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 12 food stores, four 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, 8 Colehill, Tamworth, Staffs. B79 7HE.

Current vacancies

Apply before : 22-Mar-2024

Ref : JG/HOF/22/03


We are now seeking a fully qualified Accountant to join our Senior Team as a Head of Finance & Administration.

Applicants must be capable of managing a busy workload and ensuring the maintenance of financial controls. The Society has a turnover of £29m annually, with around 300 employees. The role is very hands on and candidates must be able to work on their own initiative.

This is a demanding and challenging role. It requires excellent communication skills at all levels. Candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to plan and manage key tasks such as Year End reporting and a detailed annual budgeting process. The role also requires production of annual Accounts for the Pension Scheme that closed to future accrual in 2009. This is a full time office based role. A candidate briefing document is attached Head of Finance Administration – 2024

Please apply by e-mail to or by post to Mr J Coles, Chief Executive Officer, Tamworth Co-operative Society Limited, 8 Colehill, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 7HE.

Apply before : 02-Mar-2024

Ref : JG31720/PT/16

Dordon Branch. Whitehouse Road, Dordon , Tamworth. B78 1QE- Delivery Driver/ Sales Assistant

Sales Assistant-Food 16 hours per week minimum
Join our busy Team!

There will be some delivery driving for our Snappy Shopper delivery service, therefore must have a CLEAN licence. (Need to be at least 21 years of age due to insurance requirements)

Must be available to work flexibly during the week and various hours at the weekend

Must be available to help cover holiday leave/ bank holidays.

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

Call inside the store for more details

Ways to apply:

  • Pick up an application form inside the Store, complete and return.


  • Print off the application form at the top of this page and return to: Business Support Manager, 8. Colehill, Tamworth, Staffordshire. B79 7HE


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

Apply before : 06-Mar-2024

Ref : JG/WH16//12PT

Part-Time Sales Assistants- Whittington Branch, Main Street, WS14 9JR

Join our busy Team!

16 & 12 hour vacancies

Must be available to work mainly late afternoon/ evenings during the week and also at weekends.

Applicants must be reliable, available to cover annual holiday entitlement and Bank Holidays.

Duties will include providing Excellent Customer Service, Till register operation, delivery Unloading, and stock Replenishment.

Experience is preferred but not essential and this position is for an immediate start

Must be 18 years of age due to the selling of age related products e.g. cigarettes/ alcohol