Cemetery Operations Assistant Manager

New Southgate Crematorium and Cemetery

Salary: Competitive

40 Hours per week

Who are we?


Westerleigh Group is the leading developer and operator of crematoria and cemeteries in the UK caring for over 40,000 funerals a year and we have a unique and interesting opportunity at one of our facilities.

We have proven expertise and have established a reputation for creating beautifully landscaped, high quality and peaceful facilities with service to the bereaved at their heart.

Our core objective is to deliver the highest possible standards of care. Westerleigh Group truly appreciates the social, environmental and financial benefits of providing professionally managed facilities in this highly specialist field.


The Position


The role of a Cemetery Operations Assistant Manager is varied, busy and challenging where under the guidance of the Site Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring that the site delivers the highest levels of cremating, in conjunction with the grounds team ensuring consistently high quality grounds and being heavily involved in the development of approved existing areas of the cemetery through re-use as well as managing an ongoing project of identifying new areas for re-use. 

You will play a major role in the hands on day to day operation of the cemetery, reflecting our values and creating a culture and environment focused on standards and putting families first.    As such we are seeking a highly flexible, well-motivated self-starter who possesses excellent communication skills and a commitment to providing the highest level of service to the bereaved.


The Person


The ideal candidate will have:


  • Experience of managing cemeteries.
  • Experience of groundsworks.
  • A flexible approach to team working hours.
  • A good standard of education including a sound knowledge of Mathematics and English.
  • A flexible and approachable attitude to the needs of the public.
  • An ability to work within a team to ensure that high standards of care are achieved.
  • A desire to learn and develop.



Please bear in mind that our closing dates are used as a guide for when the application window is expected to close. We reserve the right to close the application window sooner than the date displayed if we can. We therefore recommend that you get your application in straight away and don’t miss the opportunity to join us.  

Please visit www.indeed.co.uk to submit your CV. 

Closing Date: Friday, 19 July 2019