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 : 08-Aug-2024

Ref : JG20/FO/20

Funeral Service Operative Vacancy

Click here Funeral Operative Job 2022

We have an opening for the following vacancy in our Funeral Operations.

Job description
Part time- 20 hours per week – based in Tamworth

Must be able to participate fully , in our 24 hour service “out of hours” rota which there will be a stand by payment and other additional payments to be discussed at the interview.
Applicants must be within a distance of 5-10 miles of B79 7NZ due to call out duties.

Uniform is supplied
Over 25’s due to insurance restrictions on ceremonial vehicles

Funeral or similar: 1 year (required)


Clean Driving Licence (required)

Apply before : 10-Aug-2024

Ref : JG/BO/216PT

Part-Time Sales Assistant – Bolehall Branch, Amington Road B77 3LN

The position is for a minimum of 10 hours per week, being flexible to work when required in the afternoons, evenings and at weekends. Applicant must be willing to help cover holiday leave hours also.

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
Ways to apply:
Pop into the store and chat with the Store Manager or/
• Pick up an application form inside the Store
• Visit our website on the careers page and print off the application form and return to : Business Support Manager, 8, Colehill, Tamworth, Staffs B79 7HE

Apply before : 06-Aug-2024

Ref : JG/WH16PT/2

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

Join our busy Team!

16 hour vacancies

Must be available to work FLEXIBLY including evenings and 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