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Assistant Manager - Bereavement Services
Warwick District Council
Permanent Position


Salary £33,799 - £35,934 (grade D, Sp26)

Involves working some weekend and bank-holidays


Bereavement Services are based at Oakley Wood crematorium and natural burial ground; a 21-acre site, located within the tranquil ancient woodland setting midway between the villages of Bishops Tachbrook and Wellesbourne. The service also manages cemeteries in Leamington, Warwick, Kenilworth and Milverton.


We are looking to recruit the Assistant Manager; a key position within the Bereavement Services Management team delivering the high quality, customer focused cremation and burial services. You will need to have considerable bereavement service experience, ability and experience in managing staff and facilitating cremator operators training.


The post holder will be the main point of contact for customers and stakeholders and will manage the day-to-day operation of the bereavement team, cremators and grounds.


In return, we offer a supportive environment in an organisation accredited with IIP, flexible working hours, the opportunity of joining a final salary pension scheme and on-going personal training and development.


Warwick District Council believe in valuing diversity, we recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce and are committed to equal opportunities.  This means we welcome and encourage applications regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, or disability and from every sector within the community.


If you would like to know more about this position please contact, Pam Chilvers, Bereavement Services Development Manager on 01926 651418.


Closing date for applications is Sunday 7thJuly 2019, interviews will be held 17th and 18thJuly.


For more information and application forms, please go to the website.