Central England Co-Operative Careers

Funeral Services Assistant - Nights
Part Time

Salary
£9.12 per hour with additional call out rate
Hours
12
Contract Term
Permanent

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Location:
Police Station Road - Lowestoft Funeral Home - Suffolk

Job Description

As one of the UK’s largest Co-operative societies our colleagues are the key to our success, which is why we want the very best people as part of our team.

Central England Co-operative is one of the largest and most successful independent co-operatives in the UK, with gross sales of £870m and over 8,000 colleagues operating more than 400 trading outlets across 16 counties in Central England. Our colleagues are the key to our success, which is why we want the very best people as part of our team.

The Funeral Service Assistant (FSA), employed to work on a permanent long night hour shift pattern. Due to the nature of this role, you will not work all night, but instead be available between the hours of 9.00 pm to 9.00am (4 days on and then 4 days off) to be called out to facilitate the removal of the deceased. For this, in addition to your standard rate of pay, you will receive an extra payment every time you are called out.

The key accountabilities of this role are:

First point of contact in establishing the relationship with the bereaved and the Society

Delivering care to our client families and their loved ones

Ensuring that the highest standards of service excellence is provided at all times as well as maintaining the care and respect for the deceased at all times

You will take pride in your appearance, act with empathy, compassion and professionalism at all times.

You will be required to work without supervision and you should be able to prioritise your workload.

In return, as a Central England Co-operative colleague you will enjoy a wide range of benefits, including Society Membership, colleague discount on purchases, pension and health scheme.

At Central England Co-operative Society we are all individual, like you. We value your individuality and welcome applications from all members of society regardless of personal characteristics.

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Central England Co-operative

Central England Co-operative is one of the most successful independent co-operatives in the UK with gross sales in excess of £1bn and over 8,800 colleagues operating across 16 counties from the heart of England to its eastern shores.

Central England Co-operative colleague enjoy a wide range of benefits, including Society Membership, colleague discount on purchases, pension and health scheme.

Our main business activities include retail food and funeral services, although our diverse retail interests range from coffin manufacture to florist shops and travel agents, as well as the management of a significant property portfolio.

At Central England Co-operative Society we are all individual, like you. We value your individuality and welcome applications from all members of society regardless of personal characteristics.

We have an ambitious growth strategy centered on new site development to deliver continued success. In 2013 we were proud to be named UK Co-operative of the Year in recognition of the contribution we make to our members, local communities, the environment and wider society, as well as our strong business performance.