Armed forces access to Jobcentre Plus services and armed forces champions

As part of the Armed Forces Covenant, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has initiatives that help current and former members of the armed forces and their families access Jobcentre Plus services.
This page explains the role of the armed forces champion and the way members of the armed forces and their families can access our services.

Army Families Federation

The Army Families Federation (AFF) is the independent voice of Army families and works hard to improve the quality of life for Army families around the world – on any aspect that is affected by the Army lifestyle.

Forces Families Jobs

Launching in September 2019 - this will be a one-stop-shop to find & apply for jobs with companies that have signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant


How the NHS can help if you're in military service or a veteran.

NHS Employment

The NHS employs a significant number of healthcare professionals and non-clinical staff who are members of the Armed Forces community. This includes reservists, service leavers, military spouses, dependants, cadets and cadet forces adult volunteers. Here we provide all the information and resources that you need to support the Armed Forces community as an employer in the NHS.

Recruit for spouses

Helping military spouses find a job or start a business that works for them.

We Are Lifeworks

A fully funded support service to help military spouses and partners get the job they want. It's available to all spouses and partners of any serving (or recently discharged) member of the British Armed Forces, including Reserves. It's completely free. The course is fully funded by Armed Forces charities.