Human resources


23 / 3 / 2016 Midnight

Employer roles and responsibilities

Find out the key information and signposting you will need to support reservists.

FAQs for employers

Take a look at our frequently asked questions page, designed to answer some of employers’ most common queries about employing reservists.

Model policy example

Ensure your reservist employees are supported throughout their NHS career with the NHS Employers model policy.

Key facts on employing reservists in the NHS

Our reservists fact sheet tells you all you need to know about having members of the reserve forces as part of your workforce - from the training commitments to how to manage mobilisation effectively. 

Communications tools

Templates for your organisation to use on their intranet, internet and slides for induction sessions on your support for reservists.

Mobilisation planner

Discover what you need to do and when for your reservist employees with the mobilisation planner.


Introduction to the Reserve Forces video

Reservists from the NHS share their experiences and say how this has benefited their careers. Dr Mike Seeley, associate director of HR from Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust discusses how his trust is committed to supporting members of the Reserve Forces and the recognition the trust has received.

Case studies

Take a look at our case studies to explore some of the ways that trusts have supported their reservists throughout both their military and NHS career, and how their experience has enabled them to bring back a wealth of expertise to the NHS.

Get in touch

If you have any reservists in your workforce, or would like to share what you are doing to support reservists, please let us know by sending an email to

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