DESIblitz Job: Funeral Arranger

Funeral Arranger



Closing date: 20-03-2024

Funeral Arranger £23,380 per annum (£11.99 per hour) plus benefits Full time, 37.5 hours per week, 5 days per week, Monday to Friday 9am-5pm Shirley, Southampton, SO15 5PB
  No experience needed. You can apply for this job on your mobile in a few simple steps – no CV required.
  At Co-op Funeralcare, we take pride in helping families say the perfect goodbye to loved ones. 
  You don’t need previous experience as we provide full training and ongoing support so you’ll have all the tools you need for your new role. You’ll also benefit from a competitive salary, an excellent pension scheme, and discounts on a range of Co-op products and services. 
  Find the kind of job satisfaction you didn’t think was possible. Apply today.
  What you’ll do
  • as a certified funeral arranger, you’ll provide expert guidance and advice to help clients plan the perfect service • assist with family visits and answer any queries they have • build positive relationships in the local community • hold the fort at the funeral home (they’ll be times when you’ll be the only one in branch) • support with manual handling of coffins and the deceased 
  This role would suit people who have
  • a passion for delivering great customer service and building relationships • excellent communication and admin skills plus strong attention to detail to make sure regulatory policies and processes are always adhered to • high levels of empathy, discretion and care 
  Why Co-op? 
  You’ll get a fantastic benefits package including: 
  • 30% off Co-op branded products in our food stores all year-round  • 10% off other brands in our food stores all year-round (doubles to 20% on the Friday and Saturday after payday)  • discounts on other Co-op products and services  • 23 days holidays (pro rata, rising with service)   • a pension with up to 10% employer contributions  • access to our Employee Assistance Programme which offers confidential advice and support on anything you’re struggling with, 24 hours a day • access to virtual GP and free eye tests • endless career development opportunities including apprenticeships • friendly, supportive team and the knowledge that you make a huge difference to your community • access to Wagestream – a money management app that gives you access to a percentage of your pay as you earn it  • YuLife – an app that rewards your for exercising with discounts and vouchers for all kinds of brands
  At Co-op, we’re proud to do things a different way.

As one of the world’s largest co-operatives, owned by millions of members, community is at the heart of what we do. Since our Co-op was founded in 1844, we’ve had a clear social purpose, and everything we do as a business helps to build a fairer world for our members, customers, colleagues, and communities
  Building an inclusive work environment 
  We’re actively building diverse teams and we welcome applications from everyone. We want to build inclusive work environments, where our colleagues have equal opportunities to reach their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and recognise the importance of our teams reflecting the communities they serve.  
  If you have a disability, we can make reasonable adjustments to our recruitment process according to your needs.

We're also part of the Disability Confident scheme, meaning we'll always offer an interview to disabled candidates who apply through the scheme if they meet the minimum criteria for a job. 
  We'll ask whether you’d like to be considered under the Disability Confident scheme when you apply.  
  If we invite you to take part in the recruitment process for any of our jobs, we’ll ask you if you need any reasonable adjustments to enable you to participate. 
  You can find out more about our recruitment process at (url removed)/apply-process.  
  You can find out more about the Disability Confident scheme and all our commitments to diversity and inclusion at (url removed)/diversity-inclusion-and-wellbeing. 
  As part of your application you’ll need to complete an online assessment. It will take you around 12 minutes to complete this test. 
  If you’re successful in your application, we’ll perform some background checks as part of our pre-employment screening process. These will include a DBS (disclosure and barring service) and adverse media checks, and an occupational health questionnaire (to ensure you are fit to perform the role). We’ll also check your social media activity on platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  
  In this role you’ll work under FCA regulation – we’ll provide you with all the training you need to become a ‘certified colleague’.
  To make sure you’re eligible to advise clients on ‘pre-need’ funeral plans as a ‘certified colleague’, we’ll perform FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) and financial integrity checks.

These aim to identify financial sanctions such as CCJs (county court judgements) or bankruptcy. Your credit score will not be checked as part of this process.
  Any offer of employment made will be conditional upon the completion of pre-employment screening checks.  

Please Note
At DESIblitz Jobs we strongly believe in helping our candidates find the right job and that everyone should have the same opportunities to find meaningful work. Our ethos is to promote diversity in the workplace. As one of our candidates your background or ethnicity shouldn't have any impact on your ability to apply for this job.

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