Bereavement Services Manager

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 09/12/2019 12:00
Grade 9 (SCP 37-41) £39,782 - £43,662
Job Category:
Executive / Managerial
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Employment Location:
Sunderland City Council
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Closing date:
9 Dec
Further Information

We are looking to transform bereavement services in Sunderland and as part of this we intend to build a new crematorium in the near future.

As such we are seeking to recruit an experienced Bereavement Services Manager who will lead on the development of the proposed new crematorium for the city and the delivery of a caring, professional and high-quality service.

You will be responsible for the management of Sunderland Crematorium, ten cemeteries and bereavement and grounds maintenance staff working within them.

We are looking for someone with a proven track record of achievement as a senior manager. If you have delivered outcomes through leading, motivating, managing and empowering teams, have established a strong performance culture including effective performance measures, and the evaluation of service quality and improving service delivery we would like to hear from you.

You should hold an Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management (ICCM) Certificate in Cemetery Management, Crematorium Management or Office Management and hold the full ICCM Diploma in Cemetery and Crematoria Management, as well as be able to gain membership of the ICCM.

For an informal discussion, please contact Ian Richardson on 0191 561 4672.

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact the Org Man & Resourcing Team by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed or via the email or contact details on your paper application as applicable. Please remember to check your junk mail items. You will also be required to complete a basic on-line assessment as part of the process.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us within six weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted.

Closing date noon 9th December 2019.

Interviews will be held on 9th January 2020.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.