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Funeral Director Assistant

  • Location:

    Hedge End, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Medical and Healthcare

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  • Salary:

    £18000 - £20000 per annum + additional benefits

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  • Published:

    almost 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    17/06/19 or ASAP

Job Description

Funeral Assistant / £18,000 per annum

Brook Street is delighted to present the opportunity to work a family run Funeral Directors based in central Southampton which are looking to bring in an experienced and emotionally intelligent Funeral Assistant.

Who`s right for the job?

The ideal candidate will come from a solid working background, will be able to adapt well to different circumstances, will work in a team, and will work well under pressure. Due to the coffin-bearing requirements you will need to be at least a height of 5 feet and 10 inches. You must be of a smart appearance, with a caring and empathetic nature. You must be professional at all times and work well with a team. You must have a clean full driving licence!

About the job:

Monday - Friday 8.30am to 5pm, 1 hour unpaid lunch break. 20 days holiday plus bank holidays, Pension scheme, and free parking. In addition you will be offered a competitive salary of £18k, rising to £20k after 3 month probation.
At times you will be required to work at weekends and in this case you will receive an extra £45. If you are called out on weekends or evenings you will also receive an additional £30 per call out. You will be provided with a uniform.

Key responsibilities:

You will be cleaning the vehicles for the funeral services, driving and bearing on funeral services and have to participate in an out of hour`s rota system which will require lifting.

Knowledge and skills required:

" Empathetic and Caring personality is key
" You will be articulate and well-presented
" Ideally you will have experience of working in a busy / high pressure environment.
" A high standard of accuracy and attention to detail
" Strong time management and prioritisation skills
" A flexible approach to tasks

Let`s get started!

This is a permanent full-time position with a start as soon as possible.

To send your CV please apply via the advert or directly on Brook Street`s website. For more information please contact Ben G at Brook Street on 02380 224139 or apply to send your CV.


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