Work for Heroes  - WATA’s Recruitment Services

WATA offer a recruitment service that can help you employ the right staff for your business. Ex-forces personnel can bring value to your business with transferable skills that are an asset to your company.

How do ex-forces personnel bring value to your company?

Recruitment services at WATA

WATA identify transferable skills in our candidates that match the needs of your company or job vacancy.

There are specific skills that are valued and utilised greatly in the services that can bring immediate benefits to your business.

  • Organisational skills
  • Problem solving
  • Decision making
  • Team working skills
  • Excellent work ethos
  • Communication skills
  • Motivation
  • Time management and ability to work under pressure
  • Specific technical skills e.g. electrical, mechanical etc.

Why choose WATA for your recruitment needs?

At WATA we pride ourselves on our long standing business relationships. Our aim is to work closely with you and our candidates so that we can..

Select – WATA have an active database of high level technical candidates that enables us to find the right candidates for you to interview.

Train – WATA will support you with specific training needs. Many ex-service personnel leave the forces with the right skills but don’t have specific qualifications that show their competency. WATA will identify specific training requirements and give recruiting companies a discount on fast track training where needed.

Giving something back – For every placement made WATA give a donation to the charity Care after Combat supported by Simon Weston CBE

ELCAS – WATA is an approved provider under the ELCAS scheme and have a wide range of courses that are available if needed.

Progress – WATA build lasting relationships with companies that gives us an insight into your company’s business and personnel requirements. We commit to companies that commit to their staff.

What is the next step to recruiting the right candidate?

Contact WATA on 01480 435544 or email our Recruitment Service Manager David Coleman

David joined the RAF in 1976 and was involved in both the Falklands and Gulf Wars specialising in Supply and Logistics. He has worked at many RAF bases at home and abroad spending 3 years of his military career working on the MOD Al-Yamamah project. With 23 years in the RAF and over 14 years in specialist recruitment, David has both the experience and knowledge to support your company’s recruitment needs.

Recruitment Services at WATACosts

WATA Members – 10% of candidate salary

GTA England Members – 10% of candidate salary

Non Members – 14% of candidate salary

Becoming a WATA member costs only £250 and entitles you to a broad range of services. 

Are you ex-service personnel and looking for a placement?

WATA are always looking for new skills that you may have. Contact our Recruitment Service Manager David Coleman on 01480 435544 or email your CV to

What transferable skills do you have? Read our article.

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