Thursday, 30 November 2017

AFF - Army Families' Concerns Jan-Jun 2017

The latest edition of AFF's biannual evidence report, Families' Concerns has now been sent to key contacts and decision makers.
Filled with information, facts and figures provided by Army families, this influential report ensures their experiences are understood at every level. It covers our main areas of work: housing, employment & Training, Education & Childcare, Foreign & Commonwealth and Health & Additional needs - you'll also find a summary of our key surveys and meetings for the period, as well as an overview from Chief Executive Sara Baade.

To read the report, please click HERE

Thursday, 23 November 2017

Recruit for Spouses Weekly Forecast

Welcome to our weekly forecast!
Shout out to our Spouses in Scotland 

Name: Amy Nolan - Military spouse and creative entrepreneur  
"We moved to married quarters and the commute to my job 
was impossible and I was struggling to find another job. 
My husband encouraged me to see what I could make happen 
with ginger rainbow and go for it..."read more.

Pick of the Week
For more information and to apply, click here.

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Our client is one of the Top 30 Sunday Times Best Big Companies to Work For.
Industry leading package | 33 Days Holiday | Life Assurance | Company Benefit scheme
For more information and to apply, click here.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Our clients are passionate about helping you to achieve your goals, 
whether that is internal progression, 
saving for a mortgage or simply buying that one thing you’ve always wanted. 
They will provide you with the tools and invest in your development 
to help you realise your potential.
For more information and to apply for any of these roles, head over to 
or send your CV to 

For more information and to apply, click here.

We have new roles weekly with The National Trust - click here

 For all of our opportunities with Longleat, click here. 

For All Jobs, nationwide - Click here

A large, secure online community that allows our members 
to openly discuss job roles, attend online events, chat about new ideas, 
offer support, see our latest news and access our team. 
Want to apply for a job? 
Email us and we will get back to you.
Don't have a CV? Use our attached template.
If you have any questions please email

The Recruit for Spouses Team
t:   0333 2020 996


The Recruit for Spouses Team
Recruit for Spouses Ltd
t:   0333 2020 996

Happy Plays Playgroup Stafford

Here at Happy Plays playgroup we want to warmly welcome forces families to come and join us. We are friendly inclusive playgroup that pregnant ladies, newborns, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome to come to with their carers. 

We meet every Friday (term time only) at 9.30-11.00am, at The Church at Rowley st, ST16 2RH. It costs £2 for the first child and carer, second child under 1 are free and additional children over 1 is an extra £1.

Each week we have a different theme and activities are aimed at all age groups. Please contact Abi if you have any further questions on 07717 077770.

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Drayton Manor 2017 Season - Free Entry for Serving Personnel and Veterans of the Armed Forces

Drayton Manor Park is proud to support our British Armed Forces so throughout our 2017 season we are offering free entry to all those serving and ex serving personnel of the British Armed Forces.  
Armed Forces discount is also available for Park Entry throughout Magical Christmas. Opens on 18th November for selected dates until 31st December.** 
Booking in advance is not necessary so please show your ID on arrival at any ticket kiosk before approaching the gate and free entry will be granted for the individual.
Accepted forms of ID include:
For serving personnel: A Valid Military personal card/MOD card, Band of Brothers Card or Defence Privilege Card (only for serving or ex-serving member of the armed forces).
For Veterans: A leaving certificate, proof of War Pension or Armed Forces Compensation, Band of Brothers Card or Defence Privilege Card (only for serving or ex-serving members of the armed forces)
*Not available on park buy out days, please check the website before travelling for opening times and dates. No family or friend’s discounts offered at this time.    
**Park entry only, does not include a meeting with Father Christmas. This can be booked seperately at an extra price,
Click HERE for full details

Dental Centre Information for Serving Personnel on Beacon Barracks

Dental Information For Serving Personnel

Opening Hours

Mon-Thur:  0800-1230  1330-1700
Friday: 0800 1330

Sick Parade

You must contact the dental centre by 0800 to arrange a dental emergency appointment.

Emergency Out Side Working Hours

Contact the Guardroom on 01785 787494

Annual Inspection

All personnel should make themselves aware of their annual recall date this can be done by contacting the centre on Ext: 7220

SFA: Protecting your Family and Service Home in Winter

Useful Contact Numbers - Your Local Police and Council - Working Together to Keep Your Community Safe

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Recruit for Spouses now has a Stafford Representative

Stafford now has a Recruit for Forces Representative her name is Jane White.
Pop into the HIVE and talk to Dawn who has all the information.

Recruit for Spouses has been created to strengthen the employment opportunities for spouses of British Military members around the world and to encourage employers to commit to hiring military spouses by connecting employers with a talented, global, diverse workforce.
See the latest job vacancies on the website: 
and the facebook page: Facebook

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Free Story App for all British Armed Forces

We wanted to brighten your Monday and let you know a bit more about our free story reading app for British Armed Forces families from us at Little Troopers, we'd love for you to let all your families know that this resource is available for them to use.

Little Troopers Treasures is a project we partnered with Harper Collins children's books to bring to forces families, currently there are nine books available to record.

For further information -

St Andrew's School PE Uniform