Building Heroes – Recruitment, Welfare & Progression Officer


Recruitment, Welfare & Progression Officer (Aldershot Maternity Cover)

Building Heroes are a charity based in West Sussex providing military veterans with construction skills training and employment support at twelve locations around the country.

We are seeking a Recruitment, Welfare and Progression Officer who will be responsible for recruiting veterans on to the programme, supporting them throughout the training and identifying suitable employment opportunities on graduation. To achieve this, the post holder will work with our existing referral agencies and establish and grow a network of businesses within the building trades who will provide employment and/or further training for our veterans.

Candidates will ideally have experience of learner recruitment and welfare support, plus a track record of networking to establish work placements or progression opportunities. A military background, or knowledge of the resettlement process would be desirable.

The post holder will be spending a significant amount of their time at our training partner’s premises in Aldershot and travelling to external meetings. The successful candidate will be expected to attend marketing events/job fairs across the UK and build relationships with businesses who would be willing to recruit veterans. They may also be required to provide out-of-hours telephone support for trainees on the programme.

This post for a period of maternity cover commencing in April 2021 for a period of up to 12 months. This is a part time role of 22.5 hours worked flexibly across the week and available for an imminent start.

If you have any questions about the role or request for the full job description please contact us on 01798 874521

Salary: £25,000 pro rata per annum (£15,000 for 22.5 hrs)

Contract: 22.5 hours

Location: Aldershot

Closing date for applications: Imminent

Please email the following to

· CV

· Covering Letter

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