Funeral Assistant

Funeral Assistant Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Funeral Assistant to join our team.


  • Ensure that premises are cleaned to the required standard;
  • Act as a bearer on all types of funerals and removals;
  • Support our local communities, building strong relationships, whilst acting as a trusted ambassador for our funeral care services;
  • Drive our vehicles with pride and care, whilst maintaining our fleet, ensuring they are in a pristine condition for each funeral;
  • Help to dress and prepare the deceased, including preparing for viewing and placing the deceased into the coffin or casket dressed.


  • Empathetic with a caring nature;
  • High attention to detail, understanding that we only get one opportunity to deliver a funeral tribute;
  • Resilient and able to work under pressure;
  • Full driving licence;
  • You’ll be lifting and carrying the deceased in a range of environments, so you’ll need to be physically fit to do this;
  • Excellent communication and listening skills.