Statutory Funerals Officer

Recruiter
Adecco
Location
England, Surrey, Croydon
Salary
Up to £13.72 per hour + Holiday Pay and Pension Scheme
Posted
18 Mar 2019
Closes
15 Apr 2019
Ref
LP-SFO
Contact
Saira Lawlor
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Adecco are currently recruiting for a Statutory Funerals Officer to work for a Local Authority within Croydon.

Statutory Funerals Officer

Croydon

Full time

£13.72 per hour

The role:

To be responsible for the Statutory Funerals and Protection of the
deceased's property. This will involve:

  • Ensure that timely arrangements are made for the proper burial or cremation of deceased persons where no alternative suitable arrangements would be made
  • Ensure that access to and searches of deceased persons's premises are undertaken sensitively
  • Ensure that thorough searches and investigations are undertaken in order
    to identify important documents (Will, financial papers etc), next of kin,
    preferences regarding funeral arrangements, religious beliefs etc.

To be responsible for the day-to-day workload management and
prioritisation of tasks. This will involve:

  • Ensure compliance with Financial Regulations and Internal Audit
    requirements for secure storage of effects including monies, bank and
    building society books, stocks and bonds etc.
  • Liaise with Housing, Police and Tradesmen to arrange access to the
    property
  • Liaise with relatives and friends with regard to funeral arrangements.
    Deal with general correspondence and tasks of a financial nature.

Finalise and settle deceased person's affairs. This will involve:

  • Working to strict deadlines to ensure money is allocated in accordance
    with Departmental guidelines
  • Ensure only valid petty cash claims are reimbursed.

Full job spec can be provided upon request

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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