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:
Universal Credit availability
What are some of the options open to a veteran seeking employment?
Our 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) is the national skills body supporting the people and businesses of Scotland to develop and apply their skills. Formed in 2008, it brings together careers, skills, training and funding services. SDS works with partners to support individuals to reach their potential, help make skills work for employers and improve the skills and learning system.
At http://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/ you can find out more, and use the Area Info search to find out more about the support and advice SDS provide in your area.
My World of Work gives you the help you need for the career you want. The award-winning web service is a sector leader in online careers information and advice. It is packed with top tips, tools, advice and resources for you to use at any stage of your education or working life – whether it’s deciding on a career change, putting together a CV, preparing for an interview or searching for job, course or Modern Apprenticeship opportunities.
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.
We support ex-forces and their families to start up businesses by providing them with Loans, Mentoring and Support furthuer information is available via our website: http://www.x-forces.com/
Career Transition Partnership
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.
Triage Head Office
Tel: 01786 451513 Fax: 01786 451514
Thislte Industrial Estate , Kerse Road, Stirling FK7 7QQ
Turning Point Scotland
Tel: 0141 427 8200 Fax: 0141 427 8201
54 Govan Road , Glasgow G51 1JL
Use Us Recruitment
Tel: 01698 842085
177 Main Street , Bellshill, North Lanarkshire ML4 1AH
Veneshy-Brown Recruitment Ltd
Tel: 01506 207114
2Western Road , East Mains Industrial Estate, Broxburn, West Lothian EH52 5AU
Jim Wilson - General Secretary
Tel: 0131 550 1569 Fax: 0131 557 5819 Email: email@example.com
New Haig House , Logie Green Road, Edinburgh EH7 4HR
Veterans Scotland's aim is to establish cooperation and coordination between Veterans Organisations in Scotland, to act as a focal point for all matters concerning the ex-Service community within Scotland and to represent these matters to Government at all levels.
West Lothian Council - Access2Employment
Tel: 0800 0329768 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2nd Floor North Wing , Civic Centre, Livingston, West Lothian EH54 6FF
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