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;

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  • BFRS Oakham Online

    We will be attending the BFRS Employment and Careers Fair at Oakham on 16th July 2020! Read more

  • *POSTPONED* 12 Bridges 12 Bars 12 Miles 2020

    The 12 Bridges, 12 Bars, 12 Miles challenge is not only a fundraising event for Hire a Hero but also a 12-mile networking walk, visiting bars along the way and finishing with an extended networking event. Read more

  • BFRS Tidworth Online

    We will be attending the BFRS Employment and Careers Fair at Tidworth on 17th September 2020! Read more