Friday, 27 January 2017

Important Information for Parents and Schools

Changes to the Special Educational Needs Addition to the MOD Continuity of Education Allowance

(JSP 752 Part 2(V29.0 Jan 17) Chapter 9, Sections 2 and 4) 

Details can be seen at this link: CLICK HERE

Latest Offers from Defence Discount Service









Associated British Ports Employment Open Day...




Service to Civvy Are You Pension Ready?


The “Are you Pension Ready Campaign” recently launched by Veterans UK is a welcome initiative to raise awareness amongst Armed Forces personnel of their pension entitlements.





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Friday, 20 January 2017

JSHAO Civilian Housing Briefs 2017


2017 London Eye Offer from Union Jack Club


Latest Vauxhall Deal


Civil Service Jobs


Find jobs in the Civil Service and central 
government organisations

Harestock Pre-School



We’re open Monday to Friday Term Time Only


The cost per hour for a 2 year old – £4.30 and a 3/4 year old – £4.10. We accept Childcare Vouchers as payment.
Please note as off the 1st January 2017 our fees will increase 2 year old – £4.50 and 3/4 year olds – £4.30
FREE 15hrs a week funding is available from the term following a child’s third birthday.
We now except children from 2 years including funded 2 year olds
We offer flexible drop off and pick ups. Including full day sessions and lunch clubs every day
Please provide a packed lunch for your child if staying for a lunch sessions


SSAFA: Volunteer with Forces Children




BFPO Indicator List



Please use this link to see the full list of BFPO numbers: BFPO

Deployment: Emergency requests











Joint Casualty & Compassionate Centre (JCCC) Cards and fridge magnets are available from the HIVE on request.   

Family members requiring a Serviceperson to return from overseas due to emergency circumstances should contact JCCC on 01452 519951 (open 24/7 including Bank Holidays). 





Further information about the procedures for requesting the return of a Service person in the event of an emergency can be found at http://www.army.mod.uk/welfare-support/23205.aspx 

Storybook Soldiers


Little Troopers - Tri Service Separation Packs


BRAND NEW Tri-service Separation Packs

Our BRAND NEW tri-service Separation Packs are now available! Perfect for any British Army, Royal Navy or Royal Air Force family (regular or reserve)
Suitable for short or long separations;
World map & Stickers
10 x Chuff Charts Sheets & complete stickers
6 x Illustrated Postcards
Photo Frame
Little Trooper passport
Separation Booklet

View more and order here.....

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Check 'Em Lads - Testicular Cancer Awareness


  • Each year in the UK, around 2,100 men are diagnosed with testicular cancer.
  • Incidence rates of testicular cancer are increasing worldwide in white men.
  • It usually affects young or middle-aged men.
  • Treatment for testicular cancer is very effective and nearly all men are cured.


To hear WO2 Riley's story; co founder of checkemlads please click here.

South Wonston Day Care


This purpose built Nursery can be found in the picturesque village of South Wonston, lying approximately 5 miles to the North of Winchester and easily accessible from the A34, M3 & A303.
Registered with Ofsted for 26 children aged 2-8 years, the nursery provides a child centred approach to child-care to those families working and living in Winchester and the surrounding area.
We also offer Before & After School care to those children who attend South Wonston Primary School up until their 8th birthday.


Egg Day Nursery: Sutton Scotney



Rainbows End - New Opening Hours

Rainbows End Pre-School

About us

Rainbows End was graded OUTSTANDING by OFSTED 31st March 2015. We are a professional Committee run Pre-School situated in ATR Winchester, welcoming children from both army and civilian families. At Rainbows End our staff are role models for the children and create a loving, caring environment which in return offers children an enriching experience.  The Supervisors in the Pre-School are always available to discuss your child's needs and to provide information.  We strongly believe that children learn through play and we aim to provide a fulfilling environment, but most of all a fun a caring place where children will thrive and develop to reach their full potential.  Whilst at the Pre-School we encourage children to eat healthily by providing a morning and afternoon snack consisting of a drink of either water or milk (parental choice) and fruit, cereal, crackers and vegetables. We run a breakfast club between the hours of 8.00-9.00 am and provide a choice of cereal,toast,waffles,pancakes etc. For children who are staying with us for the extended hours of 15.00-17.00 we offer a late afternoon healthy snack. Children have access to water throughout the day.  We ask parents to provide a healthy packed lunch with an ice pack to keep it cool. 
For more details:  Tel: 01962 (888328)

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Care Assistant Job Vacancies


Night Care Assistant
Greensleeves Care - Winchester
£7.88 - £8.61 an hour - Permanent
Purpose of Position:
  • To provide wakeful night duty cover in the Home.
  • To share with other staff in meeting the personal care needs of residents in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes independence and person centered care.
Hourly Rate of Pay: £7.88 - £8.61 (Dependent on Level of NVQ Qualification) Hours: Minimum 2 to 4 nights per weekShift Pattern: 7.30pm to 7.30am.


Care Assistant
Greensleeves Care - Winchester
£7.88 - £8.61 an hour - Permanent
Hourly Rate of Pay: £7.88 - £8.61.

Purpose of Position:
  • To provide duty cover in the Home.
  • To share with other staff in meeting the personal care needs of residents in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes independence and person centered care.
  • To take delegated responsibilities in the charge of the residents, to the appropriate level.
Hourly Rate of Pay: £7.88 - £8.61 (Dependent on Level of NVQ Qualification)Hours: Minimum 2 to 4 days per week Shift Pattern.
For further details and to apply for this role please contact Susan Munro on 01962 854865.
The successful applicant will be appointed subject to a POVA check and an enhanced DBS disclosure.Greensleeves Care is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.



Quest Resettlement for all ranks: January 2017


Pathfinder-News for service leavers: Jan 17



Read the latest News for Service Leavers and Veterans CLICK HERE...

Courses for Forces: Winter Edition


Young Carers in Armed Forces Families




Boarding Schools Fair 23rd February

Holiday Discounts




CTP Employment Fairs 2017