Central England Co-Operative Careers

Funeral Assistant
Part Time

Salary
£8.72
Hours
10
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 in excess of £1bn and over 8,800 colleagues operating across 16 counties, from the heart of England to its eastern shores. Our colleagues are the key to our success, which is why we want the very best people as part of our team.

As a Funeral Assistant you will carry out an essential front-line role. The duties will include driving and cleaning all types of funeral vehicles, bearing and assisting on funerals, removals, preparation duties and coffin lining and trimming. The role will be working within the coffin preparation area and requires lifting and carrying heavy and sometimes uneven weights.

You must have a flexible approach to working hours allowing you to be able to work during nights, at weekends and over bank holidays where required as well as taking part in the night removal duty rotas. A full driving license is required, you should have a smart appearance and great communication skills.

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.