Did you know that as a commissioned officer you are eligible for free careers consultations with one of our expert advisers at any point in your career?
How we helpThe Officers’ Association works with both serving and former officers and reservists from across the Armed Forces and their families.
Find out more about our Employment and Grants and Welfare services.
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- One-to-one careers consultations
- Executive jobs board for officers
- Workshops and webinars
- Networking events
- Professional development
We engage with employers so that they understand how to recruit veterans and are able to recognise the business case for doing so.
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Grants and Welfare
For officers and their dependants:
- Advice on Statutory Benefits and Adult Social Care
- Annual Allowance
- One-off payments for specific household or disability items
- Grants towards care at home
- Care home top-up fees
- Help with legal questions
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