Step into Health

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Step into Health connects employers in the NHS to people from the Armed Forces community, by offering an access route into employment and career development opportunities. The programme recognises the transferable skills and cultural values that Armed Forces personnel develop when serving, and how they are compatible with those required within NHS roles.

We offer the opportunity for NHS organisations to pledge their support to service leavers and the wider Armed Forces community, using the guidance and resources available to support you. 

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Vision, pledges and next steps

Find out what organisation's need to do to pledge their support and why it is important for organisations to be supportive Armed Forces employers. 



Our library of resources are available to help employers with the process of implementing the Step into Health programme. 

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The service leaver

Understand who the potential talent pool of the Armed Forces community in your locality are and how to attract them. 


Employer's events

Our regional events provide an opportunity to engage  and support employers on implementing the programme.

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Delivery partners

Step into Health is delivered as part of a partnership between military organisations and the NHS. 

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Background & pilot

The programme has been piloted across five NHS trusts for the past few years. Find out where the programme came from and how the pilot trusts were involved. 

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Register your interest

Fill in this form for more information and to register your interest in Step into Health.




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