You can speak to representatives from the following agencies at our monthly Drop-in:
National Careers Service
National Careers Service offers advice in the community across South Central England for people aged 19+ (or 18+ if claiming benefits). They run employability based workshops and also offer one to one, face to face appointments. Their service is available to adults from all backgrounds so they can achieve their goals in either learning, training or careers. National Careers Service is free to those who access their services.
The Poppy Factory
The Poppy Factory helps veterans overcome medical barriers to employment. Through a network of employability consultants, volunteer mentors and a dedicated team they are able to source local jobs and training opportunities from supportive employers. The Poppy Factory assists wounded, injured and sick ex-Service personnel to get into meaningful, long-term employment. Their goal is that “every disabled veteran who wants to work should have the opportunity to do so”.
The White Ensign Association
The White Ensign Association offers a complete range of Employment Services to help you with your job search or second career. These Services include access to our considerable range of Job Vacancies, CV Guidance, Interview Advice, and the opportunity to receive help from Networking Advisers and skilled Employment Transition Advisers. Once you are ready, you can publish your Employment Profile along with your CV which can then be viewed by our wide range of employing Industry Partners.
The Warrior Programme is a 3-day coaching programme for veterans providing participants with practical and effective tools, techniques and coaching strategies to improve performance and motivation to allow individuals to lead an independent and functioning life in society. It runs residential programmes in London, the SW and the NW. The programme is ideally suited to individuals who are not fulfilling their potential whether stuck, frustrated, angry, feeling guilty, lacking in confidence or struggling with transition (post operations, in civvie street or returning to ‘normality’). Post course participants have 12 months structured support to review their situation, refresh skills and refocus their goals to enable them to lead independent lives and function in society.