Administration 2023-04-14 12:09:33
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Job Title – Cemeteries Administrator
Temporary – End of June 2023 with potential to extend or temp to perm
Location – based at the Stoke Poges Memorial Gardens, SL2 4NZ
Work Schedule – Mainly office based with occasional travel to the High Wycombe or Penn Road Cemetery
Hours: Monday to Friday – 37 hours per week, 9:00am to 5:30pm
Pay Rate – £11.81 per hour
On behalf of Buckinghamshire Council, Pertemps Recruitment have an opportunity for an empathetic professional to join the Cemeteries Services team at the Stoke Poges Memorial Gardens in Slough as a Cemeteries Administrator. Working alongside the team, you will play a vital role in providing administrative support across six cemeteries and memorial gardens, helping to ensure that the highest standards of care are delivered
“Our cemetery team provides expert services to our local communities, to make sure that every customer receives the best possible service from us at an emotionally charged time. From building relationships with funeral directors and families to coordinating burial services and memorial commemorations, this is a busy and rewarding role, where you'll see the impact of your work in front of you”
About the role
As a Cemeteries Administrator, you will have a number of responsibilities including, but not limited to the following:
Responding to enquiries from customers, families and funeral directors
Taking bookings for burial and interment services and handling memorial sales
Completing legal forms and collecting and recording data on our systems
Overseeing contractors working on our cemeteries sites
Managing payments and invoicing
Processing applications for burial plots and memorials
This is a temporary position until 30 June 2023, though there is potential for this to be extended further or progress to a permanent position. The pay rate is £11.81 per hour, and you will be working full time, 37 hours per week.
You'll be based mainly in the grounds of Stoke Poges Memorial Gardens in Slough (SL2 4NZ) and Wycombe cemeteries but will travel to cemeteries in Chiltern and South Buckinghamshire to meet the needs of our customers
The successful candidate(s) should have:
Variety of administration experience
Hold a full UK driving licence, have access to a vehicle and have driving insurance covering business use
Accurate data input skills
Excellent Customer Service skills
Whilst this is administrative role, we do spend some of our time in the grounds/cemeteries looking for graves, attending burials, meeting families to choose plots, removing pots/flowers from graves so the person must like being outdoors (whatever the weather).
About us and our Client
As a flexible employee of Pertemps Recruitment Partnership Ltd, you will be joining a Company that holds the distinction of being one of the largest and most successful independent recruitment agencies in the country. Our pioneering spirit and ability to tap into the uniqueness of each individual's talents has enabled us to open doors for our employees, our clients and our applicants too. Our philosophies and rewards are built very much on mutual trust and respect within the style of a partnership in which we hope you will feel both fulfilled and valued as a person.
Buckinghamshire Council are a leading Authority with offices in Aylesbury, Amersham and High Wycombe, whose values represent exactly what they are – Proud, Ambitious, Collaborative and Trustworthy. By joining Buckinghamshire Council, you can expect:
– A fair and inclusive culture
– The chance to really make a difference to your local community and those around you
– Health and well-being initiatives including Mental Health First Aiders and mindfulness workshops
– Ongoing support, and the opportunity to develop and progress in your career
– Opportunities to take part in fun activities such as fundraising and social events
We are looking for someone able to start as soon as possible. Interviews will be held in person at the Stoke Poges Memorial Gardens
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We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so please be advised to submit your application as early as possible