Funeral Service Crew – Part Time, Fixed Term – COOP – Dunfermline

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Funeral Service Crew
£9.13 per hour plus benefits
8 Hours per week – Part Time, 12 weeks Fixed Term

*you’ll need a full manual UK driver’s licence for this role and also be willing to travel to other local locations*

We’re looking for caring people to join the Co-op Funeralcare team. You don’t need experience to do this job, just a genuine desire to help people at the time they need it most. We’ll also offer you a competitive salary, an excellent pension, and discounts on a range of Co-op products and services.

As funeral service crew you’ll spend time supporting both the funeral itself and the care of the deceased. Working as part of a close-knit team, you’ll help to ensure we provide a seamless, sensitive service to our clients. We welcome applications from people who are new to the industry, and those with funeral experience (if you’ve got lots of experience you won’t need to do the apprenticeship).

What you’ll do:

• collect the deceased from a range of locations and scenarios in a professional, empathetic and dignified manner
• form part of the funeral service – bearing coffins and driving funeral vehicles in a considerate and professional manner
• prepare coffins and engrave name plates according to clients’ needs
• prepare the deceased in our care for both viewings and the funeral
• maintain the cleanliness of equipment and facilities, including our ceremonial vehicles

This role would suit people who have:

• a genuine desire to help people at a difficult time in their lives
• a professional and caring approach to client/customer service
• the ability take instructions and follow them to the letter, with high attention to detail
• the ability to react calmly and compassionately in emotional circumstances
• an open mind when it comes to working around and coming into contact with the deceased, both prepared and unprepared
• the ability to perform the physical aspects of the role (manual lifting)
• a full UK manual driving licence

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