The returner hub

Returning to work just got a whole lot easier with these fabulous returner programmes. No longer does a career break mean a career end. Return to work and return to the role you love with support. Scroll down and choose from the best.

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The Ramboll Return to Work Programme

Ramboll Return to Work Programme Ramboll Return to Work Programme is now live.

Its aim is to reinvigorate the careers of those who have taken time out, ring-fencing flexible opportunities for returners and providing additional support to ease the transition. Ramboll is a global engineering, architecture and consultancy company with over 1,300 bright minds working across 17 offices to apply their passion to deliver innovative solutions across Buildings, Transport, Environment & Health and Energy.

16 dedicated returner roles are now live across Project Management, Engineering, Sustainability and Energy Consulting.
  • Ramboll have offices in London, Southampton, Bristol, Birmingham, Chester, Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow and more
  • are open to flexible working over 3, 4 or 5 days across these offices
  • as well as being open to working from home
  • you will receive on-going 1:1 coaching and on-going support

Applications are now open.

8th October is the deadline but candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis so no need to wait until then to apply.

The cohort begins on 10th January 2022 for 6 months and ends July 2022.

ABOUT INCLUSIVITY

Inclusivity have been specialists in returner programmes for skilled professionals for over 6 years and their work is to help you transition back into a position and/or industry you have/once had a passion for. With this programme you will also be joining a cohort of other talented and experienced returners. Inclusivity and Ramboll work closely and in partnership to make this happen.

“We at Inclusivity are very excited to work with Ramboll to bring talent to the fore across the Engineering Sector. We know the talent, experience and passion is out there to fulfil all of these amazing roles and opportunities. We can’t wait to help you transition back into the industry and career you love with Ramboll.” Stephanie Dillon, Founder of Inclusivity Partners

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Return To Work With Wells Fargo

Glide – Relaunch is a paid internship-to-full-time program for talented professionals returning to the workforce after taking a voluntary career break of at least 2 years. For available roles see below.

The Glide-Relaunch Programme 

Glide Relaunch provides the necessary resources to support and accelerate your exposure at Wells Fargo with a programme manager-led experience that includes a skills refresh, training, curriculum and senior networking opportunities; giving you the chance to learn from successful leaders at Wells Fargo who will share their expertise and knowledge to help you become a future leader.

You will develop an understanding of Wells Fargo’s unique values and culture, which you will experience first-hand in your interactions with highly talented team members.  This programme experience is woven throughout your internship as you work and engage with the line of business for the full-time employment opportunity, which based on performance during the internship period, you may be considered for at the end of the eight weeks.  

Our 8-week programme will run from September through November 2021. 

The programme was envisioned to address a specific issue, which for years has been the cause for an imbalance in the workforce composition worldwide; the loss of vast talent pools in the form of people unable to continue their careers due to personal commitments.

Roles currently available for this September.

  • Portfolio Account Manager – French Speaking
  • Corporate Tax Lead Consultant
  • Financial Controls & Oversight Consultant
  • Loan Administration Team Lead
  • Principal Auditor
  • Investment Banking Lawyer
  • Real Estate – Senior Associate
  • Principal Auditor
What’s Involved?

This 8-week programme offers support, training, and resources needed to relaunch careers as leaders at Wells Fargo. 

Following a structured training and an orientation session, you’ll network with your peers and Wells Fargo leaders while you refresh or develop your skills and knowledge of our financial products and services.

Then, you’ll join a team of experienced Wells Fargo team members for on-the-job training, mentorship, and development.

The goal of the programme is to hire participants who meet performance expectations into similar full-time roles within Wells Fargo following the internship.

Return To Work After A Career Break

Be Northern, and they’ll help you be you.

Right now, Northern are doing something pretty amazing. As one of the UK’s largest train operators, they’re creating the kind of business that anyone can picture themselves being part of, whatever their background, skills, experience, or lifestyle.

It’s the kind of place where you can be ambitious, be determined, be flexible, and be your best. It’s where you won’t just be Northern – you’ll be able to be you.

And if you’re looking to return to a career after an extended break, it could be the perfect place for you to rediscover your skills, experience and expertise. That’s because you’ll find roles in everything from train driving, to control, customer service, engineering and more. Not to mention lots of training and development, mentorship programmes with Women in Rail, a commitment to paying a living wage, Disability Confident status, and Investors in People accreditation.

And all in a business that’s creating a brand new, diverse, inclusive, equal, and flexible future for everyone who works there.

So, if you haven’t thought about working for a train company before, it’s time to start looking at Northern in a different way. It’s time to be you.

Leaders plus

An Award-Winning Fellowship Programme Expertly Designed for Working Parents.

At Leaders Plus we believe it’s absolutely okay to love your children and still be ambitious at work. You do not have to choose between the two.

Our multi-award-winning Fellowship programme is for parents who have a young child (primary school age, toddler or baby or are on parental leave) and wish to develop their career. 

It’s expertly designed to support parents so that you can stay on the leadership pipeline and continue to progress in the career your love, whilst at the same time enjoy your young family.

Over the course of 9-months we will equip you with the essential tools, support and space to think that you need to thrive at work whilst still enjoying time with your family.

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The Fellowship will help guide you as you develop and refine what works for you when it comes to progressing your career and balancing a happy home.

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From the very beginning, you’ll get support from a courageous community of peers who are also juggling work and parenthood, plus expert guidance from your own carefully matched and dedicated career mentor.

Throughout the Programme, you’ll be inspired by new ideas from industry thought leaders and access a variety of online masterclasses to help with some of the practical challenges that arise day-to-day.

By the time your 9 months is complete, you’ll be a confident leader and an empowered working parent thanks to the skills and techniques you’ve learned from the Fellowship

To take the first step and join a community of change makers who are passionate that you do not have to choose between your career and your family head to our website here and find out more:.

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Free returner programme set to boost tech skills in the North West

Tech Returners an organisation focused on empowering careers back into technology is launching an eighth cohort of it’s Your Return To Tech programme for individuals in Manchester and Lancashire. 

The programme called Your Return to Tech provides skilled tech professionals returning to industry accessible opportunities to refresh their skills and reignite their career but it doesn’t stop at learning and development, the organisation works closely with businesses who recognise the value of industry returners and who are passionate about creating diversity and inclusivity in their teams to provide an innovative tech talent solution.

The 8-week programme recognises the need from businesses growing their teams to bring tech talent to the market quickly and with the skills in place to hit the ground running in mid-senior level technical roles. The entirely remote learning experience boasts a curriculum which includes refreshing existing tech skills, front end frameworks ‘React’ (Hooks, Context, API) alongside Cloud technologies (AWS tooling), delivered alongside platform engineering skills such as infrastructure such as code CI/CD and monitoring. 

Uniquely the programme will connect with businesses looking to hire from the programme who will provide live briefs for our returners to work on throughout the 8 week period. Interested businesses can sponsor places on the course at more than 50% less than the average technical hire making it an affordable and competitive option versus traditional recruitment agency fees.

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This will be the eighth time the programme has run in the North West, since 2017 

The organisation has empowered more than 55 returners into mid-senior level technical careers with businesses like AutoTrader, Booking.com, Lloyds Banking Group, ANS and Infinity Works, Alpha, Xero and Eigen Technologies and has worked exclusively with the BBC in Manchester and London respectively, The organisation is currently running a cohort of the programme in London working with businesses including BlackRock, Vodafone, BJSS and IDBS, and in Manchester working exclusively with AO.   

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The programme is open to anyone returning to a technical career or who have a technical qualification and who have taken a career break from tech for six years or less. Individuals interested in applying for the programme can learn more at TechReturners below.

Speaking about the programme CEO Beckie Taylor said 

“We’re well aware of the technical talent here in the North West and following our expansion into London we’re delighted to be running another programme back in our hometown of Manchester. The programme is open to applicants based in Greater Manchester and Lancashire and with a fully remote learning model we’re removing the barriers for the returner talent we know is out there. We’re working with some amazing businesses who are ready to welcome returner talent and who are focused on diversity and taking a fresh approach to how they build their tech teams and grow their businesses”

Individuals can apply here:

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With approx. 45 million mums in the world and technology being the fastest growing sector, why aren’t there more mums in tech? Supermums sees their potential and helps them to up skill and retrain in Salesforce and supports parents into finding flexible, well paid roles that fit around family life.

We might be small, but we are mighty and we continue to grow as we now offer our courses and training across 3 continents. Over the past 4 years we have taught over 300+ mums and dads and upskilled them in Salesforce CRM, delivered £563k of free training to charities through our work experience projects and helped over 190 companies to recruit better talent.

Empowering Mums (and Dads) back to work with flexible, well paid careers

The Supermums community is doing amazing things. You can read a bit about what we do on our website, join our Facebook Group or drop us a note at hello@supermums.org if you have any questions.

Do you want to know more about the type of career you could have within Salesforce? With over 4.2m roles in the ecosystem by 2024, you are sure to find a role that’s right for you. Check out the career options page and how the Supermums courses can help you on your journey.

No matter what you are into, this innovative sector has a place for you. You don’t need to be techie to understand but having the knowledge opens so many new doors!

Have a great role or programme you think our community should know about? Then get in touch today to discuss how we can help you reach talented candidates.

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