Careers with the Society

Co-op staffThe Tamworth Co-operative Society is one of the area’s biggest employers. Our staff base across Staffordshire and South Derbyshire currently numbers more than 300 people. Our business is extremely broad, covering a department store, a large supermarket, 11 food stores, five post offices, and eight funeral offices. Consequently the Society can offer a diverse range of exciting job opportunities suiting a wide variety of skills and qualifications.

Our success has been built on the loyalty and quality of our employees. We have also had the benefit of great continuity of management, having had just eight chief executives since our formation in 1886. Many of our employees have remained with us for life.

The Society enjoys an excellent reputation for its commitment to members, staff and the local community. We have also won accolades and a national award for our caring policies and accounting standards. The Tamworth Co-operative Society is an equal opportunities employer providing first class support and training to employees. If your standards and aspirations meet our own, we’d love to hear from you.

We’re Local, we’re Independent and we Care

For an application form please download this STAFF APPLICATION FORM and return it to: Tamworth Co-operative Society Limited, 5 Colehill, Tamworth, Staffs. B79 7HA.

Current vacancies

Apply before : 25-May-2019

Ref : JGFSO20HRS/30419


Applicants must be strong team players who can show a keen approach to learning the role of an all round Funeral Operative. Required to drive Funeral vehicles and assist in all areas of the role such as Workshop, Garage and Mortuary. As we are a 24 hour 7 day service there it is essential that applicants will be part of a scheduled out of hours Rota. Tamworth Co-operative has 8 funeral homes covering Tamworth, West Midlands, Staffordshire and Derbyshire. This is a challenging role with a lot of Job satisfaction as the reward. Attention to detail is critical throughout the role along with confidentiality. You should be of smart appearance always well groomed to make the best possible first impression. Uniform will be provided upon completion of probation
Must possess a full clean driving license and be over the age of 25 years to drive funeral vehicles (Insurance requirement), be a good listener, and have organisational skills and an eye for detail, being compassionate and caring. Must have a caring professional approach at all times. Funeral service operative can be a physically demanding role applicants must be confident of their capability to perform manual handling tasks. Working within a team and understanding the need to maintain strict confidentiality when dealing with Funeral matters. Experience preferred however full training will be given
Ways to apply:

• Pick up an application form inside the Home or the reception area in the Fashion Outlet 5 Colehill, B79 7HA

• Visit our website on the careers page and print off the application form and return to : Business Support Manager, 5, Colehill, Tamworth, Staffs B79 7HA

Apply before : 28-May-2019

Ref : JGGL/28519/12MAT

Sales Assistant- Glascote Branch, 148 Main Road. B77 2AF

Minimum 12 hours per week

Temporary Position- Maternity Cover

Must be available to work over all trading hours including evenings and weekends *Must be prepared to be flexible, including help to cover Annual holiday Leave and bank holiday openings
Duties will include providing Excellent Customer Service, Delivery Unloading and Stock Replenishment.
Applicants must be 18 years or more, due to the selling of age restricted products, e.g. Alcohol & Cigarettes

Apply before : 02-Jun-2019

Ref : JGSM2619/14PTWE

Part Time Sales Assistant – Church Street Supermarket. B79 7DH

Must be available to work at weekends -14 hours per week
Saturday – 9:00am – 6:00pm, Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm

Must be prepared to work Bank Holidays and help cover annual leave from time to time.

Duties will include providing Excellent Customer Service, delivery Unloading and Stock Replenishment. Experience preferred but not essential as training will be provided.

Applicants must be 18 years or more, due to the selling of age restricted products, e.g. Alcohol & Cigarettes
Experience is preferred and this position is for an immediate start

Call inside the store for more details

Ways to apply:

• Pick up an application form inside the Store.

• Print off the application form on here and return to: Business Support Manager, 5. Colehill, Tamworth, Staffordshire. B79 7HA