Welcome to RFEA
The Forces Employment Charity


We provide life-long, life-changing support, jobs and training opportunities to Service leavers, reservists, veterans and their families.


Search over 97,000
ex-Forces job opportunities


Promote your vacancy to
20,000 ex-Forces personnel

The UK's leading source of ex-Forces jobs and career advice for over 130 years

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Our Cause

Founded in 1885 and operating across the UK, we are the leading source of ex-Forces jobs and career advice. We work with employers who value ex-military recruitment.

We provide a range of practical tools and advice for gaining employment and the challenges that occur when transitioning into civilian life, including:

  • Advice on career choices
  • Researching the job market
  • Job matching
  • Training
  • Recommendations for courses and education opportunities
  • Support for writing a CV
  • Advice on interview techniques
  • Expert industry knowledge and updates
  • Events and employment fairs

Programmes & Partnerships

We work in partnership with other organisations and employers who, like us, respect and value the unique qualities and abilities of all those who have served. Our programmes include:

RFEA's help means I have a job and a happy life with my family.

Jhabindra, Gurkha

Read more about some of the positive experiences those we have supported have had.