Co Op Jobs Near Me in Newport NP11 – Funeral Director

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Funeral Director
£31,373.16 per annum plus benefits
45.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday 08:00am – 20:00pm
No experience needed.
We’re looking for an empathetic and commercially minded person to join the Co-op Funeralcare team.
You don’t need industry experience. If you have great people skills, and a real commercial focus, you could be perfect for this role.
At Co-op Funeralcare, we’ve provide a caring and compassionate service when families need it most. As a funeral director, you’ll be right at the heart of that service. You’ll balance your time between managerial and business tasks, and building strong, trusting relationships with clients.
At the Co-op, you’ll be part of something meaningful. Join us today.
What you’ll do:
  • make sure client needs, service levels and KPIs are met
  • be clients’ main point of contact; supporting and guiding with the help of the wider team
  • support funerals – conducting the ceremony, leading the team and carrying the deceased when necessary
  • make sure all regulated work, including funeral planning appointments, is referred to a ‘certified colleague’
  • build and maintain relationships with the team, clients and the community
This role would suit people who have:
  • a commercial mind-set and experience in a managerial role
  • a true customer focus and a real passion for delivering a great service
  • the ability to capture intricate detail and make sure it is reflected in the service we deliver
  • compassion, understanding and empathy, and the ability to keep a cool head under pressure
  • a UK manual driving licence
Why Co-op?
You’ll get a fantastic benefits package including:
  • 20% off Co-op branded products in our food stores all year-round
  • 10% off other brands in our food stores all year-round (doubles to 20% on the Friday and Saturday after payday)
  • discounts on other Co-op products and services
  • 23 days holidays (pro rata, rising with service)
  • a pension with up to 10% employer contributions
  • access to our Employee Assistance Programme which offers confidential advice and support on anything you’re struggling with, 24 hours a day
  • access to virtual GP and free eye tests
  • endless career development opportunities including apprenticeships*
  • friendly, supportive team and the knowledge that you make a huge difference to your community
  • access to Wagestream – a money management app that gives you access to a percentage of your pay as you earn it
  • Apprenticeships available to candidates without previous Funeralcare experience
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 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.

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