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Funeral Operative

Posted: 23rd September 2022
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Location: Poole
Reference: TWFSO230922

Are you an experienced funeral professional or are you looking to make a start within the industry? Would you describe yourself as having an empathetic and compassionate outlook? Are you looking to work for a close-knit family firm with over 100 years in the business of supporting bereaved families? How about a highly competitive salary and a Monday to Friday working pattern with a 4:30pm daily finish? Sound good? Great! We would like to hear from you.

MPLOY is looking for a permanent Funeral Service Operative to join our highly valued and established Client in Poole, Dorset.

Why should you be interested? Our Client is offering:

  • A competitive salary of £22,000 to £26,000 per annum dependant on your experience.
  • Significant potential for overtime.
  • Permanent full-time work-40 hours per week.
  • A family friendly working pattern of Monday to Friday with hours of 8am to 4:30pm daily. Very occasional Saturday work may be required in line with business need.
  • A role in which no previous relevant experience is required.
  • 28 days of annual leave per year.
  • Varied work within a caring and supportive environment.
  • A commutable location in central Poole.
  • A generous company pension.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities.
  • Free parking.

In return for these excellent benefits our Client is looking for a candidate who:

  • is a compassionate and empathetic person who recognises the importance of the role and their responsibility to not only the deceased but also to the families our Client is privileged enough to care for. You will have an eye for detail and possess an appreciation that your work is the final opportunity to deliver a fitting tribute/celebration of a deceased persons’ life.
  • is physically fit and possesses a clean UK driving licence. You can expect bearing and driving to be major responsibilities within post.
  • is organised. You can expect to order coffins and relevant consumables whilst ensuring all deliveries are received and put away in an orderly manner.
  • will aid in preparing the deceased for burial, cremation and/or viewing.
  • maintain and clean our Client’s hearses ensuring they are always prepared to an immaculate standard.
  • is a team player. You can expect to work with several internal stakeholders, including our Client’s Funeral Directors, to ensure all relevant administrative tasks are completed to the highest standards.
  • is conversant with the Microsoft Office package and is confident using telephone systems.
  • is an articulate communicator with an excellent standard of written & spoken English.

Sound like you? Superb, we look forward to receiving your application. For more details on the role please feel free to call us on 01305 213883