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Independent Funeral Directors
Serving Dorset for over 100 years

Douch Family Funeral Directors are fourth-generation family-run funeral directors with seven independently run branches throughout Dorset and the Isle of Purbeck.

Throughout the company, we are looking for applicants to join us working on a casual basis as a Chauffer / Bearer and/or to become part of our Out of Hours Operatives team.


In this role, the hours are varied therefore there is an opportunity to fit this role around your other daytime commitments.

Duties include driving the company vehicles.  You will be part of a team taking part in funeral bearing duties under the direction of the Funeral Director.  You may also be asked to carry out other funeral-related duties by the Branch Manager.

Out of Hours On Call Operative

In this role you will be working on a rotation system covering Monday to Friday 5 pm to 8 am, all weekend from 5 pm on Friday finishing at 8 am Monday including Bank Holidays.

Candidates must be physically fit and ideally live within a 5 miles radius of the branch they are working for.

The position requires someone of smart appearance with excellent communication skills as you will be acting as an ambassador for the company being the first point of contact to families, nursing homes, hospitals, and at times working on behalf of the Coroners, therefore, someone with excellent interpersonal communication skills, a calm manner with great empathy and understanding is a must.

Previous experience is not essential as training will be given.

A full clean driving licence is imperative.

If you feel this could be you and you are interested in joining us then please apply in writing including your most recent cv and return to Hayley Gaunt:

Email:  [email protected]


Postal address:  Hayley Gaunt,

PA to the Directors,

Douch Family Funeral Directors

7 Leigh Road,


Dorset, BH21 1AB

If you have any queries or wish to discuss the position further please contact Hayley direct on 01202 882936 or [email protected].