How we helpThe Officers’ Association works with both serving and former officers and reservists from across the Armed Forces and their families.
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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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- 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
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
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
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