LOCATION: Cradley Heath, Sandwell
JOB TITLE: Funeral Assistant
SALARY & BENEFITS: £8.50 - £9.13 depending on experience. Uniform and working clothes are provided. Development opportunities in the future
WORKING HOURS: 9.00am - 5.00pm - Monday to Friday. You will be required to join the on call out of hours' rota with occasional weekend funerals.
THE COMPANY: Our client is a family based funeral home based in Cradley Heath, Sandwell which has been establihsed since 1909. They have a fantastic opportunity available for a Funeral Assistant to join their team.
THE ROLE: For the role of the Funeral Assistant, you will need to be a person of smart appearance with good communication skills as you will be liaising with bereaved families, funeral directors, hospitals, nursing homes & crematoria.
Key Responsibilities for the Funeral Assistant role to include:-
Responsible for upkeep, tidiness and cleanliness of yard and garages areas.
Responsible for daily cleaning and maintenance of large fleet of hearse's, limousines, private ambulances and cars.
Bearing and driving on funeral duties.
Transfer of deceased from place of death & hospitals to their premises, and between their five branches.
Preparation and care of deceased for chapel of rest.
Preparation of coffins and caskets.
Delivery of official paperwork to crematoria and branch offices.
Position will be based and reports to our head office, garage and mortuary in Cradley Heath, traveling between our network of branch offices with company vehicles to be a daily occurrence.
THE CANDIDATE: For the role of Funeral Assistant you will have a positive attitude, with plenty of initiative to learn the procedures and quickly become a valuable member of a busy close knit working team.. You will need to live within a commutable distance to Cradley Heath.
Key experience essential for the role of Funeral Assistant:-
Preferably with experience in the funeral industry, although training will be given if no experience within funeral profession
Full driving licence and be confident with driving large funeral vehicles, must also be aged 21 or above for insurance purposes
Must be physically fit, and able to carry and lift heavy weights
Knowledge of using basic hand tools
Computer literate, email and word documents
Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.
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