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Vacancy - Funeral operative

Type: Permanent
Location: Sevenoaks, Kent

A leading independent funeral services company has a vacancy for someone with a can do attitude. The role is varied, mainly unskilled manual work so physical fitness is required. Training is mainly ‘on the job’ although study toward the Cert. Dip FD is supported and encouraged. Duties fall principally into three categories:

Chauffeur/ bearer
To participate in funerals as a chauffeur/ bearer under direction of the funeral Conductor. These duties will include daytime removals and transportation of the deceased.

Mortuary and workshop attendant
To assist, on a day to day basis, with the preparation and care of the deceased, name plate engraving, preparation of the coffin, en-coffining.  Maintaining an adequate stock of coffins and other materials is also comprised in these duties.

Other miscellaneous duties
Valeting and preparation of the company’s vehicles, maintenance of the premises and participation in an out of hours duty rota.

To apply for this position, or for more information, please email vacancies@welhamjones.co.uk with your CV and a covering letter, or telephone 01732 808308 and ask for Pam or Simon.

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Vacancy - Mobile Funeral Arranger

Type: Permanent

Location: Various locations across NW Kent and SE London

A leading independent family run funeral service company has a vacancy for someone with a can do attitude & posses a positive outlook.

The role is to cover branches during staff holidays, make home arrangements, and help busier offices during peak times. 

The role is mobile based and involves dealing with the public both in person, on the phone & online. There will also be times where you may need to attend events outside of company hours to help promote the company within the community.

No previous funeral experience is necessary as training ‘on the job’ is given, although study toward the Cert. in Funeral Arranging & Administration is supported and encouraged. Good literacy & numeracy skills are required along with familiarity of working with a PC and Microsoft Office.

 If you are interested please email a copy of your CV to vacancies@welhamjones.co.uk or call Rebecca or Simon Welham on 01732 808308