Crematorium Assistant

Northwich, Cheshire

Salary: Competitive

20 Hours per week

Position: Crematorium Assistant

Salary: Competitive

Hours: 20 hours per week, 5 hours per day on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

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

We are looking for a hands on, highly motivated Crematorium Assistant capable of delivering outstanding customer service to join our dedicated team.

You will be responsible for office administration for the site, liaising with Funeral Directors and members of the clergy. The role also involves many other aspects of site operations; including operation of the cremators, liaising with Funeral Directors and members of the clergy, maintaining the memorial gardens and overseeing services in the chapel. 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:

  • A caring and sympathetic nature to deal with the bereaved at a sensitive time.
  • Experience of operating machinery and gardening.
  • 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.
  • Experience in Sales

Please attach a covering letter to your application, explaining why you wish to work in the bereavement sector and how your experience relates to this role. Applications without covering letters will not be considered.

Please visit to submit your CV. 

Closing Date: Thursday, 14 November 2019