Casual Funeral Support Staff

Hourly rate of pay above the National Living Wage plus unsocial hours’ enhancements

We are looking to recruit Casual Funeral Support Staff to assist our established team.

The role will involve bearing coffins at funerals, day-to-day collection duties which will on occasion require significant moving and handling and taking part in the Out-of-Hours rota as required, including weekend and evening work. A flexible approach to working hours is essential.

Successful candidates will be respectful, mirror the organisation’s values, have exceptional communication skills, and a full driving licence. Previous experience is not required as full training will be provided.

For more information including a job description and to apply please email Julie Lacey, Head of Funeral Services

[email protected]

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and a Standard Disclosure application will be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check previous spent and unspent convictions that are not subject to filtering rules introduced on 29 May 2013.


How to apply

Please click the links below to download a Job Description, Application Pack and Diversity Monitoring Form:

Job Description

Application Pack

Diversity Monitoring Form

Completed application should be returned to either the email address above or by post to Julie Lacey, Head of Funeral Services, 11 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TG. 

Applicants are strongly advised to read the following documents before applying:

Guidelines for Applicants

Employee Handbook