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Embalmer - Part Time
£15.84 per hour plus benefits
12 Hours per week 

We’re looking for an embalmer to join our team at Co-op Funeralcare and Life Planning, where you’ll be entrusted to care for our clients’ loved ones in a highly technical and clinically focused role. If you have the skills and experience we need, we can offer you a fantastic opportunity to develop your career with a business that puts people, care, and wellbeing at the heart of its strategy.

In this role, we’ll look to you to treat the deceased with the respect they deserve; taking the time to care about maintaining their individuality for those closest to them. You’ll be part of one big team, committed to delivering outstanding service to our clients every time.

What you’ll do:

• provide an empathic and personal service to clients from all backgrounds and religions
• prepare the deceased and carry out practical physical assessments on a daily basis
• support colleagues to understand the benefits of embalming to the deceased
• maintain high standards, detail and accuracy in everything you do
• play an active role within the community, building strong relationships with people and acting as a trusted and well-respected ambassador for Co-op

This role would suit someone who has:

• a BIE qualification
• a practical can-do attitude and flexible approach
• a caring nature and emotional maturity
• the ability to think on your feet and expertly prioritise your work
• an appreciation that you only get one chance to deliver a perfect final tribute

Why Co-op?

As a Funeralcare colleague, you’ll get a fantastic benefits package including;

• 23 days holidays (pro rata, rising with service)
• a pension with up to 10% employer contributions
• access to wellbeing support and other benefits
• discounts on Co-op products and services
• exclusive discounts and offers on hundreds of products and services from a huge range of retailers

You’ll also get the opportunity to develop your skills by taking on an apprenticeship as part of your role. Click on the content links below to find out more information about our apprenticeships and what it could mean for you.

Building an inclusive workplace

We’re actively building diverse teams and welcome applications from everyone. But simply having a diverse workforce is not enough. We want to create an inclusive environment, where everyone can contribute their best work and develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and recognise the importance of our teams reflecting the communities they serve.

We can make reasonable adjustments to our interview process according to your needs. You can find out more about our people policies at

As part of your application you’ll need to complete an online assessment. It will take you around 12 minutes to complete this test.


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