Events

VETS offers a range of transition support activities such as CV and Interview workshops, talent days, work placements, internships. Mentors will provide guidance on which support activities a veteran should attend. Placements and internships are arranged directly through the VETS Hub, further details available through your mentor.

Date/time What is it? Location Website
20 February 2019, 10:00 - 15:00 Openreach Engineer Recruitment Event
Register for a free Openreach Transition Force workshop for an employer’s view on how to approach the civilian jobs market and hear about our exciting opportunities. Openreach has recruited over 2,500 armed forces veterans since 2011 – in 2017 alone, 20 per cent of Openreach’s 1,800 engineer recruits had an armed forces background. Openreach’s Transition Force programme aims to help you find the role, company, and industry that's right for you. By attending the ‘Openreach Engineering Insight’ workshop you will get: An introduction to Openreach’s business, and a focus on the engineering roles available (Openreach will recruit 3,500 trainee engineers in 2018) Advice on demonstrating how your military skills and experience transfer to civilian employment. Information about Openreach’s recruitment processes Introductions to ex-Service personnel working for Openreach who have the experience of making a successful transition from military to civilian employment Places are limited to ensure that everyone gets the individual guidance they need. Before you register, please ensure you have the appropriate authority to attend (e.g. from your chain of command) and can 100% commit to turning up. Please note, this workshop is not a jobs fair!
South West Bristol Visit
21 February 2019, 19:00 - 21:00 X-Forces Networking Event
X-Forces Enterprise nurtures entrepreneurial ambition in the UK Armed Forces community by supporting start-up and scale-up businesses. We provide free training to the community (Service leavers, military spouses and partners, reservists, cadets and children of forces) through our charity partners, ABF The Soldiers' Charity, Blind Veterans, Help for Heroes and the MoD Career Transition Partnership. We are the industry leader for enterprise training in the community, and our start-up cohort is among the top 5% in the UK with a success rate of over 90%. We have supported over 1,000 entrepreneurs to start their own businesses, and thousands more through training, events and mentoring provisions. If an individual makes an informed decision not to start-up a business, we still consider this a success story as the entrepreneurial skills learned are assets in an employed role.
Naval and Military Club 4 Saint James's Square SW1Y 4JU Contact
22 February 2019, 10:00 - 13:30 Instalcom Fibre Engineer Careers Event
About Instalcom Instalcom Limited are a utility contractor that undertakes the excavation and installation of underground services for the provision of Fibre Optic Cables, Electric Power Cable and Water Mains. Instalcom Ltd also has an in house Directional Drilling Division which can provide trenchless solutions for projects up to 1.4km in length. The flexibility of the four divisions generates capabilities that are transferable and offer customer benefits. With significant experience in all aspects of our field, our strength lies in our people and their skills to offer the most professional and complete solutions to our clients. Our expanding workforce is highly qualified and multi-skilled allowing us to offer a comprehensive service. Vacancies Instalcom require Fibre Engineers to join their highly experienced team working on various contracts across London and the South East. The focus will be installing new fibre optic cable and commissioning new fibre circuits. All candidates should be self-motivated and innovative, always searching for a solution to the multiple problems that can be found in the field. But also have the ability to work collaboratively with their colleagues to push the main objective of job completion & customer satisfaction. Instalcom welcome applications from anyone who feels this role would be a good fit for them. No specific skills or experience are needed as Instalcom will provide all training for the position for the right candidates in the following areas: •Fusion splicing •OTDR (Optical Time Domain Reflectometer) testing •Internal & External Cable pulling •Blown Fibre installation •Installation of Customer Termination Point •Proving of Network Infrastructure. A vehicle, fuel and all equipment will be supplied through Instalcom and you will have the opportunity to learn new skills and secure a role within the ever-growing communications industry. Careers Event Attend the Instalcom Careers Event to find out if Instalcom are the right organisation for you. You will have the chance to learn about the company, find out more about the Fibre Engineer roles available, and discover how your military skills can transfer over into the job. Plan for the day: 10:00: Welcome (tea & coffee) 10:30: Presentation with Project Managers 11:00: Q&A Session 11:30: Demonstration 12:15: Hands-on trial of equipment 13:15: End Book your place If you are interested in attending this event, register your place by emailing Instalcom's Amber-Rose at amber-rose.crossley@instalcom.co.uk or call on 0208 731 4600.
Greater London, Borehamwood Contact
25 February 2019, 12:00 - 13:30 CTP Enhancement Webinar - Social Media
Enjoy the benefits of a CTP follow-on workshop from the comfort of your own home or office, thus saving you some of your valuable Graduated Resettlement Time. This webinar offers you a fully interactive 1.5 hour workshop to expand your understanding and knowledge on the use of social media and online networking in your resettlement. These webinars are not videos; you interact with the facilitator and your peers in exactly the same way as you would if attending a workshop at one of our Centres, without having to travel long distances. You can even do group activities on a virtual flip chart, just like the real thing! On this webinar, you will learn tips and hints on how to make the best use of LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter for research and networking, and how it might add value to your job search campaign and marketing plan. All you need is a computer/tablet or phone for the visuals and a means of dialling into the audio element. Then sit back, relax and enjoy the event. It is all about participating, engaging and learning off your peers as well as receiving timely advice from our experienced facilitators. Please note: You will need to ensure that your computer/tablet/smartphone is able to run the Webex software or App prior to attending this event. Full details are provided in the joining instructions. Unfortunately Webex is not currently compatible with DII.
Online Contact
26 February 2019, 16:00 - 19:30 NHS Step into Health Insight event with Surrey Heartland Health and Care Partnership
Surrey Heartlands covers the central and western parts of Surrey; those areas currently looked after by Surrey Downs, North West Surrey and Guildford and Waverley Clinical Commissioning Groups but the partnership encompasses all local NHS organisations and Surrey County Council. These Include 3 Acute, 1 mental health, 1 community trusts and South East Coast Ambulance. The Team consists trained doctors, nurses, midwives, therapists, healthcare scientists and other support staff make up our workforce, providing a wide range of services across the partnership We also run many specialist clinics in the community at local community hospitals and other healthcare facilities. Surrey Heartlands Health and Care Partnership are holding a Step into Health Careers Insight event on Tuesday 26 February 2019 at 16:00 – 19:30. Step into Health is a programme connecting employers in the NHS to people from the Armed Forces community by offering an access route into employment and career development opportunities within the NHS. The programme recognises the transferable skills and cultural values that Armed Forces personnel develop when serving and how they are compatible with those required within NHS roles. This event will provide an insight into the NHS and Surrey Heartlands HCP of the wide-ranging job roles available both clinical and non-clinical., Presentations the transition into the NHS, from department managers, and some tips for your CV and interviews. Programme 16:00 – 16:15 Registration and refreshments 16:15 – 16:30 Welcome, Trust overview and aims of the programme 16:30 – 16:45 Transferable skills and transition into the NHS 16:45 – 17:30 Working in the NHS: presentations from department Managers 17:30 – 17:50 Refreshments, networking and CV clinic 17:50 – 18:10 NHS jobs and current opportunities 18:10 – 18:40 CV and interview skills 18:40 – 19:00 Q&A and next steps 19:00 – 19:30 Refreshments, networking and CV clinic
South,Camberley , Surrey Contact
27 February 2019, 10:00 - 16:00 Global Production Squad Recruitment / Induction Day
This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone to get into the events industry. Here at Global Production Squad (GPS) we are looking for people who enjoy physical work, crave variety in their job but also want to work within a defined structure with like-minded people. Team work is essential in this job, as is the desire to maintain the highest standards whilst putting in consistently hard work. We supply crewing man-power to some of the industry’s best businesses, events and venues. Our recruitment day is designed to give you an in depth introduction to the work, the opportunities and the team. Over the course of the day we will give you enough information and basic training to be able to deploy you into work once the day is complete. The day will include an hour of presentations from our senior team so you can understand the sort of work you’ll be doing if you join us, the opportunities and training available and an idea of pay structure and how you can quickly achieve uplifts on your hourly rate. There will be an hour of basic event site Health and Safety training to ensure you are aware of risks and able to mitigate those risks. Finally there will be 2.5 hours of practical training so you can experience the sort of work you’ll be doing first hand. Our team will be around throughout the day to answer any questions. Lunch will be provided. At the end of the recruitment / induction day we hope you will want to join our team. We will explain what is involved in joining us and we can make arrangements for getting you onto your first job with us. Book your place If you are interested in attending this event please email us attaching your CV
Greater London Contact
4 March 2019, 12:15 - 17:00 Schroders Armed Forces Insight Afternoon
Schroders Investment Management and Cazenove Capital would like to invite Service leavers (Officer/SNCO or equivalent) to an insight day to be held on the afternoon of 4 March 2019. Schroders is one of the largest Asset Managers in the UK, with over £500bn of assets currently under management. Cazenove Capital is the Wealth Management division of Schroders, managing money for high net worth individuals, charities and trusts. Based in London, but with offices world-wide, the company offers a fantastic opportunity for Service leavers to start a second career The event will consist of a number of discussions from leaders across the business, including former Armed Forces members. The day will give attendees a thorough introduction to the business, as well as Asset and Wealth Management more widely. The day will also give attendees an opportunity to find out more about Schroders’ 2019, 6 month paid Armed Forces Scheme, which will run from May 2019 (start date is flexible), with a chance to discuss CV tips with members of HR and to meet some of the managers looking to take on Service leavers into roles within their business areas. The insight day will begin at 1300hrs, with doors opening at 1215hrs for lunch & informal introductions. The event will end at around 1700hrs with networking drinks afterwards for those who wish to stay. For more information about Schroders Investment Management please go to- http://www.schroders.com/ or email eloisecheales@ctp.org.uk. There are limited spaces available for the day and attendees will be chosen based on the CV & cover letter received. If you wish to attend this event, please send your CV stuart.ellis@cazenovecapital.com by 18 February 2019. More detailed information will be sent to those selected to attend.
Greater London Contact
5 March 2019, 09:00 - 16:00 County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue- Insight Event
County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service is here to make the communities within the area a safer place to live, work and visit. Governed by a separate statutory body known as the Combined Fire Authority, their Service is accountable to the Combined Fire Authority which is comprised of locally elected councillors who are members of the authority. County Durham and Darlington Fire Authority is responsible for the fire and rescue service across the two unitary authority areas of County Durham and the borough of Darlington, serving a population of over 620,000 people spread over almost 2,460 sq/km. Fire cover is provided 24-hours a day, every day of the year. The day will primarily allow attendees to see and participate in the activities of a firefighter. This will include elements of the role such as drills with a hose and water as well as working at height demonstrations with the possibly of taking part. They will also look at the entry physical fire tests and drill ground tests that include walking with equipment and some lifting (up to 15kg), enclose space drills and use of breathing apparatus. The idea is to show what roles are available within the Service, specifically the operational fire fighter of which two roles are available. The first being a full time primary employee and secondly an on-call Firefighter which tends to be secondary employment. It will be based on each person’s abilities so as to make it informative as well as fun to see if this is a career they would like to pursue. Advise will also be available on corporate roles within the support functions throughout the day. Attendees would need to bring dry kit and sports gear with them; all PPE will be provided.
North East Consett Contact
5 March 2019, 10:30 - 14:00 BuildForce Armed Forces Insight day supported by The Royal
The Insight Day will focus on local and nationwide construction and the built environment pipeline opportunities and a chance to talk to our key employers from the BuildForce Alliance such as Balfour Beatty/Vinci HS2 JV, Balfour Beatty Highways, Costain, Morgan Sindall, Murphy Group, Wates, Wilson James (and more to be confirmed). This is a great opportunity to discuss skills required, training and find out more about what the industry has to offer; roles such as Project Managers, Designers, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, Estimators, Health and Safety, QA, Tradesmen, Civil Engineering and supporting roles. A job in construction isn’t just about being on the tools, it is accessible to all ranks and skill sets, and offers real potential for career progression. As well as providing an insight into career pathways in the construction industry, we will run workshops to provide industry advice on CV’s, interview preparation and using Social media effectively e.g. LinkedIn profiles. Agenda for the day 1030 - 1100: Registration & coffee 1100 - 1200: Introduction to BuildForce, the industry and one of our ex-military recruits 1200 - 1400: Meet the employers, social media, CV and interview workshops RSVP: caroline.logan@ethosvo.org BuildForce is a collaborative industry-led programme, with an objective to reduce skills gaps in construction and the built environment whilst offering a second career to the military personnel. We connect the military community to construction careers through a UK-wide BuildForce Alliance of employers, industry bodies and charities, supported by Government and working in partnership with The Royal Foundation. BuildForce isn't a recruitment agency, we offer much more of a personal service; we connect the exmilitary personnel to the construction sector via our Mentoring programme, offering 1-2-1 support and career advice, arranging work placements and identifying job opportunities. Since January 2017, we have connected with over 950 Service Leavers and Veterans nationwide; inducted 434, placed 139 in jobs, 129 in work placements and 478 have benefited from our 1-2-1 mentoring programme. Testimonials from Service Leavers, we have supported: “I’ve been sending my CV to employers for the past six months, and I only received one acknowledgement. BuildForce has managed to get me an interview in less than two days! You are doing an amazing job for ex-forces.” “In my experience, BuildForce has consistently demonstrated an honest desire to assist both Service Leavers and Veterans in finding a meaningful career within construction. Their support at this early stage has so far improved my CV, grown my professional network, and opened dialogue with potential employers” “Monday’s Insight Day event provided me with valuable insight and demonstrated the level of support for Service Leavers and Veterans that exists within the construction sector.” https://buildforce.org.uk/
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8UP (venue has free parking) Contact
7 March 2019, 09:00 - 16:00 Army Servicewomen's Network Conference 7 March 2019
Description The Army Servicewomen’s Network (ASN), a network that seeks to support, inspire and develop Army Servicewomen, will hold its annual conference on Thursday 7 March 2019, 0900 -1600 hours, in the Churchill Lecture Theatre at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. The conference is open to all Regular and Reserve Army personnel and civil servants. The event will be opened by the Army Gender Champion, Lt Gen TB Radford CB DSO OBE. The Conference will be a high-profile signature event to coincide with the celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March 2019. The Conference theme is Professional Resilience and will also support the wider International Women’s Day narrative of #betterforbalance. The Conference will also be used as a way of recognising and celebrating professional, personal and physical achievements made by Army women throughout 2018 and will serve as an opportunity to update members and the Chain of Command on policy and progress. Dress. To maximise networking and to promote an open environment, dress for the day will be smart civilian dress. T&S. T&S costs lie with the delegate’s parent unit. Daily subsistence can only be claimed for missed breakfast or evening meal due to travel but not for lunch, which will be provided. Accommodation. If required, this is to be arranged by the delegate’s parent unit. Application for transit accommodation in the Sandhurst area is done via the Central Accommodation Booking Service (CABS). Further information: The following individuals can give you help regarding the conference: Capt Kate Park, SO3 D&I, Army Headquarters, IDL 127, Blenheim, Andover. Tel: Mil 94393 7556, Civ +44 (0)1264 887556; Email Katherine.park108@mod.gov.uk, Lt Col Caroline Woodbridge-Lewin MBE, Co-Chair ASN via Caroline.Woodbridge-Lewin@da.mod.uk or Tel: 96161 5062 or WO1 (RSM) C Hendrie via Charlotte.Hendrie937@mod.gov.uk or Tel: 94879 2288. Book now to secure your place! You will be contacted nearer the event, for further data collection such as rank/unit etc. Thank you. Description The Army Servicewomen’s Network (ASN), a network that seeks to support, inspire and develop Army Servicewomen, will hold its annual conference on Thursday 7 March 2019, 0900 -1600 hours, in the Churchill Lecture Theatre at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. The conference is open to all Regular and Reserve Army personnel and civil servants. The event will be opened by the Army Gender Champion, Lt Gen TB Radford CB DSO OBE. The Conference will be a high-profile signature event to coincide with the celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March 2019. The Conference theme is Professional Resilience and will also support the wider International Women’s Day narrative of #betterforbalance. The Conference will also be used as a way of recognising and celebrating professional, personal and physical achievements made by Army women throughout 2018 and will serve as an opportunity to update members and the Chain of Command on policy and progress. Dress. To maximise networking and to promote an open environment, dress for the day will be smart civilian dress. T&S. T&S costs lie with the delegate’s parent unit. Daily subsistence can only be claimed for missed breakfast or evening meal due to travel but not for lunch, which will be provided. Accommodation. If required, this is to be arranged by the delegate’s parent unit. Application for transit accommodation in the Sandhurst area is done via the Central Accommodation Booking Service (CABS). Further information: The following individuals can give you help regarding the conference: Capt Kate Park, SO3 D&I, Army Headquarters, IDL 127, Blenheim, Andover. Tel: Mil 94393 7556, Civ +44 (0)1264 887556; Email Katherine.park108@mod.gov.uk, Lt Col Caroline Woodbridge-Lewin MBE, Co-Chair ASN via Caroline.Woodbridge-Lewin@da.mod.uk or Tel: 96161 5062 or WO1 (RSM) C Hendrie via Charlotte.Hendrie937@mod.gov.uk or Tel: 94879 2288. Book now to secure your place! You will be contacted nearer the event, for further data collection such as rank/unit etc. Thank you. Description The Army Servicewomen’s Network (ASN), a network that seeks to support, inspire and develop Army Servicewomen, will hold its annual conference on Thursday 7 March 2019, 0900 -1600 hours, in the Churchill Lecture Theatre at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. The conference is open to all Regular and Reserve Army personnel and civil servants. The event will be opened by the Army Gender Champion, Lt Gen TB Radford CB DSO OBE. The Conference will be a high-profile signature event to coincide with the celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March 2019. The Conference theme is Professional Resilience and will also support the wider International Women’s Day narrative of #betterforbalance. The Conference will also be used as a way of recognising and celebrating professional, personal and physical achievements made by Army women throughout 2018 and will serve as an opportunity to update members and the Chain of Command on policy and progress. Dress. To maximise networking and to promote an open environment, dress for the day will be smart civilian dress. T&S. T&S costs lie with the delegate’s parent unit. Daily subsistence can only be claimed for missed breakfast or evening meal due to travel but not for lunch, which will be provided. Accommodation. If required, this is to be arranged by the delegate’s parent unit. Application for transit accommodation in the Sandhurst area is done via the Central Accommodation Booking Service (CABS). Further information: The following individuals can give you help regarding the conference: Capt Kate Park, SO3 D&I, Army Headquarters, IDL 127, Blenheim, Andover. Tel: Mil 94393 7556, Civ +44 (0)1264 887556; Email Katherine.park108@mod.gov.uk, Lt Col Caroline Woodbridge-Lewin MBE, Co-Chair ASN via Caroline.Woodbridge-Lewin@da.mod.uk or Tel: 96161 5062 or WO1 (RSM) C Hendrie via Charlotte.Hendrie937@mod.gov.uk or Tel: 94879 2288. Book now to secure your place! You will be contacted nearer the event, for further data collection such as rank/unit etc. Thank you.
Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Haig road,Royal Military Academy GU15 4PQ Contact
8 March 2019, 09:00 - 17:00 Transport for London Ex-Military and and Reservists Careers Day 2019 Sponsored by Siemens
We exist to help keep London working and growing and to make life in the Capital better. Join us for Transport for London's 6th annual Industry Day for the Armed Forces community to gain an insight into careers in the transport industry after leaving the forces. As a Gold Award winner, we're committed to supporting armed forces veterans and reservists into employment across the transport industry. Following previous Industry Days many people have transferred their skills to exciting career opportunities, not just at Transport for London, but within our supply chain. This year Siemens are our official headline sponsors for our exciting military da Following previous Industry Days many people have transferred their skills to exciting career opportunities, not just at Transport for London, but within our supply chain. This year Siemens are our official headline sponsors for our exciting military day Our 6th Industry Day will be held at Stratford Skills Training Centre and is free to attend for people who are leaving or have left the Armed Forces. On the day you will have the opportunity to attend a range of workshops and events designed to: •Help you to gain an understanding of how we keep London moving •Help you find out more about what roles are available in transportation and how your skills are transferable •Give you an opportunity to speak to people who have made the transition to civilian work in the transport industry •Help you tailor your CV and brush up your interview skills so you are ready to apply for civilian roles •Help you build your LinkedIn profile and develop a professional network •Celebrate the skills and experience Reservists bring to the transport industry •Give you a chance to apply and potentially even interview for live roles on the day During the Industry Day there will be plenty of opportunities to speak to people who have attended previous events and are now working within the Transport Industry as everything from out on-street to Project Managers and Train Operators to Service Controllers. We'll have a panel of current employees that have made the transition from the forces to transport who will be sharing their experiences. You'll have an opportunity to ask them any questions you have about making the change. We exist to help keep London working and growing and to make life in the Capital better. Join us for Transport for London's 6th annual Industry Day for the Armed Forces community to gain an insight into careers in the transport industry after leaving the forces. As a Gold Award winner, we're committed to supporting armed forces veterans and reservists into employment across the transport industry. Following previous Industry Days many people have transferred their skills to exciting career opportunities, not just at Transport for London, but within our supply chain. This year Siemens are our official headline sponsors for our exciting military da Following previous Industry Days many people have transferred their skills to exciting career opportunities, not just at Transport for London, but within our supply chain. This year Siemens are our official headline sponsors for our exciting military day Our 6th Industry Day will be held at Stratford Skills Training Centre and is free to attend for people who are leaving or have left the Armed Forces. On the day you will have the opportunity to attend a range of workshops and events designed to: •Help you to gain an understanding of how we keep London moving •Help you find out more about what roles are available in transportation and how your skills are transferable •Give you an opportunity to speak to people who have made the transition to civilian work in the transport industry •Help you tailor your CV and brush up your interview skills so you are ready to apply for civilian roles •Help you build your LinkedIn profile and develop a professional network •Celebrate the skills and experience Reservists bring to the transport industry •Give you a chance to apply and potentially even interview for live roles on the day During the Industry Day there will be plenty of opportunities to speak to people who have attended previous events and are now working within the Transport Industry as everything from out on-street to Project Managers and Train Operators to Service Controllers. We'll have a panel of current employees that have made the transition from the forces to transport who will be sharing their experiences. You'll have an opportunity to ask them any questions you have about making the change. We exist to help keep London working and growing and to make life in the Capital better. Join us for Transport for London's 6th annual Industry Day for the Armed Forces community to gain an insight into careers in the transport industry after leaving the forces. As a Gold Award winner, we're committed to supporting armed forces veterans and reservists into employment across the transport industry. Following previous Industry Days many people have transferred their skills to exciting career opportunities, not just at Transport for London, but within our supply chain. This year Siemens are our official headline sponsors for our exciting military da Following previous Industry Days many people have transferred their skills to exciting career opportunities, not just at Transport for London, but within our supply chain. This year Siemens are our official headline sponsors for our exciting military day Our 6th Industry Day will be held at Stratford Skills Training Centre and is free to attend for people who are leaving or have left the Armed Forces. On the day you will have the opportunity to attend a range of workshops and events designed to: •Help you to gain an understanding of how we keep London moving •Help you find out more about what roles are available in transportation and how your skills are transferable •Give you an opportunity to speak to people who have made the transition to civilian work in the transport industry •Help you tailor your CV and brush up your interview skills so you are ready to apply for civilian roles •Help you build your LinkedIn profile and develop a professional network •Celebrate the skills and experience Reservists bring to the transport industry •Give you a chance to apply and potentially even interview for live roles on the day During the Industry Day there will be plenty of opportunities to speak to people who have attended previous events and are now working within the Transport Industry as everything from out on-street to Project Managers and Train Operators to Service Controllers. We'll have a panel of current employees that have made the transition from the forces to transport who will be sharing their experiences. You'll have an opportunity to ask them any questions you have about making the change.Book your place To be shortlisted, please send your CV and a covering letter of no more than 250 words outlining your relevant and transferable experience to TfLMilitaryEvents@tfl.gov.uk. Please also specify your date of leaving the military service, including your earliest availability to commence employment.
London Visit
11 March 2019, 13:30 - 16:30 St George's Armed Forces NHS Careers Seminar
St George’s is one of the country’s biggest and busiest acute trusts with a renowned Major Trauma Centre and home to Channel 4's ’24 hours in A&E’. We employ more than 9,000 staff including clinicians and in wide range of operational, support and corporate services share our main site in Tooting, South West London, with a leading teaching university. Step into St George’s - welcoming Service leavers into the NHS. A special half-day seminar for Armed Forces leavers, veterans, serving personnel and spousal community considering their next move. Discover more about the opportunities and working life in one of London’s biggest and busiest acute hospitals – St George’s in Tooting, home of ’24 Hours in A&E’. St George’s is a Forces Friendly employer, committed to Partnering with Defence. We recognise the transferable skills, knowledge and experience of this talent pool - service leavers’ skills, knowledge and experience are highly valued and highly relevant across the fast-moving, large-scale, operational environments of NHS Trusts. Find out why the culture, pace, variety, and frequent new challenges may suit you. Gain an insight into various roles, and tips on making the move, including: • Project management in the NHS - introductory CPD session on the principles and typical work programmes • Making the step - former Service personnel who work at St George’s share their experiences • Securing a new role - advice and ideas on getting into the NHS, types of job available, tips on applying, opportunities at St George’s now • Powering the clinicians - around 40% of our 9,000+ staff aren’t doctors, nurses or other health professionals. Discover the vast range of other jobs, and varied skills and experience needed for one of London’s biggest and busiest acute hospitals to serve thousands of patients every day
Greater London Visit Contact
13 March 2019, 10:00 - 15:00 Openreach Engineer Insight Event
Mar Location: Scotland Venue Name: Aberdeen Time: 10:00 - 15:00 Register for a free Openreach Transition Force workshop for an employer’s view on how to approach the civilian jobs market. Openreach has recruited well over 2,500 Armed Forces veterans since 2011. In 2017 alone, 20 per cent of Openreach’s 1,800 engineer recruits had an Armed Forces background. Openreach’s Transition Force programme aims to help you find the role, company, and industry that's right for you. By attending the ‘Openreach Engineering Insight’ workshop you will get: An introduction to Openreach’s business, and a focus on the engineering roles available (Openreach will be recruiting significant numbers of trainee engineers in 2019) Advice on demonstrating how your military skills and experience transfer to civilian employment Information about Openreach’s recruitment processes Introductions to ex-Service personnel working for Openreach who have the experience of making a successful transition from military to civilian employment Places are limited to ensure that everyone gets the individual guidance they need. Before you register, please ensure you have the appropriate authority to attend (e.g. from your chain of command) and can 100% commit to turning up. Please note, this workshop is not a jobs fair!
Scotland Aberdeen Visit
18 March 2019, 09:30 - 14:00 NHS Step into Health Insight Day at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
he Step into Health Programme has been created because the NHS recognises the transferable skills and cultural values that Armed Forces personnel develop when serving, and how they are compatible with those required within NHS roles. There are over 350 different careers in the NHS and there is a role for everyone with the right skills and values, almost half of which are non-clinical. You can enter the NHS whatever your background, previous work experience and qualifications. Whether you are thinking of your long term future beyond the Armed Forces, currently making the transition to civilian life or are already a veteran looking for your next career move, this event is for you. Spouses and dependents of serving personnel and veterans are very welcome to attend to explore the varied career opportunities offered by the NHS. About the Insight Day Oxford Health would like to invite you to explore the transferable skills that you have and the potential training and career opportunities available within the NHS. Whether you are interested in catering, maintenance, administration, finance, communications, management, or a role in one of the clinical services, to name but a few, this programme will benefit you. The morning will consist of talks from our Senior Lead for the Step into Health Programme, our HR Director as well as some of our veterans who have made the transition into the NHS. You will then have the opportunity to meet some of our team members to find out about the wide-ranging roles available within the NHS and what it is like to work for an organisation that is dedicated to providing excellent care by excellent people. Event schedule 09:30 am Arrival and registration 10:00 am Welcome and introduction 10:15 am What you can bring to the NHS 10:30 am Personal experience account 10:45 am Personal experience account 11:00 am What the NHS can do for you 11:15 am Personal experience account 11:30 am Personal experience account 11:45 am Personal experience account 12:00 noon Lunch and networking 12:30 – 2:00 pm Careers guidance/information stands Book your place To book your place please contact Diane Woodward, Armed Forces Champion, by emailing diane.woodward@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk
Oxford South Contact
26 March 2019, 10:00 - 12:00 The Dorset, Devon And Cornwall Community Rehabilitation Company Insight and Recruitment Event
Insight into the role of Community Payback Case Worker – Recruiting NOW! Do you consider yourself to be:- • A good communicator? • A team player? • Able to work calmly under pressure? • Looking to make a difference? • Able to manage others to achieve their own potential? Community Payback offers a real opportunity for those individuals who want to simply “make a difference” and ensure a consistent, safe service is delivered that is capable of meeting the needs of; corporate, (criminal justice), individual (Service Users), to achieve an enhanced outcome for a wide range of community organisations (beneficiaries) If the answer is yes and you have the current and/or relevant experience so as to meet the person specification/job description – we look forward to hearing from you! Various locations across the South West and West, with particular reference to: Gloucestershire, Somerset, Bristol and Wiltshire. A presentation will be made so that you can understand first-hand from:- • Current CP Case Worker • Local Community Payback Manager • Business Development and Partnerships Manager South West To discuss further any questions that you might have in considering working for the South West CRCs and understanding the role and contribution that you may make in delivering an effective Criminal Justice programme.
South west Hampshire Contact
28 March 2019, 10:00 - 16:00 Crucial Academy’s Cyber Security Insight Day
Crucial Group is a professional information technology and services company providing cyber security & GDPR consulting, cyber security training at their state-of-the-art academy and global recruitment in the advanced technology markets. Crucial Academy is holding an Insight Day to discuss their ex-military Cyber Transition Programme. At the event, there will be leading industry experts speaking around cyber security and about Crucial Academy. The expert instructors will be giving demonstrations of technical trends and an oversight of each of the courses. There will also be an opportunity for you to discuss future job prospects and network with successful candidates that have gone through their programme. The day will run as follows: 10:00 Arrival, introduction brief. 10:30 Course outline in detail 11:00 Practical demo on latest cyber threat 11:30 Guest Speaker 12:00 Lunch/ Networking 13:00 Practical demo 13:30 Crucial Academies post course transition / Job prospects 14:00 Guest Speakers including prior successful candidates 15:00 Networking Crucial Academy deliver free, accredited courses in cyber security for those going through resettlement and then introducing them to a new career with one of their commercial partners. Located in central Brighton, Crucial Academy have a state-of-the-art training facility to deliver their accredited courses in offensive, defensive, information assurance and threat intelligence courses. Book your place If you are interested in attending this event, contact the CTP Central Bookings Team on 0203 162 4410 or email CTPEvents@ctp.org.uk.
South East Brighton Contact
29 March 2019, 10:00 - 13:00 North West Ambulance Service Insight Day
About the event Are you interested in a career with North West Ambulance Service? North West Ambulance Service are currently recruiting for several roles across the North West, from paramedic vacancies to corporate services; they are looking for exceptional people for a variety of roles including: Paramedic Emergency Medical Technicians Urgent Care Service Assistants Health Advisor Emergency Medical Dispatcher Ambulance Care Assistants Clinical Advisor Vehicle/Fleet Maintenance staff Support staff Come and meet their staff and find out about all of the employment opportunities with North West Ambulance Service. The company The North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) NHS Trust was established on 1 July 2006, by the merger of ambulance trusts from Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Merseyside, Cumbria and Lancashire. They currently employ over 4,900 staff. The Trust Headquarters is in Bolton, and there are four area offices serving the communities of Cheshire and Merseyside (Liverpool), Cumbria and Lancashire (Broughton near Preston and Salkeld Hall, Carlisle) and Greater Manchester (Bury). There are 109 ambulance stations distributed across the region, three emergency operations centres, one support centre, two patient transport service control centres, and two HART buildings (one being shared with Merseyside Fire & Rescue). The Trust operates around 1,000 vehicles on both emergency and non-emergency operations. In addition to this the Trust also provides, along with Urgent Care and OOH partners, the NHS 111 Service for the North West Region. Operating from five sites across the North West, in Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Lancashire and Cumbria. They receive over 1,170,000 emergency calls per year, with emergency crews attending more than 952,000 incidents each year, with around 800,000 of these requiring emergency transport. This represents approximately 16% of national activity. The Trust undertakes over 1.1 million non-emergency patient transport journeys each year. Every day they provide urgent and emergency health care and patient transport services to thousands of patients across the North West. At North West Ambulance Service, they believe every role is important; as everyone plays a part in reaching their goal: Delivering the right care, at the right time, in the right place. Book your place To book your place for this Insight Day, please contact the North West Ambulance Service at inclusion.workforce@nwas.nhs.uk
North Bolton Contact
1 April 2019, 09:15 - 15:30 Barclays Military Talent Day (North West) - 1 April 2019
Barclays Military Talent Day (North West) - 1 April 2019 About this Event The Barclays Military Talent Day consists of a series of presentations about the different business units and functions within Barclays. The presentations are delivered by senior leaders and highlight the transferable skills that service personnel can bring to Barclays. The presentations also outline the various entry routes into Barclays for both service leavers and veterans. The day concludes with an informal networking event, allowing delegates to talk to members of the Barclays Military Network and hear more about their transition from the military into civilian employment. Service leavers and veterans who wish to understand more about careers within the financial services sector are encouraged to attend. The event is running simultaneously with events in London and Glasgow (see their Eventbrite pages). Though the events will have some site specific information, the days will be very similar. Opportunities are available at all locations, we therefore encourage people to attend whichever is more suitable to their location. PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS ONLY OPEN TO THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES, EITHER IN THE UK OR ABROAD. FAQs What are my transportation options for getting to and from Barclays Technology Centre Radbroke (BTCR)? There is a visitor car park on site, entry must be through the main Stocks Lane (South) entrance. A free coach runs from Crewe and Knutsford train stations, a timetable will be sent with the booking confirmation email. What's the dress code? Business casual (trousers/chinos, shirt) Are there ID requirements to enter the event? Yes, please bring photo ID for entry into BTCR and for the coaches. Where do I go on arrival at BTCR? Registration will be at the main reception. From here you will be taken to the Babbage Suite. Is the event accessible by wheelchair? Yes, BTCR is fully accessible by wheelchair (Registration will be open from 0915, with the event commencing at 1030)
Knutsford Visit
1 April 2019, 09:30 - 15:30 Barclays Military Talent Day (Leeds) - 1 April 2019
The Barclays Military Talent Day (MTD) consists of a series of presentations about the different business units and functions within Barclays. The presentations are delivered by senior leaders and highlight the transferable skills that service personnel can bring to Barclays. The presentations also outline the various entry routes into Barclays for both service leavers and veterans. The day concludes with an informal networking event, allowing delegates to talk to members of the Barclays Military Network and hear more about their transition from the military into civilian employment. Service leavers and veterans who wish to understand more about careers within the financial services sector are encouraged to attend. The event is running simultaneously with other MTD’s in the North West, Glasgow and London (see their Eventbrite pages for further information). Though the events will have some site specific information, the days will be very similar and opportunities will be availble at all locations. We therefore encourage people to attend whichever is more suitable to thier location. PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS ONLY OPEN TO THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES, EITHER IN THE UK OR ABROAD. FAQs What are my transportation options for getting to and from the event? Millshaw Court is a 10 minute walk from the White Rose shopping centre and a 10/5 minute car journey from both Leeds train station and Morley train station. There is limited on-site parking, which can be requested on a first come, first served basis. Please email the AFTER team to request a space - AFTERProgramme@barclayscorp.com What is the dress code? Business attire Are there ID requirements to enter the event? Yes, please bring photo ID for entry into Millshaw Court Where do I go on arrival at Millshaw Court? You will find our Events reception desk at the main reception. Please register here. Is the event accessible by wheelchair? Yes, Millshaw Court is fully accessible by wheelchair (Registration will be open from 0930, with the event commencing at 1030).
Leeds Visit
1 April 2019, 09:30 - 15:30 Barclays Military Talent Day - 1 April 2019
Barclays Military Talent Day - 1 April 2019 The next Military Talent Day will be held on 1st April 2019, in London, Glasgow and the North West. The event consists of a series of presentations given by senior leaders, about Barclays, our Values and an insight in to business areas and functions. The event aims to highlight the transferable skills that Service personnel have and how they fit in to financial services. The event concludes with an informal networking event, where delegates will have the opportunity to talk to members of the Barclays Military Network and gain an insight in to how Barclays colleagues have transitioned from the military into Barclays. The event format is the same in each location, and it is recommended you attend the one close to the geographical area you live or looking to resettle.
London Visit
1 April 2019, 10:00 - 15:00 Barclays Military Talent Day - 1 April 2019
Description Barclays Scottish Military Talent Day - 1st April 2019 The Barclays Scottish Military Talent Day (MTD) consists of a series of presentations about the different business units and functions within Barclays. The presentations are delivered by senior leaders and highlight the transferable skills that service personnel can bring to Barclays. The presentations also outline the various entry routes into Barclays for both service leavers and veterans. The day concludes with an informal networking event, allowing delegates to talk to members of the Barclays Military Network and hear more about their transition from the military into civilian employment. Service leavers and veterans who wish to understand more about careers within the financial services sector are encouraged to attend. Tips to make the most of your day - Bring a CV along. Have a 30 second soundbite of you and your career. Think about questions you want to ask. Research the Company and understand its role within the Financial Sector. Think about how you want to network and how you can link in with the team at the event. PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS ONLY OPEN TO THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES, EITHER IN THE UK OR ABROAD. FAQs What are my transportation options for getting to and from the event? Aurora Building is a short walk from either Glasgow Queen Street or Glasgow Central train stations. What is the dress code? Business attire Are there ID requirements to enter the event? Yes, please bring photo ID for entry into Aurora Building Where do I go on arrival at Aurora Building You will find our Events reception desk to the left of the main reception. Please register here. Is the event accessible by wheelchair? Yes, Aurora Building is fully accessible by wheelchair
Glasgow Visit
17 April 2019, 09:30 - 14:30 JTI Insight Day for veterans
JTI is planning another Insight Day for veterans on Wednesday 17th April You can find more details about the event here: https://view.pagetiger.com/cvbkour Accommodation for the night before, travel expenses will be covered; all refreshments and meals will included. Would it be possible for you to pass on this opportunity to any of your members who would be interested in taking part? All they have to do is sign up here on the link above The following are included for the insight day: - Accommodation for the night before - Travel expenses are covered - All refreshments and meals are included - CV feedback is given by HR directors - LinkedIn advice on how to create an attractive profile to recruiters someone who is from LinkedIn
Weybridge Visit Contact