Bereavement Technical Officer

Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Career Grade £18,672 - £23,866 pa plus Pension Scheme, Bupa Cashplan, Upto 31 days leave
20 Jul 2018
22 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Working Pattern

Permanent Career Grade Post

Unqualified applicant will start on Grade G £18,672 – £19,819 pa
Applicant possessing the Cremator Operators Certificate will start at Grade F £21,693 - £23,866 pa

Oakley Wood crematorium is a 21 acre site, located in the tranquil natural woodland setting midway between the villages of Bishops Tachbrook and Wellesbourne. 

We are looking to recruit a bereavement technical officer for our small and flexible team.
In this post you will be responsible for
• Providing a front line service for bereaved families, members of the public, funeral directors and other service users
• Operation of cremators and ancillary equipment
• Providing front of house bereavement services
• Overseeing scattering of cremated remains and woodland burials
• Improving and maintaining the woodland gardens of remembrance.

The successful applicant will need
• To have experience of providing services of a sensitive nature, with empathy, understanding and equality.
• A willingness to be flexible around hours and duties, including taking part in a weekend rota (alternative days off are given when working weekends)
• To have high levels of interpersonal skills, tact and diplomacy and a proven record of working flexibly in a team environment

If you would like to know more about this position please contact, Pam Chilvers, Bereavement Services Development Manager on  651418.

Closing date: 10th August 2018

Interview date: 22nd August 20189