Image for Walking with the Wounded Event - A day in the life of...IPS Employment Advisor Chris Carlisle

A day in the life of...IPS Employment Advisor Chris Carlisle

Chris Carlisle has been an IPS Employment Advisor for many years. He joined Walking With The Wounded (WWTW) in February 2016, at the time in partnership with IPS Provider, Enable, part of Shropshire County Council. Since February 2017 Chris has been employed by WWTW directly.

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Job vacancy

Events & Community Fundraising Executive

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Image for Walking with the Wounded Event - Marks & Spencer Metro Centre announces Walking With The Wounded as Charity of the Year

Marks & Spencer Metro Centre announces Walking With The Wounded as Charity of the Year

Each year, M&S stores across the country nominate a local charity to fundraise for and this year, colleagues at M&S Metro Centre have chosen to support Walking With The Wounded (WWTW) until June 2020.

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Image for Walking with the Wounded Event - Going the extra mile: Demob Job LTD raise over £4,000 for WWTW

Going the extra mile: Demob Job LTD raise over £4,000 for WWTW

We are extremely grateful to all of our fundraisers who take on extraordinary challenges to raise money for WWTW. On September 8th, a team from Demob Job LTD took on the Great North Run in aid of our charity and raised an impressive £4,000! The team share their thoughts about their experience below:

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Image for Walking with the Wounded Event - Veteran mental health, PTSD and the role of charities- Written by WWTW CEO Ed Parker

Veteran mental health, PTSD and the role of charities- Written by WWTW CEO Ed Parker

The majority of British military personnel leave the Armed Forces and enjoy a smooth transition into civilian life, but for some the shift from military to ‘Civvy Street’ is not so straightforward. Recent statistics from the Ministry of Defence found that diagnosis of mental health issues in veterans has doubled to 3 per cent in the past decade. However, some estimate that this figure could be as high as 10 per cent. Veteran mental health is a complex topic; it is important that we normalise conversations around this matter. This is how real change can happen.

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Walking With The Wounded appoint new IPS Employment Advisor to support West Midland veterans

Walking With The Wounded (WWTW) has announced the appointment of Paul Schofield as their new IPS Employment Advisor. He will support service users from Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust and the Veteran Mental Health Network Transition, Intervention and Liaison Service (TILS), working closely with regional partner Birmingham Royal British Legion (RBL) pop-in centre.

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Job Vacancy

Litterforce Project Officer

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Image for Walking with the Wounded Event - The Last Overland : Singapore to London

The Last Overland : Singapore to London

In 1955, a team of intrepid adventurers set off on The Oxford & Cambridge Far Eastern Expedition- an incredible 16,000 km journey driving from Singapore to London, funded by Land Rover. In August 2019, a team are set to recreate the infamous route and raise funds for Walking With The Wounded.

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New Programme For Walking With The Wounded: Northern Care Coordination Partnership

Walking With The Wounded (WWTW) has launched a new pilot programme designed to help reach and support the most complex mental health needs veterans, their families and carers.

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Thank you to the Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity and Greenwich Hospital

RNRMC Greenwich Hospital Grant - £10,000 towards WWTW's work with Naval veterans.

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