Bereavement Technical Officer

Location
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Salary
Career Grade £18,672 - £23,866 pa plus Pension Scheme, Bupa Cashplan, Upto 31 days leave
Posted
20 Jul 2018
Closes
22 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

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