Do I have to apply online?

Yes, we recruit all our roles online.

When will I hear back about my application?

You will receive an automated email to let you know we’ve received your application. Your application will be reviewed and we will respond to you by email to let you know the outcome.

There are no current vacancies I am interested in, can I register my details?

Yes, if you register on our careers site you will receive emails about vacancies. You can register your interest in specific locations and can be notified if something relevant is available.

If I’m unsuccessful will you keep my application for future vacancies?

We receive many applications so we ask that that you apply again if another job becomes available. Just create a career profile/CV and this will enable us to automatically let you know about new job vacancies which are suitable for you based on your selected preferences.

Do you have any part-time positions?

Yes, we recruit regularly for part-time roles and each vacancy will be clearly marked that the role is part-time.

Do I have to wear a uniform?

All colleagues in our retail, post office, funeral, travel, pharmacy and childcare businesses wear uniforms which we provide free of charge. If you have any special requirements, such as religious apparel, we can provide uniform which is specific to your requirements.

Head office colleagues must meet set standards of professional business wear.

Will I get any training?

Yes. Your induction and training, where you learn about The Society and the way we work, will be structured depending on the role with a formal review at 13 weeks.

What happens to my details after I’ve applied?

All application details that you supply to us, including any notes taken at interview stage, are stored in a secure database. If your application is successful and you begin working with us, we will transfer this information into your electronic personal file.

Can I apply if I am 16 years old?

We do recruit colleagues from the age of 16 who have reached the school-leaver age for their region. This is subject to restrictions for specific roles.

How will I receive my new starter paperwork?

All new colleagues will receive their paperwork online, via our candidate portal. If you are successful in applying for a role with us, you will receive email correspondence to inform you that your offer letter and contract are available to view and sign.