Job Title: Grounds Person (6 Month Fixed-Term Contract, 30 hours per week)

Location: Craigton Crematorium, Scotland

We are seeking a motivated and dedicated Grounds Person to join our team at Craigton Crematorium on a 6-month fixed-term contract. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in maintaining the grounds to the highest standards, ensuring a tranquil and respectful environment for visitors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform general grounds maintenance tasks including grass cutting, hedge trimming, and weeding.
  • Maintain cleanliness and tidiness throughout the grounds, including pathways and memorial areas.
  • Assist with the upkeep of floral displays and garden beds.
  • Operate and maintain grounds keeping equipment safely and effectively.
  • Support the team in any other duties related to grounds maintenance and facility upkeep as required.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous grounds/ gardening/ landscaping experience is essential.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A proactive and positive attitude towards work and colleagues.
  • Flexibility to work occasional weekends or evenings as needed.


  • Opportunity to work in a meaningful and rewarding environment.
  • Training and development opportunities to enhance skills and knowledge.
  • Access to company pension scheme and employee assistance program.

About Dignity Funerals: Dignity Funerals is a leading provider of funeral services in the UK, dedicated to delivering compassionate and respectful care to families during difficult times. At Craigton Crematorium, we strive to maintain a serene and well-kept environment to honor the memory of loved ones.

What do you get?

  • An annual salary of £19,032.00 ( 30 hours per week )
  • Accruing 22 – 25 days holiday + bank holidays.
  • Sick pay eligibility after 12 month qualifying period. 
  • Life Assurance 2 x salary. 
  • Company Pension Scheme.

If you are passionate about maintaining beautiful and serene environments and are interested in joining our team at Craigton Crematorium, please submit do not hesitate and submit your application!

Please note that this role is subject to meeting regulatory requirements. As an FCA-regulated organisation, we are committed to adopting the highest standards and we do this by employing individuals with the appropriate skills, experience and integrity to protect both the company and our clients. If you are considered for a role, you will be providing your permission for us to conduct the relevant checks and assessments that will be carried out during the recruitment and on-boarding process. The nature of the checks will depend on whether the role is subject to the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR). 

Please note in accordance with our pre-employment checks, all roles will require a criminal record check and further enhanced checks may apply. Certain roles will be subject to ongoing checks in line with the Group SMCR Framework (Fit & Proper Policy).  Further details will be explained to you throughout the recruitment process. 

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Our Vision is to connect with our clients, colleagues, company and communities based on our principles whilst celebrating our differences.

We aim to empower leaders and colleagues to seek out and understand new voices and perspectives; to be vocal about inequity and exclusion, and take decisive, informed and bold action to promote inclusion and belonging.

Any unsolicited submissions from agencies will be accepted as a direct application from the candidate and no fees will be payable. 

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