Southern Co-op Overview

  • www.thesouthernco-operative.co.uk
  • Portsmouth, United Kingdom
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1873
  • Company - Private
  • Grocery Shops & Supermarket
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)

Established in 1873, Southern Co-op (southernco-op.co.uk) is a large, regional independent co-operative operating over 250 food and funeral branches across the south of England. Owned by its 165,000+ members, it has an annual turnover of over £400m and more than 4,000 colleagues ...
Mission: As a co-operative, we have a purpose beyond profit. Our values and principles support sustainable business practice and we are committed to making a difference in our local communities. We have proactive partnerships with our members, suppliers, local communities and partner ...

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Southern Co-op Reviews

3.2
63%
Recommend to a Friend
57%
Approve of CEO
Mark Smith
Mark Smith
23 Ratings
Featured Review
5.0
Former Employee, less than 1 year

"Good Company to work for!"

Jan 14, 2021 - Duty Manager in Bournemouth, England, England
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Enjoyable place to work and treated well!

Cons

Potentially could be paid more for the job done!

Advice to Management

Carry on as you are!
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Diversity & Inclusion at Southern Co-op

3.2
(42 reviews)

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Southern Co-op Interviews

Experience
Positive63%
Negative6%
Neutral31%
Getting an Interview
Applied online43%
In Person36%
Recruiter14%
Difficulty
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  1. Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United Kingdom
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Asked me quite general questions regarding my experience in similar roles. Provided scenario questions that would occur within the job. Quite informal process as they were quite desperate for staff
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Does Southern Co-op offer sponsored degrees?

...Progression only when someone leaves, pay rises close to nothing, benefits close to nothing,...

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