'Participants who found employment in roles that they felt under-utilised their skills or experience felt they were not sufficiently financially or professionally recognised or rewarded. Others described how they perceived there to be a reduction in their ability to support and provide for their families which could contribute to negative moods and emotions:

"I felt like I’ve been getting employed on the cheap. And I recognise now that whenever I move that potentially could always happen … that’s a big deal for me I feel!"

'(Courtney, 30s, NCO, RAF)'


‘It’s nice to just be you’: The influence of the employment experiences of UK military spouses during accompanied postings on well-being.

Rachael Gribble, Laura Goodwin, Sian Oram, Nicola T Fear

April 1, 2019