Full time Funeral Director


Funeral Director

£31.5K – Full time

Please download the application form from here

Award winning funeral directors, Peace Funerals, Peace Funerals are recruiting for a Funeral Director, to join their growing team. The post will be based across both of our branches (South Sheffield and North Sheffield branches). Must have excellent people, phone, IT (Microsoft Office) and admin skills, and be smart in appearance. Experience in funeral sector not required but maturity and sensitivity are. Must be capable of working calmly in a busy office. Full time - 40 hours per week (Mon - Fri)

Duties include:

• Meeting with families to take funeral arrangements
• Working, often with families, and other staff, on putting the family’s wishes into action (This can involve the use of problem solving skills.)
• Taking the lead role on the day of the funeral (Peace Funerals has a strong belief that the Funeral Director making the funeral arrangements should also attend and oversee the smooth running of the funeral on the day).
• Assisting with the design, preparation, and production of Orders of Service booklets
• Taking part in the out of hours duty rota (One week out of every Seven)
• Collection from places of decease (in and out of hours)
• Preparation and washing and dressing of the deceased
• Coffin preparation
• Preparing chapel(s) of rest for visits, including wheeling coffins through from the cold store and back afterwards
• Answering telephone enquiries
• Responding to written enquiries
• Receiving callers, including families coming to view
• Maintaining the supply of Peace Funerals literature and office stationery
• Assistance with marketing activities
• Other administrative tasks
• Assistance with cleaning duties

Closing date – Friday 19th January 2024.

The Application process

Please download the application form from here

The application form needs to be printed off, completed by hand, and then scanned (or photographed) and sent as a PDF attachment to [email protected].

If you do not have a printer, send an email to [email protected] asking us to post out an application form.

Late applications will not be accepted, nor will applications where a candidate has just submitted a cv rather than the completed the application form.

We will notify applicants who have been shortlisted by Friday 26th January 2024.

As we anticipate a large number of applicants, we are afraid that we will not be able to handle individual enquiries about the post, but you are advised to refer to our websites www.peacefunerals.co.uk & www.peacenaturalburials.co.uk to learn more about our company and our approach.

The closing date for applications is Friday 19th January 2024 at 1pm.

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