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.

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Fundraising

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

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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.

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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.

Why?

48%

of Early Service Leavers are unemployed six months after leaving;

91%

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

58%

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

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Latest Job Vacancies

  • Trainee Bus Driver / West Midlands / £24k pa

    Rotala PLC are looking for Trainee Bus Drivers to join their team in West Midlands / Worcestershire. Read more

  • Support Worker / London / £20,530.13 pa

    The Certitude Group are proud of our history of supporting people with complex mental health needs and learning disabilities. We support more than 1500 people across London through a diverse range of support services and believe in providing the right level of support, to enable individuals to flourish, contribute and live a good life. Read more

  • Plant Fitter / North Hampshire / £30k pa + benefits

    Day-to-day activities include the servicing and repairing of the organisation’s full range of hire equipment and tools, maintaining the quality, safety, reliability, and availability of hire stock in a cost-effective manner. Mostly based at the depot but from time to time you will also be required to make deliveries of equipment etc. Read more

Latest events

  • BFRS Careers and Employment Fair - Catterick

    Hire a Hero will be attending the BFRS Careers and Employment Fair - Catterick virtually from our BFRS stand from the 25th November 2021.  Read more

  • Cardiff Half 2021 - Sunday 27 March 2022

    Ever wanted to test yourself with a half marathon? Why not push yourself and raise money for charity at the same time. We have limited spaces at the 2021 Cardiff Half Marathon so be quick and don't miss out! Read more