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  • Job ID: 1001964

  • Salary: 10.35

  • Hours per Week: 38.5

  • Closing date: 24-05-2022

£20,720.70 (with the unsocial hours premium) plus benefits 
Hook, Hampshire
38.5 hours
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*you’ll need a full manual UK driver’s licence for this role*
We’re looking for people to join the Co-op Funeralcare team as night ambulance crew. You don’t need experience to do this job, just a genuine desire to help people at the time they need it most. To help you learn the skills you need to help support families in our care, we’ll support you with training along the way. We’ll also offer you a competitive salary, an excellent pension, and discounts on a range of Co-op products and services.
As a part of a specialist night ambulance service, you’ll carry out the collection and transportation of the deceased coming into our care during night hours. This allows us to have a 24-7 operation, supporting our clients whatever time they need us. You’ll be working on a regular shift pattern, with shifts starting at 8pm and ending at 8am. 
What you’ll do:
• collect the deceased during the night from a range of locations and scenarios, in a professional, empathetic and dignified manner 
• carry out support activities whilst at the funeral home, including the care and preparation of the deceased 
• work closely with the wider team to make sure there’s a clear hand-over for day time colleagues 
• update and maintain records, on both written and digital platforms, in line with processes and regulation 
• report into the care logistics manager, carrying out any requests as instructed
This role would suit people who have:
• the flexibility to work only night shifts 
• a full UK manual driving licence 
• the ability to act promptly but in a measured and considered way
• the ability take instructions and follow them to the letter, with a high attention to detail
• a calm approach in sometimes distressing situations and the ability to think on your feet
• no problems manually lifting and no specific health reasons to stop you doing so
Why Co-op?
As a Funeralcare colleague, you’ll get a fantastic benefits package including:
• the opportunity to develop your skills by taking on an apprenticeship (only for candidates without previous experience within the funeral industry)
• 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 from a huge range of retailers
Building an inclusive work environment
We’re actively building diverse teams and we welcome applications from everyone. But just having a diverse workforce is not enough. We want to create an inclusive environment, where everyone can give their best and develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and we know it’s important our teams represent 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.
If you’re successful in your application, we’ll perform some background checks as part of our pre-employment screening process. These will include checks of your social media accounts and activity on platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
From 11th November 2021, it will be a legal requirement for any Funeralcare colleagues entering a care or nursing home in England to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (unless an exemption applies). This will apply to all Funeral Service Crew, Funeral Director and Night Ambulance Crew colleagues who’s place of work is in England. Colleagues will be required to show proof of their vaccination status before they can start working with us.

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