Category Archive:VCP News

Balfour Beatty AFC/Veterans Job Opportunities Street Works/Highways


We are please to announce that Balfour Beatty through their Armed Forces Corporate Covenant and “Giving Back” initiative are keen to support former members of the Armed Forces (Veterans) into work in their Company. Initially this will be through their Warwickshire Country Council/Highways Contract. Offering full training, CSCS, Street Works Qualification through a Senior Apprenticeship up to NVQ Level 3. Full time, salary initially the living wage and up to £12 per hour.  Interested? Then send you CV and a covering letter to the Veterans Contact Point via email:


Armed Forces Day – Warwick District 21st June 2018

Where: Royal Regiment of Fusilier’s Museum St John’s House, Warwick CV34 4NF

When: Saturday 21 July, 11am − 3pm

Warwickshire’s Armed Forces Day Gala Event, Saturday 30th June 2018


The Veterans Contact Point will host Warwickshire’s 2018 Armed Forces Day Gala Event Saturday 30th June. #SaluteOurForces




As for previous years it will be held at The Gala Field off Avenue Road/Dunns Close, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 5NE. Public Access from 10:00 to 16:00.

Join us in celebrating our annual “Show of Support” to our Armed Forces Community, entrance is FREE for members of the public.

We welcome market traders, large and small, community organisations and charities who would like to sell goods or raise awareness at Warwickshire’s Premier Armed Forces Day event. For further details and booking forms please contact: The Armed Forces Day Team Telephone 02476343793 or via email:


Free Course for Veterans running in Atherstone, North Warwickshire starting 16th April 2018

A free Therapeutic Therapy  Course provided by Little Ems will start on 16th April 2018 between 1330-1630 running every two weeks for 6 sessions in total. Please see attached flyer for full course details. If you are interested please contact Em on 07572 266472 for more information.

Merry Christmas from the Team at The Veterans Contact Point

We wish all of our Armed Forces Community and their Families, past and present a Merry Christmas and safe New Year.


We will close our drop in centre in Nuneaton from Friday 22nd December and re-open on Tuesday 2nd January 2018, to spend time with our own families and friends. Stay safe and thank you for your support in 2017

Taylor Woodrow & BuildForce (Southern Alliance) Armed Forces Insight day

Taylor Woodrow & BuildForce (Southern Alliance) Armed Forces Insight day
Date: Mon 27th November Time: 1100 – 1600 Venue: Waterloo room, Cavalry & Guards Club, 127 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J 7PX

HMPPS First Step CJS MCTC Project – FREE 2 Day Employabilty Course – 12th & 13th December

HMPPS CFO CJS Veterans Employability Course – supporting Veterans into Work

Free Employability Support Course for Veterans
Are you a former member of the armed forces?
Are you struggling to find work?
Are you nervous at interviews or not confident at job application forms?

HMPPS First Step CJS Veterans Project are  running a FREE 2 day training course that will help improve your job applications and interview skills.

Where: The Veterans Contact Point Bentley Road Nuneaton Warwickshire, CV11 5LR Telephone: 02476343793

When: Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th December

Time: 10am to 3pm

Ring now or email: for more details or to book your place on this course


Armed Forces Covenant HM Prisons & Probation Service (HMPPS) First Step Project – Support Across West Midlands Region

Armed Forces Funded—HMPPS First Step Project
Are you working with a former member of the
UK Armed Forces?

Ubique Partnerships Ltd has secured Armed Forces Covenant funding in partnership with HMPPS First Step Project to focus on identifying and working with former members of the UK Armed Forces who have been discharged from the services because of criminal behaviour and convictions and resettling in the West Midlands area.

We aim to provide a holistic level of support through case management and peer support focusing on common issues including: employability, accommodation, health, debt and relationships. As part of this project we will be delivering employability courses tailored to reflect the experiences and needs of Veterans in the criminal justice system.

Referrals to Ubique Partnerships can be made directly to the Project Manager:
Or through The Remember Veterans Criminal Justice Referral & Helpline : Telephone 02476 348227.