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Vacancy Details

Specialist Advisor Bereavement Services

Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District Councils
£26,348 – £34,723
Eastbourne Borough Council
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
06/12/2023 at 12:00
Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District Councils

Lewes District and Eastbourne Borough Councils

Service Area: Customer First Resolution Team

Base: Lewes and Eastbourne

Title: Customer First Resolution Team Specialist Advisor (Bereavement Services)

Salary: Grade D/E - £26,348 – £34,723

Hours: 37 hours a week

Contract: Permanent

We are looking for bereavement specialists to be part of our small, dedicated and caring frontline team providing the highest level of customer service to bereaved families, visitors and stakeholders.

Our bereavement team are responsible for liaising with funeral directors, officiants, and families to ensure the accurate, professional and respectful handling of the deceased. Working within agreed codes of practice the post holder will be expected to act as the registrar signing off paperwork so excellent attention to detail is essential.

Working in a sensitive and sometimes challenging environment, you must be a team player, well organised, have excellent communication skills with the ability to work with the public in a sensitive and empathetic way. Good IT skills and the ability to be flexible to the challenging demands of the work are essential. Experience in processing requests for a busy bereavement service would be an advantage.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is Wednesday 6th December 2023 at midday.

Interview date: 11th, 12th, 13th December.

How to apply

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