Careers

Scotmid is Scotland’s largest independent co-operative and has been at the heart of Scottish communities since 1859.

We’ve been looking after families and conducting funerals 1927. Working in the funeral industry can be an extremely rewarding career, and we’re always interested to hear from anyone who is looking for a career with us.

Funeral Arrangers

We currently have vacancies for Funeral Arrangers, these can be located in one of our offices, or as a ‘Roving Arranger’ who can cover any of our 17 offices. For further details and how to apply, please see the job information sheet here.

Our Funeral Arrangers deal with our clients at one of the most emotive times of their lives, and this requires a great deal of skill and empathy. The Funeral Arranger can be involved with the family from the very first call through to the day of the funeral and beyond.

The role of the Funeral Arranger requires not just flawless interpersonal skills but also confidence and knowledge of the options available to the client.

Funeral Operatives

We are also recruiting for casual Funeral Operatives. For further details and how to apply, please see the job information sheet here.

Our Funeral Operatives support the Funeral Directors, this involves bringing the person into our care, assisting with preparation which will include dressing and placing them in their coffin, to also care for the person by displaying dignity, respect and reverence at all times. The funeral operative will also drive on funerals and take part in our on-call rota offering support to our clients 24 hours a day.

No previous training or qualification is required for this role, as we provide full and thorough training. All we ask is that you have a desire to learn and a passion for delivering exceptional client service.

What to do next

If you’d like further information on any of our career opportunites, please call us on 0800 996 1927 or visit any of our Scotmid funeral homes.

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