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Adviser (Funerals and Bereavement)
Affordable Cremations Scotland CIC
Closing Date: 2017-09-06
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Salary : £24,000 - £27,000
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Location : Ardrossan, North Ayrshire
Status(FT/PT) : Full time
Closing Date : 2017-09-06

Job Role : Affordable Cremations Scotland CIC is looking to appoint an Adviser who can support bereaved families. The Adviser will be a key point of contact for bereaved families with more complex needs. A key role will be to liaise with other providers related to funerals such as florists, memorial makers, crematoria, celebrants, venues, catering etc. These are services that Affordable Cremations Scotland CIC will not provide but will arrange for bereaved families. The Adviser will make a directory of partners and suppliers of relevant funeral supplies. The Adviser will also provide some bereavement counselling by phone and face to face. The Adviser may have a support role developing and delivering the fundraising and marketing strategies. This may include posting on social media or responding to press enquiries. This aspect of the role is desirable not essential. The Adviser will also be expected to get involved in an ad hoc manner in other aspects of the business. This will include taking bookings, processing payments, and some contact with bodies including helping uplift and transportation. These are not expected to be major parts of the role, but flexibility is a requirement.

Organisation Profile : Affordable Cremations Scotland Community Interest Company is a newly incorporated social enterprise launching later in 2017. The new company is wholly owned by the charity Community Renewal Trust. This social enterprise will seek to: •Provide direct cremations at an affordable cost •Provide advice to help families arrange other funeral services such as memorials, celebrations, flowers, celebrants, bereavement support •Provide support to claim Funeral Payment benefits •Provide additional support to bereaved families including advice •Reinvest any profits into the reduction of poverty and education around death/bereavement/funerals. •Become a sustainable business and flagship social enterprise

Website : http://www.communityrenewal.org.uk/work-with-us/vacancies/

Application Notes : Application notes: Application is by sending a current CV including 2 referees (one being most recent employer unless self-employed) as well as a covering letter outlining your experience with evidence relevant to the job tasks outlined in the attached Job Description, and completing the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. Please state your current salary. This should be emailed to John Halliday, Director of Development – john.halliday@communityrenewal.org.uk by 12 noon 6 September 2017. Full Job Description: http://www.communityrenewal.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Adviser-Bereavement-and-Funerals-Job-Description-2017-07-18.docx

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Main Contact : John Halliday
Email Address : john.halliday@communityrenewal.org.uk

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