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Crematorium Technician

  • Employer: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
  • Reference: HHE/21/162502
  • Published: Wed 01/09/2021, 7:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 19/09/2021, 23:57 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Full time – 37 hours per week – Monday-Friday working on a rota basis covering 08.30 a.m. to 715p.m
  • Salary: £18,905 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Crematorium, Kent

Crematorium Technician

Permanent, 37 hours per week – shift pattern on a weekly rota covering business hours of 8.30 a.m. to 7.15 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Salary: £18,905 per annum                

Are you interested in a varied role?  As a Crematorium Technician at the Kent and Sussex Crematorium, you will be a key team player within a team  providing a very important service for the bereaved families of Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding areas.

This is a customer facing role and you will need to demonstrate first class customer service skills, with a willingness to help people at a difficult and potentially very distressing time in their life.

Key parts of this role are that you will be assisting the bereaved families, the service users such as Funeral Directors, and Celebrants, during funeral services by being present in the chapel and operating our bespoke media system.

You will also carry out the final cremation process itself, for which training is provided, in a professional, respectful, and dignified manner.

The grounds will need your expert eye, checking plaques, permits, floral tributes, weeding, with a view to enhance the experience of all visitors attending the crematorium.

You will be working as part of a small team, completing tasks on a rota basis, either assisting within the crematorium chapel, working in the grounds, aiding with administration in the office or carrying out the cremation process.

Elements of this role require some physical exertion and working outside in all weathers, along with basic maintenance of some machinery (training provided). 

There will be a need on occasion, to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the service.

An Experienced Cremation Technician holding the ICCM BTEC Accredited Cremation Technician training certificate (CTTS)  is preferred, although applications are encouraged from those without this certificate, as full training can be given to the right candidate. (training period of 6 months)

Additional benefits for this post include 22 days annual leave (increasing to 27 days after 5 years continuous Local Government service), plus an additional day in December.  membership of the Local Government (CARE – Career Average (Revalued Earnings) Pension Scheme, as well as invaluable training opportunities for continuing professional development Take a look here at the additional benefits that we offer.

To find out more take a look at the Job Description below. For an informal discussion about this post, you can contact Megan Wilson, Bereavement Services Manager, on 01892 554285 or megan.wilson@tunbridgewells.gov.uk

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Closing Date:               19 September 2021

             

Interview Date:           24 September 2021 

 

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  • Job Description
  • Person Specification

How to Apply

We only accept online applications. If you require access to a computer and/or the internet, you can use our facilities free of charge at the Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Gateway. Please call ahead to book an appointment Tel. 01892 526121.

 

Please follow the link below to submit your application.

 

Equal Opportunities

 

Tunbridge Wells – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

 

Safeguarding

 

The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employee and volunteers to share this commitment.

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  • Employer: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
  • Reference: HHE/21/162502
  • Published: Wed 01/09/2021, 7:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 19/09/2021, 23:57 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Full time – 37 hours per week – Monday-Friday working on a rota basis covering 08.30 a.m. to 715p.m
  • Salary: £18,905 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Crematorium, Kent

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