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Funeral Service Operative

  • £21,000 Salary

G. Seller is seeking a Funeral Service Operative to join our growing team for a long term career.

We are an independent, family owned Funeral Directors & Memorial Masons, established in 1910 and committed to providing the highest levels of bereavement care to every family we are privileged to serve.

Standard working hours are Monday to Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm, and participation in the out of hours call out rota. We will need you to have a flexible approach to working hours, being able to assist with other duties where needed, we have 1 chance to look after families and we are passionate about looking after them as if they were part of our own family.

You will work alongside the full and part time team in a tight knit environment. You play an integral role in the day to day running of the business. You will be well presented, efficient, caring and helpful.

The job role includes:

  • Conveying deceased loved one’s into our care from their place of death to our premises or coroners mortuary
  • Checking and maintaining the mortuary register
  • To care for the deceased loved one we are looking after.
  • Ensure the immaculate appearance of all company vehicles at all times
  • Lining and fitting coffins, including engraving nameplates
  • Attendance on funerals, including driving the hearse or limousines. And shouldering the coffin where applicable.
  • Assisting the Funeral Directors in all funeral duties required to fulfills the client’ instruction
  • Out of hours conveyances (on a rota) is incorporated into your salary
  • Keeping the work environment clean and tidy at all times.
  • Share best practice with colleagues to enhance communication, performance and teamwork.
  • Ensure that company procedures are adhered to
  • Demonstrate and use your own initiative
  • Share best practice with peers to enhance communication, performance and teamwork
  • Assist the Funeral Directors in maintaining the relationships with external parties such as clergy and crematoria staff
  • Be responsible for a high standard of personal appearance, speech and conduct
  • Be responsible for company property
  • Assist in the identification and conveyance of the deceased in a caring and compassionate manner

Plus, other duties where needed depending on the needs of the business.

The ideal person will be:

  • A person of absolute integrity
  • Someone who completes every task they undertake to the best of their ability, always giving 100%
  • A compassionate, sympathetic individual who is sensitive to the needs of bereaved families, their colleagues and all those they meet.
  • A good communicator, listener and dynamic team player
  • Be responsible for a high standard of personal appearance, speech and conduct
  • Someone who pays attention to detail
  • A flexible attitude to working hours
  • Applicants willing to train and learn to meet the demands of the position
  • Honest, professional, dependable & self-motivated

Local to our main office in Hinckley is essential, together with a full driving licence.

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