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:


Deputy Store Managers
(Food Division)

Salary between £22,000-£24,000

We are looking to recruit Deputy Store Managers for our Co-operative food convenience stores located in Coventry, Rugby and Nuneaton area.

Your role will be to assist the Store Manager in managing the store. You will inject your own personality and fresh thinking into a business that is recognised for its honesty and integrity.

Successful applicants will be committed, enthusiastic, organised and be able to work as part of a team to deliver the highest standards of customer service.You should have relevant management experience preferably with knowledge of existing food convenience store practices and systems however full training will be provided.

Applicants must be available to work five out of seven days with fully flexibility contracted to 39 hours but also to cover additional hours as the business requires.

You should be fully mobile as you may be required to travel to any store within the trading area.

Part-Time Food Store Supervisors – Coventry

We are currently looking to recruit Part Time Supervisors to work in our Food Stores in the Coventry area.

Previous retail experience is essential and previous supervisory experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

The successful candidate will need to have excellent customer service skills, be able to work within a team and on their own initiative. They will have supervisory responsibilities which will include being responsible for cash and the opening and closing of the Store.

The positions are Part Time and will be worked over a seven day trading period so flexibility in working hours is essential.


We do not currently have any vacancies in Funeralcare

Head Office

IT Helpdesk Analyst

Do you have a natural customer facing ability, articulate well; have a logical approach to problem solving with an aptitude for IT and experience of EPOS? If so, we may have an opportunity for you to join our IT support team.

We are looking to introduce an IT Helpdesk Analyst role to our evolving IT support service, providing 1st/2nd line support to our users across Head Office and our associated Food Stores/Funeral Branches.

The role would entail training/development in an IT capacity on the various aspects of desktop/EPOS support, mentored by existing IT team members.

The role will be based at our Head Office in Nuneaton, moving to Coventry (November 2018). You may be required to travel to our stores/branches, therefore a clean driving licence and use of your own car is essential for which mileage would be expensed.

Working Hours: Nuneaton – Monday to Friday 08:30hrs – 17:00hrs
Coventry – Monday to Friday 08:45hrs – 16:45:00hrs


How to apply

If you are interested in any of the above vacancies please apply in writing enclosing your C.V. to: Miss Maureen Emms, Personnel Manager, Heart of England Co-operative Society,
22 Abbey Street, Nuneaton, CV11 5BU
Alternatively please email:

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 22 Abbey Street, Nuneaton, CV11 5BU, advising of the position you are interested in.


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