On this page you will find job opportunities and routes to employment for Service family members and Service leavers.

Job opportunities for Service partners

We know Service life can present challenges when you are trying to build your own career; regular moves, gaps in your CV, childcare, to name a few. Here we share where to find employment opportunities with forces friendly employers.

Forces Families Jobs

Forces Families Jobs site is specifically for military spouses/partners and family members of currently serving and transitioning military personnel. A tri-service website for job vacancies, volunteering and training opportunities. If you are looking for a new role to fit your Service family life try Forces Families Jobs.

Visit forcesfamiliesjobs.co.uk

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Recruit for Spouses

Recruit for Spouses is a leading organisation helping military spouses all over the UK into employment, acting as a gateway to introduce you to the job market. They engage with companies who are keen to recruit military spouses so a good place to start when job hunting.

Recruit for Spouses

Job opportunities for Service leavers

Employment is a key factor when transitioning out of the RAF. As such, there are organisations and pathways for Service leavers, which help identify transferrable skills and find new employment.

RAF Reserves

The RAF Reserves provides flexible opportunities for Service leavers. With 29 squadrons and units, 40+ challenging and exciting roles, non-contributory pension and an annual tax-free bounty (first five years). Review current roles >

Career Transition Partnership

Whilst Forces Families Jobs site is specifically for military family members, the Career Transition Partnership (CTP) is the MOD’s official provider of armed forces resettlement. It’s dedicated to those leaving the armed forces and providing employment opportunities for service leavers.

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Working for the NHS 

Step into Health‘ is an employment initiative which connects NHS employers to people from the Armed Forces community, offering an access route into employment and career development opportunities. The programme recognises the transferable skills and cultural values instilled in Armed Forces personnel, and how they are compatible with those required within NHS roles. Both clinical and non-clinical roles available.

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Officers’ Association

Whether you are still serving, in transition or a former officer wishing to change career in later life, the Officers’ Association is able to offer professional, impartial and practical advice on all aspects of transition and employment.

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The Forces Employment Charity

The Forces Employment Charity provides life-long, life-changing support, job opportunities, and training to Service leavers, veterans, reservists and their families, regardless of circumstances, rank, length of service, or reason for leaving.

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Jobs pages for the Armed Forces community

  • Our Jobs page – the RAFFF has a jobs page where we post vacancies from us and the RAF Association. Also, checkout our LinkedIn Group where we post known opportunities and also other useful employment information, too.

  • Cobseo Jobs – If a job within the military community particularly appeals, The Confederation of Service Charities (Cobseo) updates its Job Vacancies page regularly.

  • Explore Careers – The National Careers Service offers a database which explores a massive range of careers, including the how, what, why and next steps.

  • Jobcentre Plus – As part of the Armed Forces Covenant, the Jobcentre Plus has an Armed Forces Champion in every Jobcentre Plus District who ensures the needs of the armed forces community are met.

  • Do-it – Find the perfect volunteering opportunity just for you at Do-it by tapping in your postcode and seeing what’s near to you. Volunteering also allows you a great way of developing your skills, not to mention being a brilliant addition to your CV.