Co-op Funeralcare recruiting a range of temporary roles across Oldham to support families through a time of loss

Date published: 11 December 2020

Co-op Funeralcare Oldham is currently hiring new temporary colleagues; appealing to those in the region with a desire to give something back to their community.

The Co-op is looking for part-time funeral service crew to help support bereaved families at a time they need it most.

Applicants don’t need previous experience, as all colleagues joining Co-op Funeralcare receive the highest level of training in standards of care.

A genuine desire to help others and give something back to the community at the end of a difficult year is a necessity for the role.

With a range of roles available, Co-op is offering people whose careers have been affected by Coronavirus the opportunity to join a very important and rewarding sector.

The jobs on offer are part time and temporary fixed-term contracts.

Successful applicants could expect to support bereaved families across the region during this difficult time.

Co-op’s Community Wellbeing Index, which draws on data from 28,000 communities across the UK, identified that the area around the Oldham Co-op Funeralcare as above the UK average for overall wellbeing.

The community wellbeing score for Oldham is 56, higher then the national wellbeing average score of 51. The score draws on factors including health, equality, relationships and trust.

Audrey Furness, Head of People Partnering at Co-op Funeralcare, said: “We’re recruiting for temporary roles across Co-op Funeralcare to make sure our colleagues and clients remain fully supported over the Winter months. 

"Whether your job has been affected by Covid, or you’re just looking for a change, we have a range of roles available across the region.

“We offer people from all backgrounds the opportunity to develop a rich and meaningful career in funerals.

"Our colleagues receive the highest level of training that is unrivalled in our industry and nationally recognised.

“Co-op Funeralcare supports people at the most difficult time of their lives.

"We truly value empathy and compassion, so if you’re a caring person who wants to make a difference every day, you’ll probably be a great fit.”

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