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Funeral Driver Bearer

A Driver Bearer at Neville Funerals is often a very visible and present representative of the business – in close contact with the families we serve and representing us and those families at the funeral services of their loved ones. Professionalism and pride in the role are key as is following a code pf practice that ensures high standards are met throughout. Full training is offered for this position but a full clean UK driving licence is required.   

Neville Funerals’ reputation is built on over 140 years of trust, professional standards and a very high level of customer service. All team members across each of 9 branches in Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire are Ambassadors for the business and our values.  

Standard hours of work will be 8.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday, with on-call and standby elements also required. 

The range of duties will include: 

  • Presentation of the Deceased 
  • Removal of the Deceased from their place of death 
  • Attending funerals 
  • Driving funeral vehicles 
  • Being a member of a team who carry coffins at funerals
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the funeral vehicles 

A full, clean driving licence is ESSENTIAL for this role and successful applicants will be well presented, highly motivated and willing to work within a close-knit team. 

In return, we offer a competitive rate of pay with the opportunity of overtime. All training will be provided and a uniform is provided. 

To apply, please send a current CV and a covering letter / email outlining why this role appeals to you to … hrdept@nevillesupport.co.uk

We are an equal opportunities employer and members of the equality register, Committed 2 Equality 

Job Type: Full- time / Permanent 

Location: Bedford & Luton

Salary: Highly competitive with benefits package 

Standard hours of work are 8.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday. 


Highly competitive salary and dependent on experience 

Plus overtime opportunities 

Company phone 

31 days a year inclusive of bank holidays 

Contributory pension 

Non-contributory life cover 

Continued professional development as part of Neville Funerals’ Life Long Learning programme 

On-site parking at most locations 

COVID-19. Neville Funerals has very detailed and robust Health & Safety policies in place that covers all parts of the business and all roles. Full PPE equipment is available as needed and social distancing measures are in place.