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Crematorium Technician x 3

Vacancy Summary
Adur & Worthing Councils
£21,074 - £23,111 per annum pro-rata
Worthing Crematorium
Working Pattern:
Evenings/Part Time/Weekends
6 or 20 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
06/01/2019 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description

Crematorium Technician (three part time positions available)

Salary: £21,074 to £23,111 per annum pro-rata

Grade: Grade 4

Hours per week: Variable, depends on position (see below)

  • Evening position and relief cover (x 1 position) 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday 6pm to 10pm. Relief cover as and when needed to cover holiday and sickness (7am to 10pm Monday to Friday and 7am to 1pm Saturday)
  • Weekend and relief cover (x 2 positions) 6 hours per alternate Saturday. Relief cover as and when needed to cover holiday and sickness (7am to 10pm Monday to Friday and 7am to 1pm Saturday)

Place of work: Worthing Crematorium

Contract: Permanent

Closing date: 17th December 2018

We are looking to expand our service to help us continue to provide a high quality Bereavement Service that meets the needs of the bereaved in our communities.  As such we are seeking someone who can juggle the demands of this varied, interesting and important role.

You will be working with the bereaved, funeral directors, ministers, service officiants and other stakeholders. You will work as part of a team ensuring cremations are carried out with the dignity, respect and in accordance with statutory and local requirements.

You will need to have a good eye for detail, good organisational skills and be able to prioritise and manage your workload.  You will be highly skilled at working in a sensitive environment, a good team player, reliable and able to communicate effectively, sensitively and sympathetically with the bereaved, visitors, funeral directors and other stakeholders.

You will be expected to hold the appropriate qualification in the safe operation of cremating equipment, to conduct chapel attending duties at funerals and have experience in delivering high quality front line services.

Your professional development is important to us. You will have a personal development plan and you will be expected to attend service specific training.

You will be expected to work hours determined by the service requirements, within a shift rota system which may include weekend working.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Kate Greening, Bereavement Services Manager on 01903 872678.

Equal Opportunities
Adur and Worthing councils have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Adur District and Worthing Borough Councils are equal opportunities employers and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Childcare subsidy is payable in appropriate cases. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the Adur District and Worthing Borough Council Service’s area as required.

Additional Information
As part of Adur & Worthing Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.
How to apply
In order to apply for this vacancy please use the Apply Online link below. No CVs or agency applications accepted.
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