Chapel Attendant

Job:                              Chapel Attendant  

Salary:                         Grade 3 (£17,711 – £18,426 FTE) 

Base:                           Macclesfield Crematorium, Macclesfield

Shift Pattern:              25 hours a week (core hours 11.00am to 4.00pm)

Contract Duration:     Permanent 

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

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 eleven cemeteries and two crematoria.

As a Chapel Attendant you will play an important role in the provision of bereavement services to the community of East Cheshire. Your responsibilities will include preparing for and overseeing funeral services, cleaning and general upkeep of the crematorium building and immediate surroundings and helping visitors to the crematorium. The ability to work additional hours when required would be highly desirable.

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

Once you have become competent as a Chapel Attendant you will also be given the opportunity to undertake further training to open up more career opportunities and increase your pay.

To request an application form, please email

  • Closing date: 11th October 2019
  • Interviews to be held: 18th October 2019