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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.

Vacancies will be displayed on this page when they become available. There are no current vacancies but we would be happy to receive your CV 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

Funeral Director / Embalmer

Ayrshire

Salary – £Dependent on Experience

Job Overview

Fosters Funeral Directors is currently looking for an experienced individual to join as a Funeral Director / Embalmer, this role will have a number of responsibilities and duties.

The Funeral Director aspect of the role will include conducting funeral services in various locations, caring for families needs at a time of great distress. Taking care of the small details, and the big ones. Caring for our fellow human beings is a great privilege and providing them with the life celebration they deserve will come as second nature to you.

The Embalmer aspect will be the importance of care of the deceased.  The trust put in you is expressed in the way you deal with your fellow human beings. It is a great privilege to help our families loved ones at this time, providing them with the service they deserve will come as second nature to you.

 

Responsibilities and Duties

Funeral Director Role

Conduct and organise Funeral services in various Crematoria and Burial Grounds

Checking all details are correct, timings and third party services

Be On-call if required

Support the operational team if required by helping with removals, mortuary work etc

Involve yourself in community affairs, building strong relationships with groups/churches within the area

Take part in training and development of new colleagues

Work with the Branch manager to ensure all family feedback, good or bad, is dealt with in a timely manner and all shortfalls are remedied effectively

Work effectively towards any targets set by the Branch Manager

Ensure all Standard Operating Procedures are adhered to, making any recommendations for improvement

 

Embalmer Role

Complete all necessary paperwork involved in the running of the mortuary correctly and efficiently

Embalm and dress deceased in line with families wishes, ensuring all deceased leaving your mortuary are leaving in a dignified way

Check all details large and small to ensure all details are correct on the day of viewing and the day of the funeral

Ensure all Standard Operating Procedures are are adhered to, making any recommendations for improvement

 

What you will add to Fosters Funeral Directors

  • You will have a practical nature, hands on, can do attitude to issues that arise with the mortuary and heavy lifting support will be asked of you on occasions
  • Empathy for your fellow humans is a must, with a professional attitude at all times
  • Physical fitness is a must for your job
  • A willingness to get things right first time and a ‘one and only chance’ attitude to all life celebrations that you conduct
  • A professional attitude is a must at all times along with a BIE certificate of your training and professional attributes

 

Educational

  • British Institute of Embalming qualification
  • Higher Level or above

 

Experience

  • Funeral Director – 1 year and above
  • Embalmer – 2 years and above
  • Full UK Driving License required

 

How to Apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter to chloejordan@scottishfunerals.com

Funeral Arranger – Full-time, Various

Various Locations

Salary – £16k-£23k Dependent on Experience.

Job Overview

Fosters Funeral Directors are looking for an experienced full-time Funeral Arranger to join our rapidly expanding team.

We are currently opening parlours across Scotland and looking to fill vacancies at various locations in:

  • Greenock
  • Stirling
  • Clydebank
  • Cumbernauld

Our company ethos is to be Personal, Professional and Passionate.

We help families in their time of need with low-cost funeral services and outstanding customer service to match.

Your Funeral Arranging expertise along with a caring, helpful and ‘can do’ attitude will help us to continue to build relationships with families that will last for years to come.

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Funeral arranging
  • Arranging Funeral Plans
  • Managing Viewings High proficiency in Microsoft Publisher, Word and Excel

 

Experience and Personal Characteristics

This position is within a high volume, busy environment, you will be helping many families on a weekly basis. An ability to be efficient, calm and methodical is a must, a high level of computer literacy is also required.

You must be flexible and be able to work in any of our parlours on request.

This position is Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

 

How to Apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter to chloejordan@scottishfunerals.com

Valeter

Rutherglen, Glasgow

Salary – £Dependent on Experience

Job Overview

We are currently looking for an experienced Valeter for our busy branch in Rutherglen, close to the city centre of Glasgow.

You will make sure our fleet of cars are in tip top condition for each and every funeral.

All applicants must have experience preferably with experience in all aspects of valeting.

A full driving licence is essential as part of your role will be collecting and delivering vehicles.

It will be a zero-hours contract. Remuneration to be discussed at interview.

How to Apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter to chloejordan@scottishfunerals.com

Chauffeur Driver

Various Locations

Salary – £Dependent on Experience

Job Overview

Fosters Funeral Directors is an independent family run funeral directors. With local branches in Rutherglen, Burnside and Ayrshire, we provide funeral services throughout central Scotland and beyond.

Due to continued success and rapid expansion we are currently looking to add to our pool of chauffeur drivers.

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 assist in making sure funerals run smoothly and reach the high standards we maintain:

In addition you will also:

  • Helping with pre-funeral checks
  • Keeping our fleet clean and tidy

 

Experience

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.

A full driving licence is essential.

It will initially be on a zero hour contract basis. Remuneration can be discussed at interview.

How to Apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter to chloejordan@scottishfunerals.com

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