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...

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  

Register your details now!

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   

Blog

  • Service Leavers and Veterans Offered Free Media Course

    Writers such as Andy McNab and Michael Asher have enthralled readers over the years with bestsellers based on their experiences of the military. And Service leavers are highly renowned, and sought after, for their strong ...

    17th February 2017
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  • Your CV – The Myths and Reality

    The digital age is upon us. Offering fast and simple solutions to just about anything, the CV has and will continue to evolve rapidly with the progression of digitalisation. This is certainly true of our ...

    16th February 2017
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  • Changing Career Post Transition

    Feeling unfulfilled and disengaged from your job and career is a sure sign that now is the time to move on. Recognising this is easy – taking the steps necessary to rediscovering yourself is the ...

    10th February 2017
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