Thursday, 26 November 2015

Little Troopers Network: Recruiting Volunteer Champions

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Do you want to join our Little Trooper Network as a Champion? Find out more here:           http://www.littletroopers.net/little-troopers-network/

Monday, 23 November 2015

Supporting Health & Wellbeing Of Military Families



















This week Public Health England launched professional guidance
aimed at health visitors and school nurses in identification and support
for military children and young people.

The guidance offers clarity on the key public health issues and unique
situations this group may be exposed to and how public health nurses
can support as part of the universal offer.


Although aimed at health visitors and school nurses, the pathway 
will be of interest to others working with military families including
early years, schools, primary and secondary care. You can download
the guidance here:

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Big White Wall-Support for Armed Forces, Veterans & Families

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Thursday, 12 November 2015

Service Families Section of RBL CivvyStreet Website

Please note: There is a  Service 
Families section of the 
CivvyStreet website.

The Royal British Legion's 
CivvyStreet service recognises
 that having a family member
 in the Armed Forces can present 
unique civilian employment 
hurdles for the rest of the family. With that in mind, we have developed 
a new section on the website to highlight the services we offer to the 
partners/spouses and working age dependents of anyone who is 
serving or has served in the British Armed Forces.

WHAT CAN THEY BENEFIT FROM?

Partners/spouses and working age dependents have access 
to all of the employment services on the CivvyStreet site, which include:
  • CivvyStreet Jobs
  • 150+ free learndirect training courses
  • CivvyStreet Careers Advice service
  • CivvyStreet Funding Advice service
  • Employment Support Grant funding
  • CivvyStreet online CV builder
  • CivvyStreet Virtual Careers Fairs
  • Access to entire CivvyStreet knowledge base

HOW TO REGISTER?

Partners, spouses and working age dependents can 
register with CivvyStreet by clicking here. 
Please note, they will need their family member's Service number.

Joint Casualty & Compassionate Centre (JCCC)

Joint Casualty & Compassionate Centre (JCCC)

When families experience incidents at home while loved ones are
serving overseas it is very important that everyone is aware of the
process in place that can facilitate their immediate return home.


This short Families Brief is to explain the role the Joint Casualty
and Compassionate Centre (JCCC) undertakes 24 hours a day,
7 days a week, 365 days a year to help families when incidents
occur involving Service Personnel or someone at home.


For further information contact:
Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre
Imjin Barracks
Gloucester
GL3 1HW
Tel: 01452 519951  Email: dbs-jcccgroupmailbox@mod.uk

Monday, 2 November 2015

Tax Free Childcare to Replace Childcare Vouchers

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Tax free childcare is due to replace the existing childcare 
voucher scheme in 2017. Time is running out. Parents 
who take childcare vouchers now will have the choice 
between the two schemes when tax free childcare comes
in to effect. Decide now on what scheme and start saving.


For more information on the changes to childcare vouchers 
and how you could be affected, visit   www.tax-free-childcare.info
  or contact customercare.br.uk@sodexo.com or call 0800 3287411