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Careers

The funeral industry can be very rewarding, the feeling of being able to help someone at one of the lowest time in their life is must be our first priority. Fosters only employ people with compassion, understanding and high attention to detail. All positions which are currently available will be shown below. We would be happy to receive your cv’s which will be filed and when any positions become available we shall contact you to arrange an interview. All enquiries must be submitted through this web page.

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Available Positions

Trainee Embalmer

Glasgow

Job Description:
Working within our newly fitted embalming suite and alongside our BIE trained embalmer, you will be assisting with the care of deceased. You will have an empathy for your fellow human beings along with a passion for detail, knowing that you have one chance to let families see their loved ones again.

Responsibilities and Duties:
Completing all necessary documentation required by law to fulfill your duties.
Ensuring all relevant details and family wishes are carried out.
Help prepare and dress families loved ones.
Ensure the mortuary areas are kept clean and tidy at all times.
Administer first office.

Personal Attributes:
• Good Communication Skill.
• Organised.
• Professional Attitude.
• Physically Fit.

Hours of work:
8am to 5pm
Monday to Friday

Salary:
£NEG

Apply below.

Private Ambulance Driver

Glasgow

Fosters Funeral Directors is a family run Independent Funeral Directors.

We are currently looking for an experienced driver to drive our Private Ambulance.

This role is crucial to the smooth running of our parlour.

Your role includes facilitating removals from hospital mortuaries, care homes and private residences with the utmost dignity and care for the deceased.

Also included in this role is;

• Paperwork in relation to removals.
• Attention to detail.
• Speaking with families who are recently bereaved.
• Communicating with mortuary staff/funeral directors.
• Driving to various areas to complete the jobs required.
• Maintaining and replenishing the ambulance.

This vacancy requires the following attributes;

• Good time management and driving skills.
• Empathy for the deceased.
• Good manual handling skill.
• Attention to detail.
• Good communication skills.
• Smart appearance at all times.

Apply below.

Chauffeur Driver / Funeral Operations Assistants

Glasgow

Fosters Funeral Directors is an Independently Family run Funeral Directors.

We are based in Rutherglen and provide funeral services throughout central Scotland and beyond.

We are currently looking to recruit 2 x Chauffeurs/Funeral Operations Assistants.

This role is crucial to the smooth running of our parlours and you would be a valuable part of our team.

Along with driving our hearses and limousines for our families you would also be helping with;
• Keeping our fleet clean and tidy.
• Helping with pre-funeral preparation.
• Helping in the workshop.
• Any other jobs that help the parlour run smoothly.

If you think you have a ‘can do’ attitude, compassion for your fellow human beings and a sense that working in a team you can achieve anything that is asked of you, then please get in touch with us.

Hours of work which are part/full time, can be discussed at an interview along with remuneration.

Apply below.

Graphic Designer

Glasgow

We are looking for a graphic designer to join our company.

This opportunity requires graphic design skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to produce quality work at speed.

You will be operating as part of a team committed to meeting the needs of families at a very difficult time.

Your work will need to align our print and social media platforms.

You will design graphics that highlight the brand story and increase consumer awareness and engagement.

You will also work alongside families who require order of service booklets for their loved ones funerals.

A successful candidate will have direct contact with our families to insure their wishes are carried out.

For this position, you must be hands-on and have demonstrable graphic design experience, be energized by working with a team of funeral arrangers and funeral directors.

Apply below.

Funeral Arranger

Glasgow

Job description:
Glasgow based funeral directors is seeking to appoint an experienced, full-time funeral arranger required to work in our forward-thinking funeral directors. The successful applicant will join a well-motivated and committed team of professionals.

Key duties will include arranging funerals to suit the needs of the bereaved.

Candidate Requirements:
Applicant must be hard working, presentable, empathetic, organised and be able to prioritise work under pressure.

Computer literacy essential.

Rate:
£16k – £20k based on experience and qualifications.

Apply below.

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