Armed Forces Reservists Community Connect - 1 February 2024

Community Connect is our regular online forum for those managing, championing or supporting Armed Forces reservists in the NHS.
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General information

1 February 2024 10:30 - 12:00 GMT
Open to all

Community Connect provides an opportunity for those managing or working with Armed Forces reservists to network, collaborate and hear latest updates from our reservists programme team.

These informal online sessions include themed presentations, guest speakers and plenty of opportunities to ask questions and share good practice.

February session details

This session will cover:

  • the employer notification letter and intelligent mobilisation
  • the initiatives you can use to encourage your Armed Forces employees to identify
  • the pathway to gold ERS
  • what you need to know for ERS 2024 applications and nominations.

Community Connect sessions offer: 

  • presentations on key themes around supporting Armed Forces reservists in the NHS

  • a forum to share ideas and success, and to network with fellow Armed Forces champions 

  • guidance on how to build your organisations' reputation as a Forces-friendly employer 

  • programme updates from the NHS Employers Armed Forces team. 

Benefits of attendance include: 

  • making your Armed Forces commitment public   

  • enhancing your organisation’s inclusive recruitment activities   

  • helping to create a more supportive workplace environment   

  • building external networks across the NHS .

To learn more about Community Connect, please email armedforces@nhsemployers.org.

To register to attend all upcoming Connect Connect sessions, please fill out this form.

You can also follow the team on Twitter, at @NHSEArmedForces.