Hire a Hero is a charity that supports service leavers through the transition into civilian life. We work in partnership with public, private and third sector organisations to provide a network of support and to signpost service leavers to the most appropriate resources as required. 

Job Board

Hire a Hero Job Board offers various roles across the UK from businesses and companies looking for the skills and experience from ex-military.




Take on a Marathon, climb a peak or run your own event in aid of Hire a Hero.



Career Coaching

Could you benefit from the support of a one-to-one Career Coach? Hire a Hero trained Career Coaches can offer you individualised support.


Author: Hannah Davies

Our Mission 

To support all service leavers and veterans, regular or reserve from all three services,

regardless of time served, make the successful transition to meaningful, sustainable civilian employment.



of Early Service Leavers are unemployed six months after leaving;


of the public believe those who have served have been mentally, emotionally or physically damaged


of service personnel believe that most employers don’t understand them and won’t give them a chance;

Help us serve those who served us

Please select a donation amount: *
Set up a regular payment Donate

Latest Job Vacancies

  • Service Manager / Wolverhampton / £30,000-£35,000 pa

    Leading British Manufacturer and distributor of trusted onsite machinery delivering world leading products such as lighting towers, generators, welder generators, pumps and power washers to a range of industries from hire to construction and rail, petro-chemical, agriculture, quarry and mining. Read more

  • Desktop Engineers / Various Location / £75 - £85 per day

    We require IT desktop engineers for an ongoing contract maintaining DELL PC’s. We can offer a one-week FREE training course if you are new to IT. Successful engineers would then be required to attend a 2 day online training course. Read more

  • Assistant Store Manager / Various Locations / £23,940 - £24,035pa

    At Big Yellow, we put the person before the list of skills. So if we choose you, it’s for your personality and passion, not just your CV. Feel like you fit the bill? Apply here! Read more

Latest events

  • BFRS Employment & Careers Fair - Catterick

    Hire a Hero will be attending the BFRS Employment & Careers Fair in Catterick this November. Why not pop along and visit our stand to see how we can support you in your military to civilian transition.  Read more

  • An Evening of Boxing at Wellington Barracks

    Hire a Hero's Evening of Boxing at Wellington Barracks is back, 27th March 2020. Read more