Be the first with the new OA Employment App

Get the brand new OA Employment App designed to be a one stop shop for all things employment for all officers.

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Support and advice for former officers and their dependants

The Officers' Association takes a holistic approach in order to help and support former Officers of the Armed Forces and their dependants on a variety of matters related to Benevolence. Find out more...

Report calls for employers to recognise the benefits of veterans to UK businesses

Research published by the Officers’ Association, Deloitte and Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT), reveals a ‘stark disconnect between the rhetoric and the reality’ of veteran employment.
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Careers advice and support for officers 

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

Demographic Research of the Serving and Former Officer Community

Former officer community faces new challenges

A new report, commissioned by the Officers' Association and funded by Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) provides a definitive demographic profile of the serving and ex-officer community. Read more...

Employment

OA Appointments

Do you need help with your transition from the Services? The OA is on hand throughout your entire career, from finding your first job to advising on a change in direction. We can: 

  • provide informal and confidential guidance on your next move
  • give advice on a variety of sectors
  • open up opportunities with our supportive network
  • provide access to roles through our Executive Jobs Board  

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Benevolence

OA Money

Are you looking for help or advice on benefits or accommodation? The OA is here to support officers and their dependants. 

Our Benevolence team can: 

  • provide a friendly and confidential service tailored to your needs
  • help you cope with a wide range of expenses 
  • assist with unexpected general living costs that can occur
  • signpost you to other charities if we can't help   

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