Communio Trainee Mortuary Technician Programme

29 November 2021

Are you looking for a rewarding career that offers daily challenges and incredible satisfaction? 

Bored with the same thing day in and day out?  

Do you have a desire to work with some of New Zealand’s most vulnerable people and their whanau? 


Communio is proud to offer a two-year training and development programme to become a trained Mortuary Technician. During this training programme candidates will gain the knowledge and practical skills needed to excel as a Mortuary Technician in one of a number of mortuaries across the Communio network. 

 Communio is a medium sized private company that has been established in New Zealand since 1995. We provide national services (including coronial transport providers, SUDI (Sudden Unexplained Death of Infants) investigations, and Coronial tissue return), Bereavement Care Services based at Middlemore Hospital and mortuary services in five locations across New Zealand.   

 Communio is genuinely committed to providing culturally appropriate services that are tailored to the needs of all people in our community. Our team includes people from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds. Every person is required to undertake their work with a high level of cultural and religious awareness and respect.  

 What you will get? 

What we want from you: 

 Training will be provided in a number of ways including online learning modules, practical teaching sessions, mentoring from a senior technician, and external courses provided by various training organisations. At the conclusion of the program, the right candidates will be invited to apply for a fulltime permanent role as a qualified mortuary technician.  

Communio are committed to developing its employees to become leaders in their field and nurturing individuals to reach their potential.  

The skills and knowledge gained during the program gives candidates the foundation for an exciting and meaningful career. 

Spaces are strictly limited.  Applications close 31st January 2022.  

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