Job Golf equipment assist Ukrainian arrivals discover employment


Two native HR professionals are serving to Ukrainian arrivals to begin discovering native jobs with CV recommendation, English classes and networking occasions with employers.

The Job Golf equipment began on Could 20, alternating between classes for these whose members are already in a position to get a job with their current specialisation, and classes serving to these whose English will not be but good for an expert job, defined Debbie Hayes, working with Julie Nicholds as Tunbridge Wells Ukraine Refugee Assist Group (TWURSG).

TWURSG is a sub-group of charity Tunbridge Wells Welcomes Refugees.

“Ukrainians can ebook an area by emailing us on and placing Job Membership within the topic line,” stated Debbie.


“We’re prepared to put these with ‘skilled’ stage English. “On the first ‘skilled jobs membership’ on June 10 – that is the group whose English is fluent – we had an oncologist, a few attorneys, a marketeer, HR, IR, QA (High quality Assurance)… now we have such a range,” she pressured. “The room can maintain 20, and we had been full.

“In the meantime, our English classes assist those who do not communicate the language and we additionally maintain jobs golf equipment for these with newbie English and speak to them about vacancies that don’t require a lot English and get these sort of corporations to attend the membership,” she added, giving examples together with manufacturing traces, factories and self-employment in cleansing.

“I’m certain we are able to get individuals within the hospitality sector,” she added. “Wagamama has already marketed on our Fb group, in search of individuals.”

“We’re additionally working a jobs fayre/networking occasion in Royal Victoria Place higher stage on June 29 at 10am-2pm, the place Ukrainians in Tunbridge Wells and the encompassing space can ebook to attend and meet all native retailers and companies which have vacancies.

“I’m aiming to get all Ukrainians who wish to work right into a job”

stated Debbie. Acknowledging that lots of the Ukrainian arrivals had been successfully single moms, that means childcare could possibly be a constraint for job-seeking, she referred to as for a workforce effort, which could contain babysitting circles amongst Ukrainian arrivals, or asking host households to pay attention out for the youngsters in a single day, whereas a mom went out to work.

“The important thing factor the place we’ve acquired moms with children – one may earn by taking care of youngsters for the others. There are youngsters in search of pocket cash as effectively. “There are additionally some 22-26 year-old females who’re in a position to work full-time.”


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