Starting salary £30,105pa with potential progression to £33,043pa on achieving designated skills and experience
37 hours per week (Rota 5 days out of 7 including weekends)
For a career that makes a real and lasting difference, what could be more meaningful than helping to create the last memories of loved ones?
Following the near completion of our new Crematorium based in Hatfield we are looking for a new team to help us shape and develop our new-look bereavement service, making sure it reflects the needs of all our local communities.
Your ability to offer the very highest standards of customer service will be of upmost importance, ensuring people can rely on you at the most difficult of times. We are looking for people who take pride in presenting themselves in a professional manner, and who can be sympathetic to the needs of our increasingly diverse communities.
We have four new officer roles available. Successful candidates will work closely as a team to deliver this service. No two days will be the same and you will be expected to work across all areas of the Bereavement service, including:
- Chapel Duties- Welcoming families and Funeral Directors and ensuring services run smoothly.
- Cremation – You will be fully trained and work towards an accredited FBCA qualification. Involved in the end-to-end cremation process and ashes management.
- Administration of the service – taking service bookings for burials and cremations, checking appropriate paperwork and ensuring all is uploaded onto systems ensuring accuracy.
Closing date for applications is 12 February 2023.
Assessments will be held on 21 February 2023.
Interviews will be held on 24 & 27 February and 1 March.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link below. Please read the Role Profile fully before applying for this vacancy. It is essential you refer to the Role Profile when completing your application, particularly the application questions section. You must demonstrate how you meet the criteria set out in the Role Profile and give examples to support your statements. If you do not demonstrate how you meet the criteria for the role your application will be unsuccessful.
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