Adjutant General's Corps

Staff and Personnel Support

Staff and Personnel Support

The Staff and Personnel Support (SPS) Branch is a large part of the Adjutant General’s Corps. SPS personnel are soldiers first and serve alongside and administer every Unit in the British Army, Regular and Reserve.

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SPS Personnel

SPS personnel are responsible for the provision of Personnel Administration and Management Information, Financial Management (including pay, allowances, recovery of charges, accounting and audit) and Administrative Staff Support to the British Army, during peacetime and on operations. People are the Army’s most important resource and we look after all of them.

The SPS Detachment is a close-knit team of approximately 20 SPS soldiers, high quality individuals whose role is to provide HR administration and financial support to every member of the Unit which could be up to 700 strong. They are an integral part of the Unit organisation and work very closely with the Unit Chain of Command to ensure the Unit and everybody in it is ready to undertake their mission. SPS officers and soldiers often find themselves in positions of unusually high responsibility in the provision of the SPS Branch Core Tasks.


Soldier recruiting

SPS personnel are soldiers first and serve alongside and administer every unit in the British Army. People are the Army's most important resource, and we are people orientated.

Join the SPS

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Officer Recruiting

You’ll lead and manage a team of approximately 20 soldiers providing administration and financial support to every member of the unit which you are attached to. You will be responsible for the training and career management of your soldiers as well as the readiness of your unit to deploy on Operations and Exercises.

Join the SPS


Army Welfare Service

The Army Welfare Service (AWS) is an integral branch of the Adjutant General’s Corps and is the Army’s professional welfare provider. The AWS provide specialist welfare support across four key delivery areas: Personal Support, Community Support, Information Support (Army HIVE) and the Joint Service Housing Advice Office.

AWS Personal Support. Provide independent, confidential and professional specialist welfare services to soldiers and their families, specialist advice to the CoC and outside agencies and is delivered by military and civilian Army Welfare Workers and Personal Recovery Unit Social Workers. Find out more on the Personnel and Welfare page.

For all Personal Support enquiries and referrals please contact the Intake and Assessment Team on: or 01904 882053 (civ) / 94777 3053 (mil).