10th December 2018: Officers’ Careers Forum – London

The Officers’ Association (OA) are trusted experts in the transition space for serving and former officers. Join us at the Officers’ Careers Forum to hear from a range of speakers, industry leaders, and employers across a breadth of sectors.

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How we help

The 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.

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 Grants and Welfare.
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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.
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Wayne's Story

Sharon spent her career caring for people and serving her country. When she died in an accident, her husband was left to raise their young son. This is his story.

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Employment Services

For officers:

  • One-to-one careers consultations
  • Executive jobs board for officers
  • Workshops and webinars
  • Networking events
  • Professional development

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For employers:
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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Blog

  • What is the business value of your military leadership experience?

    Will Hogg, a former Army Officer and founder of Kinetic Consulting, which helps businesses to improve performance, shares his insight into why more employers value veteran talent. Your military leadership experience is of critical value in ...

    14th November 2018
  • “Don’t undervalue your Service skills”

    Richard Graybrook is a former Army officer who has gone on to have a successful career in management consultancy. Here are his top transition tips. 1. Don’t put off leaving just because you don’t know what ...

    8th November 2018
  • How do You Get a New Job You Love?

    John Lees, a leading career strategist, will deliver a keynote talk at the OA Officers’ Careers Forum in December. He has written several career advice books and thought leadership pieces for The Times and The Guardian. ...

    6th November 2018