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Working with the ex- armed forces

Busy Bees are delighted to be supporting the British Military into civilian careers within the early years sector.

We recognise the value ex-service personnel, reservists, veterans and military families bring to our business. We admire so many of their skills and attributes that they can bring to our nurseries such as strong communication, ability to work as part of a team and problem solving and adaptability.

We believe Busy Bees is an ideal employer for anyone looking to move back into civilian life with over 320 nurseries across the UK there are plenty of opportunities for ex-armed forces with various experience. We also work closely with the Career Transition Partnership to ensure everyone making the move is fully supported.

Career Transition Partnership

At Busy Bees we work closely with the Career Transition Partnership to enable people who are leaving the forces successfully reintegrate into the world of work.

The CTP is the official provider of Armed Forces resettlement. It is a partnership between the Ministry of Defence and outplacement specialists, Right Management Ltd, a Manpower company.

The CTP provides transition support to anyone leaving the Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Forces or Royal Marines at any rank. Services offered include: Resettlement support Career transition advice Training opportunities You can access the Career Transition Partnership at


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