There are many positives in recruiting ex Royal Navy and ex Royal Marines into local government. A great deal of good work being done around us within these organisations to support the military community. Many of them actively recruit from the military community and support reservists such as Wiltshire Council click here for more information. A number have signed up to the Military Covenant, a full list which include Wiltshire Council and Salisbury NHS Trust can be found here
Amanda Peach joined Wiltshire Council 3 years ago, she served in the Women’s Royal Naval Service for 12 years. She went on to study a Post Graduate qualification in Careers Guidance at University West of England in Bristol and has gone on to support not only the military community but local businesses in Swindon and Wiltshire through her work with Career Transition Partnership and Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership. More case studies can be found here
The Wiltshire area is looking forward to hosting the National Armed Forces Day on 29th June in Salisbury, this will showcase the great work that is being done by our Armed Forces.