Date: Friday November 8, 2019 at 4:11pm
Forces Families Jobs is an exciting new employment and training
platform specifically designed to support service families into meaningful
employment and provide opportunities for training and development.
It’s being delivered by a tri-Service partnership between the
Naval Families Federation (NFF), Army Families Federation (AFF) and Royal Air
Force Families Federation (RAF-FF).
The aim of the
project is to create a platform that bridges the gaps between spouses,
partners and family members of current serving personnel, those organisations who
have signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant and those organisations
offering training and development opportunities as well as access to
Who can use it?
have signed the Armed Forces Covenant
Any organisation that
has signed the Covenant can advertise their job opportunities free of charge.
As an employer, it’s an opportunity to promote their organisation and showcase their
commitment towards fulfilling the Covenant. They will also be able to access a
large database of armed forces family members from all three services.*
who demonstrate a commitment to the armed forces community
Training providers who are offering
training or career opportunities without charge and companies who are offering
a discount specifically for armed forces families on a training course.
and family members of current serving military personnel
Spouses, partners and family members of current regular and reservist
- Spouses, partners, and family members of service personnel who
have left the armed forces within the last 12 months
- Bereaved spouses, partners and family members for
up to two years.
Promoting the Covenant
employers to be able to advertise on the site, they will have to be Armed Forces
advantage of this is that partners, spouses and family members can be reassured
that the employers are aware of the challenges presented by the military
lifestyle, won’t discriminate against them because of this and are committed to
supporting this community.
About the site
The site has been designed to be easy to use. It’s mobile friendly
and has all the regular job site functionality.
Jobseekers can register to create an account, upload
their CV or build a CV, create job alerts and search for jobs.
Employers have already begun signing up and currently there are in
excess of 175 employers, including Amazon UK, Babcock, Fujitsu, Hilton
International Hotels, QinetiQ, Vodafone, NHS Trusts and local councils.
The site will go live on 17 September 2019.
If you have any queries or if you’re an employer who
would like to sign up, contact email@example.com.
For spouses and family members who want to sign up,
keep an eye out on the Naval, Army and RAF Families Federations social media or
register on the site on 17 September.
*Disclaimer: Please note that if you
are a recruitment agency, you can advertise jobs on the site where you are
employing people directly within your organisation, but you cannot advertise
jobs on behalf of clients. If a client has signed the Armed Forces Covenant you
will need to advertise via their direct employer account on the site.