Building Heroes – Centre Coordinator


(Middlesbrough, support covering the North East)

Building Heroes are an award-winning charity based in West Sussex providing military service leavers, veterans and family members with construction skills training and employment support at fifteen locations around the country.

We are seeking a Centre Coordinator for our training centre in Middlesbrough who will be responsible for recruiting service leavers, veterans, and family members on to the programme,  supporting them throughout the training and identifying suitable employment opportunities. To achieve  this, the post holder will work with our existing referral agencies and network new ones, establish and grow a portfolio of businesses within the building trades who will provide employment and/or further training and promote the charity to generate funding.

Candidates will ideally have experience of application recruitment and welfare support, plus a track record of networking to establish work placements or progression opportunities. The individual will be self-motivated, outgoing, approachable, proactive and use their own initiative. A military background, or knowledge of the resettlement process would be advantageous. The post holder will be spending a significant amount of their time at our training premises with a commitment to travel to external meetings, own transportation will be beneficial.

The successful candidate will be expected to attend marketing events/job fairs across the region and build relationships with businesses who would be willing to recruit service leavers, veterans and family members. The post holder may also be required to provide out-of-hours telephone support for learners on the programme.

This post is a part time role of 22.5 hours worked flexibly across the week and available for an imminent start. There is a possibility that the hours will increase at a later stage.

If you have any questions about the role or request for the full job description, please contact Glynis:
07557 877851

Salary: £25,000 pro rata per annum
Contract: 22.5 hours
Location: North East
Closing date for applications: 19 April 2022

Please email the following to

  • CV
  • Covering Letter
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