What is the Bridewell Armed Forces Community?
The Armed Forces Community (AFC) is a group within Bridewell open to anybody with an affiliation with the armed forces or emergency services. Membership is entirely voluntary and open to anyone and includes those from armed forces outside of the UK.
Supports the employment of veterans and works alongside the Career Transition Partnership (CTP), to establish a tailored employment pathway for Service Leavers
Supports the employment of service spouses and partners
Offers a degree of flexibility in granting leave for service spouses and partners before, during and after a partner’s deployment
Supports our employees who choose to be members of the Reserve forces, including by accommodating their training and deployment where possible
Offers support to our local cadet units, either in our local community or in local schools, where possible
Actively participates in Armed Forces Day
Provides support to Armed Forces and Emergency Services charities and not for profit organisations
Support and develop charitable causes and help to develop the wider profile of Armed forces events
“The mission of the Bridewell AFC is to provide a supportive environment where we can help our colleagues and members of the Armed Forces and Emergency Services to thrive and maximise their potential.”
– Chris Brown, Principal Lead Consultant
Careers at Bridewell
Bridewell is an armed forces-friendly company and open to employing reservists, armed forces veterans (including the wounded, injured and sick), cadet instructors and military spouses/partners.
"Bridewell's values and standards naturally align to our Armed forces network. Our Clients really appreciated our honest approach and level of integrity that our consultants demonstrate on a daily basis. "
- Lee Clayton, Senior Lead Consultant
Benefits to the Bridewell Armed Forces Community
- To remain in a friendly and Safe Team Environment
- Supporting members of the Armed Forces community into employment and within the workplace
- Transitioning advice and support
What We Offer Our Members
Share our Experiences of Military training and understand our many transferrable skills, including the importance of:
- Teamwork, leadership & communication
- Decision-making, problem-solving & critical thinking
- Commitment, self-discipline & integrity
Armed Forces Scheme Recognition
Pledge to support armed forces inc. employers who are members of the community
Promote being armed forces-friendly open to employment*
*Bridewell are open to employing reservists, armed forces veterans (including the wounded, injured and sick), cadet instructors and military spouses/partners.