Due to an increase in business we are building our team and would like to recruit a 3-day funeral assistant to support us in our day to day operations.
Arka Original Funerals is a vibrant, modern funeral director. We specialise in bespoke, beautiful funerals. Working with a wide range of clients in the Sussex area we support people to make the right choices for them and their friends and family when someone dies. We can arrange and support highly formal religious ceremonies through to the most unique events and direct cremation.
We are looking for a self-motivating individual who shares our passion for choice and quality of service. You will need to be calm, respectful and organised. You will also need to be physically strong. You will be involved in all practical aspects of our work and for that reason need to be entirely and intrinsically trustworthy and respectful. The working days will vary in this role and you will also be on-call for one week in four (additional payments are made for being on-call and if you are called out). We welcome applications from people with or without previous experience.
Please see below for the full job description and person specification for further details. If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV and covering letter to Cara Mair, Arka Original Funerals, 136 Islingword Road, Brighton BN2 9SH or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing date 30th August 2018. 1st round interviews are scheduled for 6th September 2018.
If you haven’t heard back from us by this date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful. Thank you for your interest in this role and in Arka Original Funerals.
Terms and Conditions:
This role is currently 3 days per week, you will work an 8 hour day which will be worked normally between 8am – 6pm. Occasionally you will be required to work evenings and weekends as part of your normal working hours or we will pay an additional payment for these hours if they fall outside of your working hours.
Your days will be flexible and because of the nature of our work your working days will vary from week to week. You will take part in the on call rota which operates outside of normal working hours. This is a permanent role but you will be on a probationary period for the first 6 months, during this period we reserve the right to terminate your contract with one week’s notice.
Salary £24,862 (37.5hrs) (pro rata for 24 hours = £15,912)
Annual leave 25 days per year (pro rata for 24 hours = 128 hours) plus pro rata bank holidays
The funeral assistant will need to be quite an all-rounder, i.e. calm, respectful, organised, reliable, technically able and fit and strong. The person we want will need to: