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Bereavement Services Team Leader

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/07/2021 23:59
Grade 6 (SCP 22-25) £27,041 - £29,577
Hours per week:
37, including weekend working
Job Category:
Environmental Services / Waste / Recycling/ Parks
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Sunderland Crematorium
Number of posts:

Job details 

Closing date:
25 Jul

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

We are looking for a passionate leader to support delivery of the council’s memorial safety testing programme and grave digging operations within the 10 cemeteries in the City of Sunderland.

You will be responsible for the day to day organisation of grave preparation across 10 cemeteries and coordinating the work of the burial teams. In addition, you will be responsible for the development and administration of the Councils Memorial Safety Testing programme, assessing and testing all memorials according to a risk based programme which you will assist in the development of.

The post holder will also support the delivery of cemetery improvement plans and will supervise all works within each cemetery by Bereavement Services teams or contracted services.

The successful candidate will be self motived, organised and driven, with a methodical approach to delivery of services and attention to detail to lead the team in ensuring all services are compliant, safe and professional.

For an informal discussion please contact Mark Shanks on 0191 561 8131

As part of the process you will be required to complete a short online assessment.

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact Operational HR Services by email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk

Please note that CVs 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 online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

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