Jobs at Coop – Funeral Service Crew

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Job Description:

We’re looking for caring people to join the Co-op Funeralcare team. You don’t need experience to do this job, just a genuine desire to help people at the time they need it most. To help you learn the skills you need to deliver a first class funeral service, we’ll support you with training from the get-go. We’ll also offer you a competitive salary, an excellent pension, and discounts on a range of Co-op products and services.
As funeral service crew you’ll spend time supporting both the funeral itself and the care of the deceased. Working as part of a close-knit team, you’ll help to ensure we provide a seamless, sensitive service to our clients. We welcome applications from people who are new to the industry, and those with funeral experience.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare the deceased in our care for both viewings and the funeral
  • Maintain the cleanliness of equipment and facilities, including our ceremonial vehicles
  • Prepare coffins and engrave name plates according to clients’ needs
  • Collect the deceased from a range of locations and scenarios in a professional, empathetic and dignified manner
  • Form part of the funeral service – bearing coffins and driving funeral vehicles in a considerate and professional manner

Job Requirements:

  •  A full UK manual driving licence
  • The ability take instructions and follow them to the letter, with high attention to detail
  • The ability to react calmly and compassionately in emotional circumstances
  • A professional and caring approach to client/customer service
  • The ability to perform the physical aspects of the role (manual lifting)
  • An open mind when it comes to working around and coming into contact with the deceased, both prepared and unprepared
  • A genuine desire to help people at a difficult time in their lives

Job Details:

Company: Coop

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Aberdeen, GB

Application Deadline: N/A


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