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Surfleet
Advertised Hours
8 hours per week
Salary details:
£11.59 per hour
Vacancy type:
Permanent

About the role:

Our funeral service teams work hard to provide a personal and professional service across Lincolnshire, where we have been supporting the bereaved for over 150 years. Showing compassion and empathy and delivering the highest standards of professional service, we support our customers through what can be the most difficult days of their lives.
 
An opportunity has now arisen for a Crematorium Caretaker to join our team at our crematorium in South Lincolnshire, you will be responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the crematorium premises, ensuring a clean, safe, and serene environment for our visitors.
 
Duties will include (but are not limited to):
 
Ensuring that outdoor areas are clean and presentable for visitors. 
Maintaining the crematorium grounds, including weeding, sweeping and general upkeep. 
Performing respectful and accurate unwitnessed scatterings of cremated remains. 
 
Please refer to the full job description for further information, which is available on this page. 
 
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About You

Ideally you will have experience in a similar role – however we will provide you with all the training necessary! It’s your personality, skills, motivation, and values that matter the most to us. You’ll need to demonstrate a methodical approach, attention to detail and strong communication skills. The successful candidate may be required to work independently so must be able to work under their own initiative with an enthusiastic and proactive approach to their work. You will need to show willingness to work flexible hours throughout the week, to meet the operational needs of the business.

 

Benefits

This is a great opportunity to develop your careers in Funeral Services and make a difference in our communities. In addition to working for a successful co-operative business, we offer our colleagues fantastic benefits, including:

  • 30 days annual leave (including bank holidays) (pro-rata)
  • Pension scheme (with up to 12% employer contributions)
  • Generous colleague discount rates across our family of businesses
  • Annual discretionary colleague bonuses to reward you for your hard work
  • Free tea and coffee provisions for all colleagues during rest breaks at work

We are an “Investors in People - Platinum” employer, meaning that we have been recognised as one of the country’s top employers, offering progression opportunities to all our colleagues. As your confidence grows, you’ll have the opportunity to build the skills necessary to further progress your career and help to open up future opportunities. Whether you’re thinking of a future with us or looking to develop your skills with a community-focused business, we’ll work together with you to shape your career for the better.

About Us

From a single store in 1861 we have grown to be one of the most successful co-operatives in the UK. We’re proud to be able to offer a wide range of services from across our family of businesses. From Food Stores and Pharmacies to Post Offices and Support Services, we’re a growing society made up of over 220 outlets and nearly 3,000 colleagues.

We're owned by our members, the people of Lincolnshire and surrounding counties, and have been for more than 160 years! Communities are at the heart of everything we do and motivates us to deliver more than great customer service. We support them by sharing dividend with our members, investing in new and improved services, raising money for charity through our Community Champion scheme, supporting local schools and so much more!

We work together as a Society and are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is barrier free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. If you need any adjustments, would like us to do anything differently during the interview or would like to get in touch with us about anything else, please contact our Recruitment team on (01522) 533316, or alternatively you can email [email protected].

We may choose to close our vacancies in the event that we receive a high volume of suitable applications, so we encourage all candidates to apply as soon as possible.

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