Job Opportunities

We currently have the following vacancies available at W. Bowers Funeral Directors:
  • Funeral Director
    STARTING SALARY £25,000 per annum
    Plus remuneration package for required "On Call" Out of hours repatriation cover on a rota basis.

    Funeral Director based at our Hampsthwaite office and chapel. This post would provide an ideal opportunity to start and train for a career within the Funeral industry and indeed within W.Bowers Funeral Directors.

    Core guaranteed hours would be Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm with overtime hours available beyond this on a regular basis. The post also holds a commitment to out of hours "on call" cover to bring the deceased into our care from nursing homes and private addresses on a rota basis. (Such "On Call" repatriation cover is paid at a special rate in addition to core hours)

    Full training will be given on all aspects of the funeral industry which could also include day release to achieve a recognised certificated qualification. A Full clean driving licence would be essential.

    For further details and an application form please contact W.Bowers Funeral Directors on (01423) 770258

  • Repatriation Attendant

    Casual Employment Opportunity - W. Bowers Funeral Directors are looking to fill an additional post of "out of hours" Repatriation Attendant to join our team working from our Hampsthwaite office / chapel.

    You would work on a Rota basis either one or two weekends each month and would need to be available for at need repatriations of our families loved ones from 4:00pm on a Friday until 7:00am the following Monday. Also additional times by prior arrangement to cover holiday leave. By its very nature this work would involve some heavy lifting.

    You would play an integral part in continuing W. Bowers' reputation for professional customer care towards all the families we have the privilege of serving.

    For more information and an informal chat please telephone either Andrea or Stephen on (01423) 770258

  • Funeral Attendants / Bearers

    We are also currently looking for people to join us on a casual basis as Funeral Attendants / Bearers.

    For further information please telephone Stephen Hassell on (01423) 770258.

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