Funeral Service Operative

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Funeral Services Operative

Basic salary £27,500 plus benefits

Based within 20 miles of Bicester

My client is a funeral services provider and they are looking for two operatives to cover an area within 20 miles of Bicester.  We aren't necessarily looking for someone with related experience but if you're compassionate, able to drive, comfortable with some manual lifting and have an open mind to working around and coming into contact with the deceased then you could be the person we're looking for.

The Role

You will be the first point of contact for bereaved families as you will be driving a private ambulance to collect the deceased and take them to a cold storage facility.
Covering an area within 20 miles of Bicester
Ensuring the deceased are treated with respect during their final journey as you'll also be responsible for transporting them to the crematorium on their final journey
You'll be responsible for maintaining high standards of appearance in yourself and vehicle as well as company property so some cleaning and maintenance will be involved.
You will need to build relationships with third parties such as clergy, crematorium staff, hospitals, doctors, coroners and ministers
The Person:

We're looking for someone who has a professional and caring approach and a desire to help people at a difficult time in their lives
Industry experience isn't necessarily required as long as you are the right type of person for the role.
Excellent communication skills and empathy are essential as well as the ability to react calmly and compassionately in emotional circumstances
A full manual driving license is essential with no more than 6 endorsement points
You'll definitely need an open mind when it comes to working around and coming into contact with the deceased.
This job has a requirement to perform physical tasks such as manual lifting so its important that you are physically fit enough to do so.
The Package:

A basic salary of £27,500 is offered
Other benefits are also available
Working for a company who are growing so there are long term opportunities to progress and develop your career.

This position is interviewing immediately to start at the beginning of January so please apply below as soon as possible.

Highbridge Talent are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this position
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  • CV-169607
  • Permanent
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