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

Crick, Fenny Compton, Bishops Itchington, Harbury, Hillmorton, Long Lawford, New Bilton, Southam

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Supervisor and Customer Service Assistant Vacancies

Supervisor and Customer Service Assistants

Balsall Common, Tile Hill, Galley Common, Norman Place Road, Alfall Road, Gun Hill

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Supervisor and Customer Service Assistant Vacancies

Supervisor and Customer Service Assistants

Barwell, Coniston Way, Market Bosworth, Sapcote, Sontey Stanton, Warwick Gates

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Supervisor and Customer Service Assistant Vacancies
 

Funeralcare

Part-time Logistics Co-ordinator

Support Services, Foleshill Road

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We are looking for a part-time (25 hours per week) Funeral Logistics Co-ordinator to work at our Support Services function on Foleshill Road, Coventry.

The successful candidate will be able to work well as part of a team as well as working to their own initiative. We require someone who can work well under pressure whilst maintaining a sympathetic manner and being sensitive to the needs of others.

The main duties and responsibilities for this role will include planning the logistics associated with a funeral, liaising with branches and third parties, computerised administration, dealing with the deceased and other associated tasks. Candidates must be caring and compassionate with a committed approach to excellent client service. You will also require a mature tactful approach, possess a good telephone manner, be computer literate and have the ability to solve problems.

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 35 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 e-mail: andy.haywood@heartofengland-coop.co.uk
Or apply below:

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Casual Funeral Assistant

0 Hours Contract

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At the Heart of England Co-operative Funeralcare we are a small, independent, regional business operating through 14 funeral homes in Coventry, Warwickshire, South Leicestershire and Northamptonshire serving our client families to the very highest standards with our committed team of experienced professionals.

2020 will be an exciting year for us as we further develop and strengthen our client focussed team and we currently have a number of roles that are key to those developments.

We are looking for a Funeral Assistant based on an ‘as and when required’ arrangement 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 will need to have superb driving skills to transport our client families in comfort and safety in our ceremonial hearses and limousines.

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 35 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 e-mail: andy.haywood@heartofengland-coop.co.uk
Or Apply below:

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Part-time Personal Funeral Advisor

Southam

20 hours per week

We are looking for a part-time (20 hours per week plus Saturday opening rota) Personal Funeral Advisor in our soon to be opened funeral home in Southam ,Warwickshire. 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 prerequisite as full training will be provided once in post.

What will you get in return?

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

  • Staff discount in our 35 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.

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Part-time Personal Funeral Advisor

Ansty Road

20 hours per week

We are looking for a part-time (20 hours per week plus Saturday opening rota) Personal Funeral Advisor in our funeral home in Ansty Road,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 prerequisite as full training will be provided once in post.

What will you get in return?

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

  • Staff discount in our 35 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.

Apply Now

Part-time Personal Funeral Advisor

Foleshill

20 hours per week

We are looking for a part-time (20 hours per week plus Saturday opening rota) Personal Funeral Advisor in our funeral home in Foleshill Road, 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 prerequisite as full training will be provided once in post.

What will you get in return?

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

  • Staff discount in our 35 Food Stores and 15 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.

Apply Now

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, HR 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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