Employment support for Armed Forces

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Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust recognise the invaluable experience and skills that Veterans and Reservists have to offer our organisation.

We are committed to helping people from the Armed Forces Community gain employment. See our current vacancies.

Potential employees who are from an armed forces backgrounds can benefit from the following opportunities:

  • Awareness amongst our recruiting managers of skill and experiences you can bring
  • Our armed forces network for staff who identify as members of the Armed Forces Community in all fields (Veterans, Reservists, CFAV, Spouses/Relatives).
  • 10 days paid leave for training days for Reservist members of staff
  • Support with the recruitment process

Contact our Armed Forces team to find out more.

We also work in partnership with the following organisations:

The Career Transition Partnership

The Career Transition Partnership (CTP) is the Ministry of Defence working with Right Management. They are the official provider of resettlement and have supported leavers of the Armed Forces for over 20 years, as they transition from the military into civilian life. There are huge benefits from registering and accessing the wealth of support we offer, from career transition guidance, skills workshops, vocational training, and routes to employment.

Forces Families Jobs

Forces Families Jobs is the go-to place for training, employment, and volunteer roles for family members of currently serving UK military personnel.

Service family members can apply for jobs and access employment and training opportunities with companies and organisations who are forces family friendly. All employers advertising vacancies have signed the Armed Forces Covenant or are able to demonstrate their commitment to the Armed Forces.

This is a gateway to access information about acquiring new skills, upgrading existing skills or applying directly to employers who are understanding of the unique challenges that come with being a family member of a serving person.

Walking With The Wounded

Walking With The Wounded ‘WWTW’ deliver employment, mental health, care coordination and volunteering programmes in collaboration with the NHS to get those who served, and their families, whether mentally, socially or physically wounded, back on their feet and making a positive contribution once more. MFT work in partnership with Walking With The Wounded’s Employment Programme that have adopted the Individual Placement & Support (IPS) model to help to secure positive employment outcomes for unemployed veterans.