Bereavement Services Operative  

Job: Bereavement Services Operative   

Salary: Grade 5 (£20,443 to £22,129 FTE)  

Base: Crewe Cemetery, Crewe 

Shift Pattern: 37 hours a week 

Contract Duration: Permanent 

Do you have experience in grounds maintenance and operating a range of vehicles and plant equipment and a full clean driving licence? Can you show empathy and understanding? Is providing high levels of customer service important to you?

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), maintenance operations, cleansing, general upkeep of the cemeteries and crematorium grounds.  In addition, you will also work in the crematorium itself acting as a chapel attendant as well as overseeing the cremation process following the completion of the necessary training.

Please note a Full UK Driving License is required for this role.

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

Once you have become competent as a Bereavement Services Operative you will 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 on 07971 196404.

To apply please email: to request an application form.