Posted on Mar 7th, 2022 by Beckie

Manchester-based online travel retailer, On the Beach, have partnered with Tech Returners to up-skill and hire 12 career returners to join their software engineering team. The free 8-week programme run by Tech Returners is available to UK residents, and upon successful completion of the programme, the cohort will have the opportunity to secure life-changing backend software engineering jobs with On the Beach.

Tech Returners’ award-winning programme is banking on securing permanent roles for software engineers this summer. The ‘Your Return to Tech: May 2022’ programme is welcoming applications from individuals who have previous experience as software engineers; and are struggling to re-enter the workforce due to their lengthy career break. Tech Returners is working to bridge the tech skills gap and address the lack of diversity within the tech industry. The 8-week programme provides tech professionals with technical up-skilling, interview prep, and confidence coaching.

Tech Returners is anticipating a high volume of applications for the May 2022 programme. The inclusive employer will be offering hybrid and flexible roles for successful candidates located near Manchester.

Commenting on why people should consider applying for a role with On the Beach, Zoe Harris, CMO, had this to say: “Our people make us. That’s why, from your very first day, we promise to give you the support and resources to develop professionally, and we are committed to making sure every colleague has a cracking experience on their learning and development journey.”

Tech Returners’ CEO & co-founder, Beckie Taylor stated: “We delighted to welcome On the Beach as our latest hiring partner of our returner programme! Their values and passion to support talented individuals to re-enter tech is why we’re confident that those who join our programme - will have the tools to thrive as software developers once again!”

On the Beach is one of the latest organisations alongside The Guardian to partner with Tech Returners, who since 2017, has empowered more than 132 careers into technical roles. On the Beach will join other businesses such as, BBC, Auto Trader, Nando’s,,, Eigen Technologies, Xero, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, and much more companies in empowering career returners.

Applications for the ’Your Return to Tech: May 2022’ programme are open until 23:59 GMT on Wednesday 20 April 2022. To apply for a place on the programme and the opportunity to secure a role with On the Beach visit: