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  • £24,316.55 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Monday to Friday


Brentwood CM15


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  • Company pension
  • Employee discount

Full job description

At Dignity, we work in a unique industry helping people through difficult times and always with compassion, respect, openness, and care. We ensure we set the highest standards within our industry and are proud to say we are one of the major providers of funeral services in the UK.

Every day we want to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations. We aim to do this by delivering excellent client service through the continued dedication of our people and by serving our customers with expertise, compassion, and commitment.

We are currently recruiting for a Chapel Attendant to join our dedicated team at Bentley Crematorium, Brentwood.

This is a full time permanent position working 38.33 hours per week, Monday – Friday 09:00am – 17:00pm.

Interested in finding out more?…

As a Chapel Attendant, your priority will be to maintain a high-quality environment, giving all visitors as sense of tranquillity, a place to pay their respects and remember loved ones

  • Liaising with Funeral Directors and Ministers ensuring specific requests are carried out to meet the family’s requirements including consideration of varying religious requirements.
  • Take responsibility for the preparation of the chapel before and after each service and ensure the appropriate location of floral tributes.
  • Ensuring music and webcasts are checked at the beginning of each day and operating the in-house music system during services (training will be given).
  • Conduct witnessed interments and scattering of cremated remains.
  • Keeping stock records of poly urns and assisting in the keeping of other records by computer.

What do we look for?

  • Presentable at all times and acting with professional conduct and showing empathy.
  • Committed to providing excellent client service at all times.
  • Is comfortable with manual handling tasks.
  • Excellent attention to detail is essential.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Have the willingness to be multi-skilled in different areas of the business.

What we offer

  • Annual Salary of £24,316.55
  • Accruing 22-25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Life Assurance X2 Salary.
  • Company discounts.
  • Access to our apprentice and employee development schemes.

What are the next steps?

If you are interested in learning more about Dignity Plc, please feel free to visit our website at https://www.dignityfunerals.co.uk/crematoria-and-cemeteries/.

Alternatively, to be considered for this role, please submit your application via the ‘apply’ button, where a member of our team will review your application. Dignity Plc retains the right to close this vacancy early without prior notification, so it is advisable to complete your application at the earliest opportunity.

Please note that this role is subject to meeting regulatory requirements. As an FCA-regulated organisation, we are committed to adopting the highest standards and we do this by employing individuals with the appropriate skills, experience and integrity to protect both the company and our clients. If you are considered for a role, you will be providing your permission for us to conduct the relevant checks and assessments that will be carried out during the recruitment and onboarding process. The nature of the checks will depend on whether the role is subject to the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR).

Please note in accordance with our pre-employment checks, all roles will require a criminal record check and further enhanced checks may apply. Certain roles will be subject to ongoing checks in line with the Group SMCR Framework (Fit & Proper Policy). Further details will be explained to you throughout the recruitment process.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Our Vision is to connect with our clients, colleagues, company and communities based on our principles whilst celebrating our differences.

We aim to empower leaders and colleagues to seek out and understand new voices and perspectives; to be vocal about inequity and exclusion, and take decisive, informed and bold action to promote inclusion and belonging.

Any unsolicited submissions from agencies will be accepted as a direct application from the candidate and no fees will be payable.




To apply for this job please visit dignity.kallidusrecruit.com.

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