Funeral Director

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Swindon
- Funeral
£10.88 per hour
Cricklade Road
Permanent
37.5
LEVEL5

About the Role:

Your Co-op are looking for empathetic and compassionate people to join our Funeral-care team. As a Funeral Director, you will work to ensure that families give their loved ones a sincere and memorable farewell. 

Midcounties are honoured to be part of the Co-operative Family, a trusted name that has been serving the local communities for over 150 years.

We can provide you with a pathway to develop in a career in a truly rewarding profession where the focus is making a challenging time memorable for the right reasons.

Here you will be part of business that puts people at the heart of everything they do. 

As a Funeral Director, you will:
Conduct funerals and funeral related services 
Arrange, promote and advise on Funeral Services, Pre-paid plans, Memorial Masonry, Remembrance Keepsakes and any related funeral service matter 
Familiarise yourself with local regulations, fees, procedures and customers including those of various religious groups in the local community 
Maintain excellent relationships with local service providers such as clergy, doctors, nursing homes etc 
Communicate with all to ensure that every funeral related service or enquiry is met to the highest of standards
Complete all duties as designated for the Funeral Assistant and Personal Funeral Advisor
Participate in the out of hours duty team, either as part of the rota or as and when required. Furthermore to participate in weekend funerals as required.
Support the community by way of volunteering and charity events, also actively promote the business and membership within the local community.

About You:

    To be a successful candidate for this role you will need: 

    A full UK Driving Licence 
    The ability to oversee the funeral team and create a culture of excellence
    Passionate about delivering customer care and service 
    To be comfortable with dealing with the deceased
    Empathy and respect towards the deceased and their families 
    To be organised and attentive 

Why Join Us?

As well as operating a Funeral-care business, Your Co-op has a wide variety of trading groups meaning you would get the best of many worlds:

Opportunities to work across all our trading groups – food retail, childcare, travel, utilities, post office, pharmacy and support services. 
Rewards – food and drink discounts, childcare discounts, travel holiday discounts and more
Paid volunteering hours to help a community cause of your choice
Annual share of profits
Pension contribution 
On call hours – potential to earn extra money

Apply now to be part of Your Co-op

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