Probably the biggest challenge when leaving the Services will be finding a job.  This section will never have a totally comprehensive selection of job sites, but we have tried to provide a selection of options as a start point.  In addition, the Department of Work and Pensions has nominated a number of Employment Champions who maintain Jobcentre Plus’ commitment to support the Armed Forces, their Families and Veterans, and raise the profile of the support available through Jobcentre Plus.  Further information on how to contact Jobcentre Plus can be found on the link below:



What are some of the options open to a veteran seeking employment?

Our Veterans Scotland flow chart shows some of the options and support organisations that you may wish to engage with when seeking employment. (click here to view>>)

Skills Development Scotland (SDS)

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is Scotland’s careers service, we offer free all-age careers guidance with to help you make informed decisions for you and your families’ future to give you all the best chance of success in the civilian job market.

Our services include:

  • Impartial career information, advice and guidance

  • Support to enable you to identify and develop your career management skills

  • One-to-one appointments – we take a coaching approach to give you ownership of your decisions

  • Help with CVs, application forms and interview preparation 

  • Information on and links to local and national employers

  • Information on Scottish apprenticeships

Find your nearest SDS centre at myworldofwork.co.uk/centres  or call the customer helpline on 0800 917 8000.

There is specific information on the help and support we can offer for Armed Forces leavers and veterans. Scotland’s careers website, My World of Work. Get started at myworldofwork.co.uk/veterans


Self Employment Information

For those who are looking to become self employed Business Gateway have a range of information on starting up your business, funding of your business and growth of your business.

The Career Transition Partnership (CTP) is a partnering agreement between the Ministry of Defence and Right Management Ltd, who are global career development and outplacement specialists and part of the ManpowerGroup. The CTP provides resettlement services for those leaving the Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force and Marines. Regardless of time served, all members of the Armed Forces can benefit from CTP support when leaving Service.

Flexible support is available from two years before discharge, through to two years after, providing Service leavers with the tools needed to approach the civilian job market with confidence and to get the most out of life outside the forces.

To refine your searches by local authorities choose from the form below and click search.

Stirling Council

Email: info@stirling.gov.uk

Stirling Council , Viewforth , 14-20 Pitt Terrace, Stirling FK8 2ET


Talent Scotland

Tel: 0300 244 6824 Email: info@talentscotland.com

150 Broomielaw , Glasgow G2 8LU


Team Recruitment Ltd (Aberdeen)

Tel: 01224 561177

508 Union Street , Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire AB10 1TT


Temp Team Ltd

Tel: 01418 421186

Abbeymill Business Park , Seedhill, Paisley PA1 1TJ



Tel: 01346 512145

, Aberdeen AB10 1UQ


The Brush Factory Lord Roberts Workshops

Tel: 01506 464020 Fax: 01506 412552

Deans Industrial Estate , Livingston EH54 8AY


The Officers Association Scotland

Tel: 0131 557 2782 Email: oasadmin@oascotland.org.uk

New Haig House , Logie Green Road, Edinburgh EH7 4HR

The White Ensign Association

LT Cdr Michael Howell - Area representative for Scotland
Tel: 02079 408 131 Email: mike.howell@whiteensign.co.UK-wide

HMS Belfast , Tooley Street, London WE1 2JH

The White Ensign Association's mission is to inform and provide guidance to all serving and former members of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, their Reserves and also to their dependants on finance and personal administration, and employment and resettlement on an unbiased, confidential and free basis.


Thorpe Molloy Recruitment Ltd

Tel: 01224 658865 Email: enquiries@thorpemolloy.com

38 Albyn Place , Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire AB10 1YN


Travail Employment Group (Edinburgh)

Tel: 0131 313 2880 Fax: 0131 313 2358 Email: travailgroup@travailedinburgh.co.uk

68A Dalry Road , Edinburgh EH11 2AY


Travail Employment Group (Glasgow)

Tel: 0141 354 7644 Fax: 0141 353 9315 Email: reception@travailglasgow.co.uk

272 Bath Street , Glasgow G2 4JR


Travail Employment Group (Livingston)

Tel: 01506 444 767 Email: reception@travaillivingston.co.uk

Delta House , Carmondean Centre South, Livingston , West Lothian EH5 48PT


Triage (Alloa)

Tel: 01259 215439 Fax: 01259 679852

38 Glasshouse Loan , Alloa, Clackmannanshire FK10 1PE


Triage (Arbroath)

Tel: 01241 871684 Fax: 01241 431934

John Street West , Arbroath, Dundee DD1 1XA


Triage (Dundee)

Tel: 01382 205396 Fax: 01382 223171

31 Albert Square , Dundee DD1 1DJ


Triage (Dundee)

Tel: 01382 204075 Fax: 01382 322409

41 North Lindsay Street , Dundee DD1 1PW


Triage (Dunfermline)

Tel: 01383 622319 Fax: 01383 626539

Kingseat Road , Halbeath, Dunfermline, Fife KY11 8RY


Triage (Falkirk)

Tel: 01324 636516 Fax: 01324 679852

8/14 High Street , Falkirk FK1 1EY


Triage (Glasgow)

Tel: 01236 782225 Fax: 01236 739240

Carron Way , Cumbernauld, Glasgow, North Lanarkshire G67 1ER


Triage (Glenrothes)

Tel: 01592 752712 Fax: 01592 760422

North Street , Glenrothes, Fife KY7 5NA


Triage (Kirkcaldy)

Tel: 01592 266338 Fax: 01592 266346

Carlyle House , Carlyle Road, Kirkcaldy, Fife KY1 1DB


Triage (Leven)

Tel: 01333 426197 Fax: 0133 3424918

57 High Street , Leven, Fife KY8 4NE


Triage Head Office

Tel: 01786 451513 Fax: 01786 451514

Thislte Industrial Estate , Kerse Road, Stirling FK7 7QQ


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