Careers

Career Opportunities

Heart of England Co-operative is a locally owned, major regional employer and a key member of the local community. We aim to offer our employees a working culture that positively encourages development through training and educational opportunities.

We also offer management and supervisory training for staff to be able to develop their skills and their careers with us. Please scroll down to see the positions we are currently seeking personnel for.

Positions Currently Available:

Food

Supervisor and Customer Service Assistants

Hinckley

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Hinckley Vacancies

Supervisor and Customer Service Assistants

Hockley Heath

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Hockley Heath Vacancies

Funeralcare

Funeral Assistant

Rugby

39 hours per week

£19,185 per annum plus overtime and on-call payments

We are looking for a Funeral Assistant who will provide an exceptional level of care when bringing the deceased into our care and whilst out on the day of the funeral. These colleagues need to have superb driving skills to transport our client families in comfort and safety in our ceremonial Hearses and Limousines.

This role (39 hours per week plus On Call) is based at our care centre in Rugby. The successful candidate will ideally have some experience in the Funeral Industry however this is not a requirement as full training will be provided once in post.

What will you get in return?

In return for their hard work, we offer our staff a comprehensive range of benefits such as:

  • Staff discount in our 33 Food Stores and 14 Funeral branches.
  • Discounts for Co-operative Travel and AHF Furniture stores.
  • Enhanced annual leave (rising with service).
  • Eye care – we offer contributions to glasses for working at a screen as well as free eye tests.
  • A competitive pension with up to 10% employer contributions.

Interested applicants should apply in writing to:

HR Department

Heart of England Co-operative Society Limited

Whittle House

Courtaulds Way

Foleshill Enterprise Park

Coventry

CV6 5NX

Or E-mail: headoffunerals@heartofengland-coop.co.uk

Part-time Funeral Arranger

Foleshill Road, Coventry

20 hours per week

£9,838 per annum for hours stated plus overtime and commission.

We are looking for a part-time (20 hours per week plus Saturday opening rota) Funeral Arranger in our Foleshill Road branch in Coventry. This role requires a complete focus on providing our client families with the very highest levels of service through advising them of what options are available to them in order for us to be able to arrange a unique tribute for their loved ones.

The successful applicant will preferably have some experience in the Funeral Industry however this is not a requirement as full training will be provided once in post.

What will you get in return?

In return for their hard work, we offer our staff a comprehensive range of benefits such as:

  • Staff discount in our 33 Food Stores and 14 Funeral branches.
  • Discounts for Co-operative Travel and AHF Furniture stores.
  • Enhanced annual leave (rising with service).
  • Eye care – we offer contributions to glasses for working at a screen as well as free eye tests.
  • A competitive pension with up to 10% employer contributions.

Interested applicants should apply in writing to:

HR Department

Heart of England Co-operative Society Limited

Whittle House

Courtaulds Way

Foleshill Enterprise Park

Coventry

CV6 5NX

Or E-mail: headoffunerals@heartofengland-coop.co.uk

Head Office

 

How to apply

If you are interested in any of the above vacancies please apply in writing enclosing your C.V. to: Amanda Gibbons, Personnel Manager, Heart of England Co-operative Society,
Whittle House, Foleshill Enterprise Park,Courtaulds Way, Coventry, CV6 5NX
Alternatively please email: Personnel@heartofengland-coop.co.uk

If you are interested in any positions within the Society that are not listed on our website please complete our Application Form which is available from the download link below or from any of our Food Stores or Funeral Homes and return to either the relevant Food Store, Funeral Home or to our Personnel Department Whittle House, Foleshill Enterprise Park, Courtaulds Way, Coventry, CV6 5NX, advising of the position you are interested in.

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