At Dignity, we work in a unique industry helping people through difficult times and always with compassion, respect, openness, and care. We ensure we set the highest standards within our industry and are proud to say we are one of the major providers of funeral services in the UK.

Every day we want to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations. We aim to do this by delivering excellent client service through the continued dedication of our people and by serving our customers with expertise, compassion, and commitment.

We are currently recruiting for a dedicated and passionate individual to join out team of Funeral professionals as a Casual Driver / Funeral Bearer at WM R Mair Funeral Directors, Buckie. As a Casual Driver / Funeral Bearer, you will be at the very heart and focal point of our business, persistently delivering high levels of client services to the deceased and their families. 

This is a casual position offering the flexibility to work around current work/life commitments.

The successful candidate will be required to join our on call rota, working out of hours through the night and over the weekend. 

What do you get?

  • £10.94 per hour
  • Flexible working hours to fit around your current work/ personal commitments.
  • Full training provided 
  • Full uniform provided.

What Will I Be Doing as A Casual Driver / Funeral Bearer? 

  • Preparing and ensuring the cleanliness of vehicles 
  • Aid with bringing the deceased into our care 
  • Being part of the funeral service by bearing the coffin and driving company vehicles 
  • Assisting the Funeral Director with pre-funeral checks including route planning and address checking.   

What Do I Need?

  • A full UK driving licence 
  • Good level of physical fitness, as this role will involve heavy lifting duties 
  • The necessary documentation for a basic DBS, reference & driving license check. 
  • Pride in your appearance, ensuring you are always professional 
  • A caring and empathetic nature 
  • The determination to deliver excellent client services

If you are interested in learning more about Dignity Plc, please feel free to visit our website at https://www.dignityfunerals.co.uk. Alternatively, to be considered for this role, please submit your application via the ‘apply’ button, where a member of our resourcing team will review your application.

Please note that this role is subject to meeting regulatory requirements. As an FCA-regulated organisation, we are committed to adopting the highest standards and we do this by employing individuals with the appropriate skills, experience, and integrity to protect both the company and our clients. If you are considered for a role, you will be providing your permission for us to conduct the relevant checks and assessments that will be carried out during the recruitment and onboarding process. The nature of the checks will depend on whether the role is subject to the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR). 

Please note in accordance with our pre-employment checks, all roles will require a criminal record check and further enhanced checks may apply.

Certain roles will be subject to ongoing checks in line with the Group SMCR Framework (Fit & Proper Policy).  Further details will be explained to you throughout the recruitment process. 

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Statement

Our Vision is to connect with our clients, colleagues, company, and communities based on our principles whilst celebrating our differences.

We aim to empower leaders and colleagues to seek out and understand new voices and perspectives; to be vocal about inequity and exclusion, and to take decisive, informed, and bold action to promote inclusion and belonging.

Any unsolicited submissions from agencies will be accepted as a direct application from the candidate and no fees will be payable. 

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

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