, where opportunities exist at all ranks. For personnel with the correct aptitude, we can accept transferees from other units within the Reserve Forces and from regular or ex-regular personnel.

The standard Army Reserve recruitment criteria apply. In addition all applicants are required to pass a 1 day selection event to ensure that they have the right aptitudes and motivations for intelligence work. This applies to all new recruits and transferees, irrespective of rank. Exemptions apply to regular and ex-regular INT CORPS personnel who wish to join the Reserves.

All applicants need to be able to gain the UK security clearance known as Developed Vetting. As a guide, candidates must be have been resident within the UK for 10 years.

5 MI Battalion also have a small number of vacancies for personnel from other cap badges, including military training instructors, Royal Signals personnel, military chefs, combat medics, nursing staff and human resources specialists.

Applicants need to apply to join via the standard Army Reserve online jobs portal. For specific enquires about joining 5 MI Bn please contact our recruiting team:

Tel: 0131 310 5744

Email: 5MI-HQ-0GroupMailbox@mod.uk