Bereavement Services Operative - Crewe

  • Job:                                  Bereavement Services Operative  
  • Salary:                              Grade 4 (£23,500 - £23,893 FTE) 
  • Base:                                Crewe Cemetery, Crewe
  • Shift Pattern:                    37 hours a week
  • Contract Duration:           Permanent  

Is providing high levels of customer service important to you?  Can you show empathy and understanding and demonstrate good communication skills?

If you can answer yes to the above questions, you may be the person for us.

Orbitas Bereavement Services is a wholly owned Company of Cheshire East Council and has responsibility for managing the Council’s 10 cemeteries and two crematoria.

As a Bereavement Services Operative you will play an important role to provide bereavement services to the community of East Cheshire.  You will be responsible for undertaking the preparation of graves (via mechanical or manual methods) and will be involved in a variety of horticultural and grounds maintenance activities always in compliance with current Health and Safety legislation, other relevant regulations and codes of practice.

Previous experience in a similar role would be an advantage however all relevant training will be provided to the successful applicant.

A Full UK Driving License is required for this role and experience of towing a trailer would be advantageous.

In return you will enjoy the benefits of a competitive salary, a career average pension scheme, health cash plan and salary sacrifice schemes.

Once you have become competent as a Bereavement Services Operative you could also be given the opportunity to undertake further training to develop your skills and career opportunities.

For more information or an informal chat about the position please contact: Sarah Worthington 07971 196404

To apply please email: to request an application form.

Please note Orbitas operates a Drug and Alcohol testing policy and procedure and all new entrants to the Company will be tested within their first six months of employment. For further information please contact:

Closing date: 24 June 2024