Bereavement Services Assistant

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Southwark Council
Social Care
£25,000 to £32,000 Per Annum
London Bridge
Job Type
Date Posted
10th July 2018

Job Description

About Us
We are one of London’s most diverse, vibrant and exiting Boroughs with a significant regeneration underway which is transforming Southwark. The Council is committed through its 'Fairer Future Promises' for residents to significant investment of over £20m across its parks and leisure facilities. We have a ground breaking free swim and gym offer for all our residents, award winning parks and open spaces with 25 Green Flags and a commitment to secure more, a comprehensive programme of new facility development and infrastructure projects in our parks. Our Cemeteries and Crematoria are also undergoing an important transformation with significant investment and focus. All of these areas are key contributors to the wider social regeneration of the Borough and we want highly motivated, enthusiastic, and committed people to help us deliver in these key roles.

The role
This is your chance to come and join our bold, creative and successful Parks and Leisure Team. We want you to bring your experience and track record of achievement and be part of Southwark’s commitment to improve the health and wellbeing or all its residents.

You will bring experience across one or more of these areas, have a strong track record of achievement, be a collaborative team player and keen to play your part to shape and deliver the future of these services:

• Experience of dealing sensitively and efficiently with queries, service requests or complaints from the bereaved, funeral directors, clergy, stonemasons, contractors, internal/external staff and the public.
• Experience of providing administrative and business support in busy public facing sensitive environment, including providing reception duties, greeting member of public, record keeping, ability to arrange meeting and take minutes.
• Knowledge of keep financial records, preparing reports, paying invoices, ordering stationary, material, equipment and other supplier.
• Excellent communication skills and ability to engage the relatives of the bereaved.

For an informal discussion please contact Margi Singh, Assistant Bereavement Services Development Manager on 020 7525 4307.

Please click on the Vacancy Information document for further details about this role and information on what to include in your application.

Additional details
16 hours a week – work pattern depends on the service requirement

Salary range: £25,947 - £31,764 p.a. pro rata 

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