Murphy & Sons Limited is pleased to be working with the Home Office to offer up to 175 Ukrainian refugees employment opportunities across a variety of roles.
The roles include onsite, operative and functional roles in areas such as finance, along with skilled opportunities in Murphy’s engineering, commercial and operations activities. Murphy’s goal is that the wide range of jobs will support a broad cross-section of the Ukrainian community that is relocating to the UK.
In addition, Murphy will offer practical assistance to Ukrainians joining the business — such as helping with language barriers, housing searches, cultural integration support and informal mentoring. As part of this, Murphy will partner new recruits with current Murphy employees who have Ukraine or other Eastern European locations as their country of origin as part of a ‘buddy system’.
Following the announcement of the support scheme, John Murphy, CEO at Murphy, commented:
“As a family-owned business, we strive to go above and beyond when it comes to supporting our people and communities. This is an opportunity to offer meaningful employment to those Ukrainians looking for work in the UK, as well as helping them and their families adapt to life here. We are looking forward to welcoming new colleagues from Ukraine to the Murphy family.”
John’s words were echoed by Dawn Moore, Group People and Communications Director at Murphy:
“We are a growing business with a number of opportunities, and we want to do whatever we can to support those impacted by the current situation in Ukraine. There are many different levels of jobs available within our business along with a wider package of support. It’s also no surprise that many of our Ukrainian, Polish and other Eastern European Murphy people have volunteered to help these prospective new joiners, which is a fantastic show of support.”
Inas Almnasra, who will be acting as Murphy Ukrainian Volunteer Mentor added:
“I was born in Ukraine and lived there until I was five, and have worked with Murphy for the past three years, so I am really looking forward to helping our Ukrainian colleagues to find their feet and get settled in the UK. The war in Ukraine is causing untold heartache for families; I’m incredibly proud that Murphy as a business is committed to helping people who are in such desperate need.”
The Refugee Support Scheme is now open to refugees of all nationalities. Any refugees already in the UK interested in applying for one of our roles should talk to their local Job Centre Plus work coach for more information or email firstname.lastname@example.org quoting ‘Reference 454 J Murphy & Sons jobs’. Applications will then be forwarded onto us for consideration. All applicants must have obtained the relevant VISA/Right to Work in the UK.
Murphy would like to thank the Department for Work and Pensions and the Home Office for their support.