Assistant Bereavement Officer - Various Locations
Birmingham City Council Bereavement Services manages the city's cemeteries and crematoria.
The successful candidate will provide support to the Registrars and Bereavement Services Team in connection with the administration, booking and organisation of funerals and appropriate statutory requirements on day to day basis utilising appropriate computerised systems and to assist with duties at crematoria and cemeteries where required. The role includes deputising for the Bereavement Officer and supporting the provision of efficient, discreet services.
Excellent organisational skills.
Keen attention to detail.
Computer competency - word and excel.
Ability to work flexibly at any site across the city of Birmingham including some weekend and Bank holiday work.
Driving Licence and use of vehicle.
Prior experience of working within Bereavement Services or similar.
Customer service environment and providing administrative and secretarial support to senior managers.
For informal enquires please contact Dawn Harding, Bereavement Officer; e-mail: Dawn.E.Harding@birmingham.gov.uk Tel: 0121 303 5583
We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.
Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must have an approved visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen or their family members, already living in the UK by 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.Supporting documents