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Senior Anatomical Pathology Technologist

Poplar Public Mortuary, London

Role Purpose
To assist the Environmental Health and Trading Standards Service in managing the Public Mortuary based in Poplar High Street, London E14

To deliver a joined up response to the Coroner’s Service and to assist with discharging the Council’s duty in relation to Public Health funeral’s. 

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will:

  • Be responsible for the overall running of and help develop short and medium term strategies to  deliver the mortuary service.
  • Carry out casework, and assist the pathologist in post-mortems and forensic cases, including keeping records, administrative arrangements for the reception of bodies into the mortuary and the release for burial or cremation.
  • Maintain an awareness of all legislation, professional development and new initiatives nationally and locally in respect of the mortuary service.
  • Undertake casework of a high profile or complicated nature as necessary and assist the pathologist in post-mortems and forensic cases.
  • To be responsible for the health and safety policies applicable to the mortuary.
  • Maintain a comprehensive system of monitoring and reporting of performance against targets.
  • Be able to work out of hours
  • To develop short and medium term strategies to deliver the mortuary service.
  • After a post-mortem, the post holder will help to reconstruct and clean the body ready for storage or release to an undertaker. 
  • In addition you will manage the Parish Funerals process.

Requirements
You will need to demonstrate the following skills:

1.  Experience of continuing professional development within the Mortuary Service.

2.  Experience in managing a Mortuary.

3.  Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

4.  Well organised, with good administrative and computer skills.

In addition you will need to have the following qualification:

Diploma in Anatomical Pathology Technology (or equivalent)

Additional Information
If you wish to discuss this opportunity further, please contact David Tolley - Head of Environmental Health and Trading Standards on 0207 364 6724 or Stuart McGregor Team Manger on 2007 364 4193

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Senior Anatomical Pathology Technologist

Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

Salary:£36,481-£44,044 per annum, inclusive

Great Ormond Street Hospital Mortuary is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the post of a Senior Anatomical Pathology Technologist (APT). We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our HTA and ISO credited forward thinking team.

*The vacancy will be offered as a Band 5 Annex U Band 6 depending on experience*

The successful candidate will already have a significant range of skills and expertise in a paediatric/perinatal environment. They must be able to communicate well with people and be willing to participate in all activities related to the mortuary.

They will work as part of a team, with other professionals and provide an exceptional service. The duties are both physical and practical and include document control (electronic and written), preparing patients for family visits, transporting patients and ensuring health and safety regulations are met. Meticulous attention to detail, recall of information, and ability to work with others, especially the bereaved, is vital.

Anatomical Pathology Technologist

Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

Salary:£25,489 - £28,513 per annum inclusive

Great Ormond Street Hospital Mortuary is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the post of an Anatomical Pathology Technologist (APT). We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our HTA and ISO credited forward thinking team.

The successful candidate will already have a significant range of skills and expertise in a mortuary environment. They must be able to communicate well with people and be willing to participate in all activities related to the mortuary. They will work as part of a team, with other professionals and provide an exceptional service.

The duties are both physical and practical and include document control (electronic and written), preparing patients for family visits and dealing with families directly. Meticulous attention to detail, recall of information, and ability to work with others, especially the bereaved, is vital.