Overview of the Royal Navy

The Royal Navy is the United Kingdom's principal naval warfare force, they prevent conflict on the high seas and protect the flow of international trade on which our nation depends.

The Royal Navy protects home and international waters – making sure the global trade that Britain and the world depend on can proceed without a hitch.

They are also involved when natural or man-made disasters occur, using their skills and equipment to respond to life threatening scenarios and helping to restore the country's infrastructure and resources.

There are over 30,000 serving men and women across the following disciplines, Royal Navy, the Royal Marines, the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, the Royal Marines Band Service, the Royal Naval Reserves or Royal Marines Reserves.

Careers

Life in the Royal Navy or Royal Marines isn't just a job, its a way of life - full of excitement, travel, camaraderie and career opportunities.

The different job roles are wide and diverse from engineers, aircraft controllers and air crewman to mine clearance divers, medical assistance and chefs.

Follow the link to the Role Finder to find out what qualifications you will need and if there is a role that interests you!

Did You Know?
For hundreds of years Royal Navy sailors had daily rations of rum known as grog, as they could not access any fresh/clean water in the middle of the ocean.

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Apprentice Coordinator Vacancy
Closing Date:
25th May 2018
Salary:
£21,000 - £30,000
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
This role will take responsibility for overseeing the effective delivery of our Apprenticeship programmes to ensure all Apprentices experience a positive learning environment that is structured, progressive and supportive. The job holder will engage with all r...
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Cadet Administrative Assistant
Closing Date:
11th May 2018
Salary:
£22,780 p.a.
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
Norfolk Army Cadet Force - Norwich
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KLM UK Engineering Careers & Training Event April 2018
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
Do you want to train & work in aviation? To find out more about aviation training & careers please register to attend our event, where you will be able to talk to engineers, tutors & students about your options: Session 1 — 10:30 to 12:00 Session 2 — 13...
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First Aid Course
Location:
Wymondham, Norfolk
If you need a First Aid Certificate to get the job of your dreams, we can help. We are running FREE First Aid courses for young people aged 13 - 19 who live in South Norfolk on 3rd and 28th April. Contact us if you would like a place.
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JOB HUNHTER
Job Hunter This year we're opening the Suffolk Skills Show up to all ages, and have added 'Job Hunter'. If you're over 18 and looking for employment you need to be here! Talk to employers who are actively recruiting at the Show, find vacancies using the....
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