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.


Casual Funeral Assistants – Coventry, Nuneaton and Rugby

We are looking to recruit a casual Funeral Assistants to work ‘as and when required’ at our funeral homes in our trading area which will mainly consist of funerals around our Coventry, Nuneaton or Rugby locations.

We are looking for an individual who is able to work well as part of a team, yet can work on their own initiative. 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 will include vehicle preparation, attendance on the day of the funeral driving and / or bearing, dealing with the deceased in a dignified and respectful manner, 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 full driving licence and must be of smart appearance.

As this is a casual position with no guaranteed hours the applicant will need to be flexible with their approach to working hours. Within this role you may also be required to work at other branches within the Division.

Please state on your application which area (Coventry, Nuneaton or Rugby) you are applying for.


Head Office

No Current Vacancies

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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