Deputy Bereavement Services Manager

Salary: £22,182 - £27,041 Location: Scarborough Hours: Full-time 
Closing date: Midday 29/10/2021   37 hours p/w


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Famed for its spectacular coastline and family-friendly holidays, Scarborough Borough consisting of three main towns of Scarborough, Whitby and Filey along with the surrounding villages and countryside offers a quality of life that is hard to beat and make the Borough a very attractive place to live and work. We are a dynamic Council with exciting plans to further develop and improve our Bereavement services. 

We are seeking to recruit a person with relevant experience and enthusiasm to join this busy service and help us push through with these plans.

About the vacancy

This is an exciting opportunity for a person with some experience in this field of work. You will provide key support to the Bereavement Services Manager and primarily be responsible for assisting with the daily management and operation of the Council’s cemeteries and cremation service; officiating at burials and carrying out the full range of duties relating to the operation of the crematorium and chapel; conducting all office-based duties relating to the service and assisting the Manager in the development and improvement of the service. This is an exciting and varied role for someone wishing to broaden their experience.

Interview date

Interviews will take place week commencing 8 November 2021. If you have not heard from us by 5 November 2021, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. 


If you would like to have an informal discussion regarding this post contact Chris Walker, Bereavement Service Manager on 01723 354393.

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