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Wednesday, 29 June 2016

New Service Community Guides

Request or pick up your copy from the HIVE

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Improving Care & Treatment For Serving Personnel, Veterans And Families - New E-learning Programme

Whilst many aspects of health need are the same as the general public, there are sometimes significant differences, particularly in relation to conditions attributable to service life and the impact upon families. These differences can be reflected in the way in which healthcare is delivered, the range and types of services provided and the long-term impact upon patients and families. 

Footgolf - Hull

Combat Stress - The Veterans Mental Health Charity

Find them on Facebook
or visit the website

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Yorkshire's Magnificent Attractions

 Visit www.yorkshireattractions.org for full details 

Summer Holiday Jobs for Children

Is Your Child Thinking About A Summer Holiday Job? If your child wants to take up a part time job over the summer holidays check out the latest guidelines for what they can and can  not do and how many hours a child is allowed to legally work. 

There are lots of rules affecting child  employment - don't get caught out. 

Monday, 20 June 2016

Flytipping - Hull

CarillionAmey Jobs

CarillionAmey is currently recruitment the job vacancies shown in the attached spreadsheet

All job descriptions can be found on the CarillionAmey website at www.carillionamey.co.uk/careers/vacancies

AFF Big Survey

Changes Notified in Defence Instructions & NOTICES (DINs)

Lifeworks - Free Employment Support for Military Spouses/Partners

RBLI Families Lifeworks provides a free employment support service for military spouses and partners. 

For details click on the link below.

Moving Into Service Families Accommodation (SFA)

Thursday, 16 June 2016

Offer to Get Fitter & Lose Weight

Additional Needs Adaptations to Service Families Accommodation

Additional medical needs adaptations
If you have such a requirement, this should be highlighted in the e-1132 and supported by an Occupational Therapist (OT) report containing specific recommendations for approval. 

Once any additional medical needs adaptations have been identified, agreed and approved, CarillionAmey will liaise with you to carry out the necessary work with the minimum of inconvenience to your family. 

Window Restrictors in Service Families Accommodation

16/06/16 - Important - Window Safety Check Required
As we approach the warmer months of the year, it is really important to check that the window restrictors in the upstairs of your property are working correctly, especially if you have children.
You can do this by:
  • Engaging the window restrictor (putting the lock/latch on) and trying to fully open the window. The restrictor should only allow the window to be opened a small way
  • Look at your window restrictor. It should have the BS kite safety mark stamped on it (shown below)

  • If you are concerned that your window restrictor is not working correctly please call 0800 707 6000 option 1.
    If you are moving into your property, your Accommodation Officer will check the window restrictors for you and show you how they work.

CarillionAmey Accommodation Officers

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

CarillionAmey Message - Mail Redirection On Move-Out Of SFA

When Moving Out of your Service Family Accommodation  please make sure that you have arranged to redirect your mail.

The Post Office offers a redirection service at:

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Free Debt Counselling

CAP - Christians Against Poverty

For more information go to

Monday, 13 June 2016

Do you have any Issues or Concerns?

Do you have any issues
 or concerns?

This could be housing 
related, missed 
appointments, school
employment problems, 
transport issues or anything else 
that is causing you concern.
The HIVE can help by reporting these through 
the chain of command.
If you would like to report a concern in 

confidence please contact the HIVE.

Armed Forces and Tax

Serving personnel, veterans, their families and their advisers can follow this LINK to access to information on how to deal with the tax and benefits issues faced by them. 

CarillionAmey: Are you pet Prepared?


CarillionAmey - Moving-Out Of SFA & Information Films

Four new films have been added to our website and can be found at the following link. Carillionamey SFA Guides/Booklets/Films

The Move In – this film has been created to help customers understand what happens during their Move In appointment.

Self-Help Films - These films provide simple instructions to help customers with everyday household issues that they can try and fix themselves and include how to reset the electric trip switch, how to bleed a radiator and how to reset a boiler.


JSHAO - Do You Know About Your Housing Options?

Where can I find out more information?  Attend a brief near you - the programme is available via the JSHAO webpages on gov.uk.  Alternatively contact the JSHAO via email:  AWS-JSHAO-Mailbox@mod.uk or telephone 01252 787574 (Mil: 94222 7574)

What’s in it for me?  Understanding the options to make informed choices now, and knowing what financial initiatives are available for the Armed Forces – such as the Forces Help to Buy Scheme, Help to Buy ISA, Affordable Housing Schemes, Buy-to-Let, and much more.

Friday, 10 June 2016

Thursday, 9 June 2016

Change to Enhanced Learning Credit Scheme

Enhanced Learning Credits, Further Education and Higher Education scheme changes
The MOD promotes learning among members of the armed forces and the veterans’ community by providing what are known as Learning Credits, through the Enhanced Learning Credits scheme and Further Education and Higher Education scheme.  Both of these entitle Service personnel and Service leavers to receive financial help with the cost of their learning.
From 1 April 2016 there will be some changes to the schemes to make them more accessible and to enable people to use them to gain personal and professional qualifications in a more flexible way, both while serving and after transition to civilian life.
See more at this link

Armed Forces Covenant Website

Armed Forces Covenant Website

In January 2016 the Armed Forces Covenant was re-launched under a new, unified brand.

The new website lays out the support that is available to beneficiaries of the Covenant – current Regular and Reserve Service Personnel, Service families, former Service Personnel – with links to further information on individual Covenant measures on GOV.uk

The new website also contains information for supporters of the Covenant, including businesses, charities, the general public and local authorities, and regular news stories about how the Covenant is helping real people

See the website at this link www.armedforcescovenant.gov.uk/

Wednesday, 8 June 2016

Resettlement: Tesco Online Chat Event- 8th June & 27Sep

Tesco is offering Service leavers the opportunity to complete work placements in their retail stores and distribution centres. The placements can be anything from a couple of days to a couple of weeks. If successful, Service leavers will be fast tracked for any vacancies available (please note, there is no guarantee of a vacancy becoming available in the region). 

Come along to this live chat event to find out about these work placement opportunities, and what your career in Tesco could look like. 
 No booking is required; on the day simply go to the Tesco Page and click on the Live Chat button.

* 8th June and 27th September, 10-2pm *

Funding For Courses When Posted overseas

Current rules set by Student Finance England do not allow military spouses based overseas to access funding for training (a loan). AFF is keen to know whether military spouses based overseas would be more likely to undertake a distance learning course if the rules were changed to allow them access to funding from Student Finance England. 

take the quick poll to share your views.

Employment Opportunities with Carillionamey

Carillionamey recognises that experience of Service Families Accommodation and military life could be relevant to their current employment opportunities
See a list of vacancies HERE

All job descriptions can be found on the Carillionamey website at http://www.carillionamey.co.uk/careers/vacancies.aspx

Applications, including an up to date CV, should be sent to recruitment@carillionamey.co.uk  quoting the ATR number in the Subject.