Employment support for families of serving and ex-Service personnel in Scotland

The families of serving and ex-Service personnel have access to a number of programmes and organisations supporting them to find employment.

You can look for job vacancies on Jobcentre Plus and receive special training and support through your job search. You might be eligible to receive Jobseeker's Allowance support while you're looking for work.

Who else can help?

Poppyscotland is a Service charity offering support to the Armed Forces community in Scotland. The charity offers employment support for families of Armed Forces personnel, training courses for those looking for work, as well as tailored support for people with mental health conditions. Visit the Poppyscotland website for more information.

RFEA - The Forces Employment Charity is a charity that helps veterans and their dependants find rewarding work. They provide advice and can help with job searching and applications. Visit the RFEA website to see how they can help you.

X-Forces is an organisation that helps ex-Service personnel and their families apply for start-up loans and grants to start their own business. They also offer training on self-employment and business development. Visit the X-Forces website for more information.

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