Regional Crematorium Assistant - Southampton

South West


40 Hours per week

Who are we?

Westerleigh Group is one of the leading providers of Cemeteries and Crematoria in the UK and we have a unique and interesting opportunity at our facilities in the South West region, based primarily at Wessex Vale Crematorium. The role will include cover at West Wiltshire, West Berkshire and Test Valley Crematoriums.

Our Company vision is to ensure every funeral service is regarded as a major event and receives the same priority as if it was for a member of one’s own family or a civic or national dignitary.

We specialise in providing well maintained, clean and comforting environments for mourners, clergy, funeral directors and staff, both within and outside the building. This includes landscaping the grounds to ensure that a natural and beautiful setting is provided throughout the year.

The Position

We are looking for a hands on, highly motivated individual with excellent customer service skills to join our dedicated team.

Duties to include: Operation of the cremators and maintaining the memorial gardens.

The successful applicant will be a highly flexible, well-motivated self-starter who possesses excellent communication skills, and a commitment to providing the highest level of service to the bereaved.

The Person

The ideal candidate will have:

·A caring and sympathetic nature to deal with the bereaved at a sensitive time.

·A flexible approach to team working hours.

·A good standard of education including a sound knowledge of Mathematics and English.

·Ability to communicate effectively in a sensitive, compassionate and confidential manner with the public, funeral directors and clergy, in person or on the telephone.

·A flexible and approachable attitude to the needs of the public.

·An ability to work within a team to ensure that high standards of care are achieved.

·Experience of operating machinery and gardening experience

Please email Human Resources Department for further details and an application form.

Closing Date: Friday, 22 December 2017