FULL TIME – FUNERAL DIRECTOR – Glasgow Area
Basic Salary: £20565.00 before overtime & commissions
*Payrise of 5% to basic salary commencing 1st December 2022*
Anderson Maguire, the Independent Family Funeral Directors is one of Scotland’s leading funeral companies. The winners of many awards and public accolades, we pride ourselves on the consistently high level of compassionate care we offer to the increasing number of bereaved families who seek our assistance in their time of need. We place great emphasis on personal and bespoke service. Meeting the needs and exceeding the expectations of our discerning families requires a high level of dedication and caring professionalism from our people.
The on-going development and growth of our company means that we must now seek to recruit a Funeral Director, to manage the delivery of quality funerals to our clients and assist in our day to day operations.
Due to the nature of the job, as part of your role you may be required to work additional hours over and above your normal working week, to assist the needs of the business. This includes placement on the out of hours, on-call service, on a one in four-week rotation.
Successful applicants will preferably reside within the Glasgow area, be well known and involved within their local community.
ROLE PROFILE & JOB PURPOSE
As a Funeral Director within Anderson Maguire, you will be involved in variety of day to-day activities across the business, with your main responsibility directing funerals each day, delivering a first-class service to the bereaved.
Your ability to develop and cultivate relationships with clients, organisations and affinity partners will be of paramount importance. Outstanding communication skills, efficient time management and an expert in attention to detail are essential criteria.
Funeral Directors are engaged daily to conduct funerals, carry out preparation and the collection of clients loved ones into our care, ensuring the highest standards of service excellence and respect for our clients loved ones in accordance with the companies’ policies and procedures.
On occasion, funeral directors will be employed within our funeral homes to assist colleagues and clients in the arrangement of funerals and other administrative duties connected with the business.
Operating as part of the on-call team, you will be expected to be able to handle telephone enquiries, assist clients in their time of need and manage operational aspects as the duty funeral director on call.
Required Experience & Qualifications
- 2 Years’ experience of working as a funeral director is required.
- Experience of operating as part of an on-call funeral service is required.
- Standard grades or equivalent in English and Maths/Arithmetic.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Outlook and Excel.
Essential Criteria & Required Skills
- Full UK Driving license
- Excellent English and spelling is essential in this role.
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
- Client focused with a caring manner and nature.
- Immaculate attention to detail and drive to ensure faultless client care.
- Excellent team work and people skills.
- Outstanding organisational skills, the ability to work to tight deadlines and cope under pressure.
- Very smart appearance.
We offer a competitive salary of £20565.00 basic, with access to overtime, commissions, a generous holiday allowance and employee benefits including pension contributions and profit share scheme.
Job Type: Full-time
- Company pension
- Employee discount
- Profit sharing
- Sick pay
- 8-hour shift
- Weekend availability
- Funeral Directing: 2 years (required)
- Driving Licence (required)
Please send your CV with covering letter to [email protected]