Salary: £38,364-£40,833 per annum

Contract: Permanent and 36 hours per week

View the Person Specification

South-West Middlesex Crematorium is a self- financing organisation and the Board consists of Members from the London Boroughs of Hounslow; Ealing; Hillingdon; Richmond upon Thames and Spelthorne Borough Council.

South-West Middlesex Crematorium provides an exceptionally high standard of service to the community. The Board is looking for a Deputy Manager to assist the Crematorium Manager with continuing to move their vision forward in providing an exemplar service to our bereaved communities, families and visitors.

The Board is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic, and motivational person with proven knowledge and expertise in all aspects of office management, to include experience of financial management, excellent knowledge of ICT systems, excellent organisational and problem-solving skills, strong communication, excellent customer care skills, drive and commitment. They will have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills and be responsible for managing a dedicated team.

The position also incorporates all legislative, Health and Safety, personnel and some site management responsibilities when deputising for the Crematorium Manager.

If this is the organization for you, we can offer:

  • Charter for the Bereaved
  • Gold standard through the Institute of Cemetery & Crematorium Management (ICCM) self-assessment scheme 2023
  • Excellent support from the Crematorium Manager, The Board and Honorary Officers

We offer a generous holiday entitlement of 27 days in addition to bank holidays.

We also offer membership of the ICCM, a wide range of learning and development opportunities and the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

To apply please submit an email with CV and supporting statement addressing the person specification to

Richard Ward, Crematorium Manager & Registrar


Stephen Brown, Clerk to the Board  

(there are 3 underscores after clerk)

Closing date for all applications is 14th January 2024

Applications are welcome from anyone regardless of ethnic origin, race, colour, gender, disability, age, trade union activity, marital status, religious belief or sexual orientation.