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  • Job ID: 1032470

  • Salary: £11.77 per hour plus benefits

  • Hours per Week: 20

  • Closing date: 11-12-2023

Funeral Service Crew
£11.77 per hour plus benefits  
Varied shifts Monday to Friday 08:00-20:00 - as part of this role, you’ll also be part of the on-call rota 
Both full time 37.5 hours and part time 20 hours contracts available. We can discuss your preference during your interview. 
We’re looking for a Funeral Service Crew to join the Co-op Funeralcare team. If you have a full UK manual driving licence and the ability to react calmly and compassionately in emotional circumstances, we want to hear from you! The Funeral Service Crew role comes with a competitive salary and benefits package. You can apply for this job on your mobile in a few simple steps – no CV required. 
As Funeral Service Crew it’ll be your job to collect the deceased from a range of locations and scenarios in a professional and empathetic manner. In this role you can expect to: 
  • Bear coffins and drive funeral vehicles 
  • Maintain the cleanliness of equipment and facilities, including vehicles 
  • prepare the deceased in our care for viewings and the funeral 
To apply you must have a full UK manual driving licence. You’ll also need: 
  • A sensitive approach to client service with good attention to detail 
  • The ability to react calmly and compassionately in emotional circumstances 
  • The ability to perform the physical aspects of the role (manual lifting) 
As Funeral Service Crew, you’ll do work that matters. You’ll also get a generous benefits package that includes 30% off Co-op branded products in our food stores, 23 days holiday (pro rata, rising with service) and a pension with up to 10% employer contributions. You’ll also get: 
  • Employee Assistance Programme offering confidential advice and support 24/7, plus access to a virtual GP and free eye tests 
  • Wagestream – an app that gives you access to a percentage of your pay as you earn it 
  • YuLife – an app that rewards your for exercising with discounts and vouchers for all kinds of brands 
At Co-op, we’re proud to do things a different way. As one of the world’s largest co-operatives, owned by millions of members, community is at the heart of what we do. Since our Co-op was founded in 1844, we’ve had a clear social purpose, and everything we do as a business helps to build a fairer world for our members, customers, colleagues, and communities.   
We’re actively building diverse teams and we welcome applications from everyone. We want to build inclusive work environments, where our colleagues have equal opportunities to reach their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and recognise the importance of our teams reflecting the communities they serve.  
If you have a disability, we can make reasonable adjustments to our recruitment process according to your needs. We're also part of the Disability Confident scheme, meaning we'll always offer an interview to disabled candidates who apply through the scheme if they meet the minimum criteria for a job. 
We'll ask whether you’d like to be considered under the Disability Confident scheme when you apply.  
If we invite you to take part in the recruitment process for any of our jobs, we’ll ask you if you need any reasonable adjustments to enable you to participate. 
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You can find out more about the Disability Confident scheme and all our commitments to diversity and inclusion 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. 
If you’re successful in your application, we’ll perform some background checks as part of our pre-employment screening process. These will include a DBS (disclosure and barring service) and adverse media checks, and an occupational health questionnaire (to ensure you are fit to perform the role). We’ll also check your social media activity on platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  
Any offer of employment made will be conditional upon the completion of pre-employment screening checks.