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Undertakers, Mortuary and Crematorium Assistants

Undertakers, mortuary and crematorium assistants make funeral arrangements for clients, prepare the deceased for burial or cremation, and supervise and assist the proceedings of funerals.

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About this Career

£23,522

Average salary

New workers start around £8,297.57. Normal pay is £23,522 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £37,898.55.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Controls the operations of crematoriums and cemeteries and processes legal documentation.
  • Provides hearse and funeral cars and leads funeral procession.
  • Washes and injects body with sterilising fluid to prevent deterioration prior to funeral, and applies cosmetics, wax and other materials to restore normal appearance.
  • Liaises with cemetery or crematorium authorities on behalf of client.
  • Interviews relative or representative of the deceased to discuss preparations for funeral.
  • Collects body of deceased and assists with the completion of necessary documents.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Writing
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Learning Strategies
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Monitoring
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Mathematics
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Cornwall
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