Aldi has over 8,000 roles available and would welcome applications from Ukrainian refugees, subject to their eligibility for UK employment, the retailer announced yesterday (15 March).

Aldi has over 950 stores, where most of its vacancies are available, and 11 regional distribution centres serving all parts of the UK.

The vacancies span a wide range of roles including assistant store manager, store assistant, stock assistant, selector, logistics assistant, as well as other office-based administration roles.

Aldi is in discussions with the government to find the best way to secure employment for refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine.

Kelly Stokes, recruitment director,at Aldi UK said: “We stand by the people of Ukraine and want to offer employment opportunities for those seeking refuge in the UK. By working with the government, partners and other employers, we hope to help as many people as possible and provide much needed stability and security in their lives.”