Recruitment agencies and employment support

​Recruitment agencies and employment support organisations will assist with your job search and can provide advice and support.

The agencies listed below have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and therefore have an understanding of the military, which is extremely helpful when it comes to applying for a civilian job.

Local recruitment agencies who have signed the covenant

National agencies with links to Northamptonshire

Civvy Street (RBL) and Career Transition Partnership (CTP) can also assist with all aspects of employment after you leave the forces. CTP support is only available up to two years after you leave. 

There are also various national civilian agencies such as Indeed, Total Jobs and Reed.

Employment support organisations

Commsortia- Building Better Opportunities project

Commsortia are a voluntary sector organisation who have launched the new Building Better Opportunities project. The project helps anyone who is unemployed overcome their barriers getting back in to employment through confidence building, mentoring, assisting with CV writing and money advice. It focus' on groups from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people with disabilities, over 50s, ex-offenders and carers.

Find out more about the Building Better Opportunities project.

Working Transitions

Working Transitions are a national organisation with international partners. They are based in Northamptonshire and provide support for individuals and organisations in transition. They are committed to supporting the Armed Forces community and employers who employ service leavers.

They can help support you towards personal goals and achieving the career you want. They support you through the recruitment process, promotional changes or when returning from time off.

For organisations they provide a tailored framework to provide the right level of support during periods of change or transition. They aim to hire and retain the employees you want and need through a values driven, person-centred approach.

Visit the Working Transitions website to discover more.