HR Support Worker


This is an exciting opportunity to join our pioneering worker co-operative, Essential: a wholesaler, manufacturer and retailer proud of specialising in ethically-produced, organic, fair trade, and GMO-free food. You’ll be joining a diverse, dedicated and positive bunch of people aiming to change the world for the better.

The HR role includes a wide range of tasks and responsibilities across all aspects of human resources, supporting workers and teams throughout the co-op. As a worker co-operative, Essential provides unique opportunities and challenges: you can be sure of a meaningful job, with the chance to become involved in a variety of projects beyond your core responsibilities.

This is a permanent position subject to a 6 month probationary period. After a successful probation, you may become a member and contribute to the collective management and governance of the co-operative.

The role requires a can-do attitude, the willingness and ability to learn, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. The successful candidate will be well-organised, a good team player, show great attention to detail, and be able to work flexibly and adaptably.

The deadline for applications is 9am Monday 28th October

How to apply:

If you're interested in the vacancy and want to find out more, visit our website or get in touch with HR using the details above. To apply, download and fill out an application form from the vacancies page of our website and return it to You may also send a paper copy to Essential Trading Co-operative, Unit 3 Lodge Causeway Trading Estate, Bristol BS16 3JB. Please refer to the Job Description/Person Specification when making your application.

  • Closing Date:
  • Monday, 28 October, 2019 - 09:00

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