Association of Anatomical Pathology Technology

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Please note the recognised professional job title is ANATOMICAL PATHOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST and the AAPT will not advertise any vacancies unless this professional title is used

Anatomical Pathology Technologist

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

UHS Mortuary department has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified anatomical pathology technician (APT) to join our established team of technicians and support staff at all grades.

UHS mortuary delivers a comprehensive range of mortuary and post mortem services to the Trust and HM Coroner’s service in Hampshire, including specialist neuropathology, high-risk infectious post mortems as well as the supra-regional paediatric post mortem service. UHS mortuary is a busy department, receiving over 3000 patients and conducting over 1000 adult and 250 paediatric post mortems a year. 

Core working hours are 0730-1700 Monday to Friday, and the department operates a 24/7 out-of-hours technical on call service.

Praised at our latest HTA inspection for our high standard of working practices, positive staff and culture, UHS mortuary is modern, well-equipped and highly secure, with dedicated adult, paediatric & high-risk post mortem facilities. 

Anatomical Pathology Technologist

Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

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.

You will already have a significant range of skills and expertise in a mortuary environment. You must be able to communicate well with people and be willing to participate in all activities related to the mortuary. You 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.

You will have experience and a clear understanding of working with the deceased and bereaved ideally in a paediatric/perinatal environment. You will demonstrate knowledge of the processes following death including documentation and options available to the bereaved. You will demonstrate your ability to follow instruction in your application form and must be able to support any statements made. Demonstration of knowledge of the following standards relevant to the processes applied in the mortuary environment is expected: HTA, ISO (ISO 15189), and Bereavement Services Standards.

Senior Anatomical Pathology Technologist

Royal Borough of Greenwich - Bereavement Services

We’re looking for professional, experienced, suitably qualified, and compassionate individuals to join our highly skilled Public Mortuary Team within our Bereavement Services. The Greenwich Public Mortuary (GPM) provides mortuary provision and supports the Inner London South Coroner’s Consortium consisting of Lewisham, Lambeth, RBG and Southwark Local Authorities.

At Greenwich Public Mortuary we operate to high standards, in accordance with the HTA requirements, codes of practice and departmental standards and protocols. We regularly prepare for our HTA inspections by maintaining high standards of quality by conducting audits, formulating risk assessments/ SOPs and investigating incidents.

If you’re passionate about delivering high-quality Mortuary services, have the essential knowledge and experience, and want to work in an innovative, supportive learning environment, we’d love to hear from you. 

The Role 

As Senior Anatomical Pathology Technologist you will assist with leading and delivering a sensitive and caring service for bereaved people, partners, visitors and stakeholders on behalf of Royal Borough of Greenwich and neighbouring authorities.  You will support the Mortuary Manager and be the “Person Designated” in accordance with HTA requirement whilst assisting with the management and service delivery provision in accordance with relevant legislation, guiding principles and codes of practice.

You’ll also deputise for the Mortuary Manager in the absence and undertake the management of all aspects of Greenwich Public Mortuary to support the Inner London South (ILS) Coroner Service, and the four Consortium boroughs.

You will assist with overseeing and coordinating service delivery to ensure mortuary provision is maintained during any refurbishment / upgrades to the facility. Ensure safe access for all contractors is maintained so all plant and equipment always remain serviced and operational.

If you have the knowledge and experience for this vital role, and the drive and passion to lead and develop a highly skilled team, we want to hear from you.

For all roles within our Mortuary Services, you will need to be highly motivated, compassionate, understand the importance of maintaining confidentiality, have excellent communication/interpersonal skills, be well organised, be able to take direction from Pathologists, remain professional during post-mortems and present to clinical staff.

Job Description

Job Specification

Our Staff Offer

In return, we offer a generous employee benefits package including:

  • Innovative and supportive working culture with emphasis on professional development and staff wellbeing
  • Generous annual leave allowance (starting at 29 days + bank holidays)
  • Excellent pension scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme)
  • Vibrant Staff Networks
  • Reduced rate gym membership
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • GreenwichCard entitling you to discounts at local businesses
  • Payroll Giving
  • Employee Assistance Programme

If you care about making a difference and believe in the work you do, then we want to hear from you. As the leading employer in the district, we care about creating a great place to work. 

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Darren Gregory Darren.Gregory@royalgreenwich.gov.uk  Tel. 020 8921 6701   

If you require any assistance in viewing or accessing this opportunity, please contact recruitment@royalgreenwich.gov.uk or call 020-8921-8977

Safer recruitment: Royal Borough of Greenwich is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any roles which involve working with children, young people or vulnerable adults, or roles in which the duties will involve access to sensitive information relating to children, young people or vulnerable adults, the Royal Borough will take up references prior to interview. You should provide details of referees including your current and previous employers, covering the last 5 years. Candidates can request for us not to send a reference request to their current employer prior to interview by emailing us at recruitment@royalgreenwich.gov.uk.

As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy, a full employment history is also required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment. Unless otherwise stated, a Basic DBS check will be undertaken as part of the pre-employment checks for successful candidates.

Diversity Statement: Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

High Volume Applications: Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

DBS: This role requires an Enhanced DBS. (This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act,1974).

Advert Close: All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated.

How Applications are Scored: Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application.

Salary: Salaries advertised are for a standard working week of 35 hours unless otherwise stated. Please use this 'Salary Calculator to help you calculate a pro rata salary.

Our Staff Values: Our Staff Values are important to us. Candidates will be continuously assessed against our staff values throughout the recruitment process. Where candidates demonstrate views and behaviours that do not meet the standards of our staff values, we reserve the right to reject their application/ registration

Anatomical Pathology Technologist

Royal Borough of Greenwich - Bereavement Services

We’re looking for professional, experienced, suitably qualified, and compassionate individuals to join our highly skilled Public Mortuary Team within our Bereavement Services. The Greenwich Public Mortuary (GPM) provides mortuary provision and supports the Inner London South Coroner’s Consortium consisting of Lewisham, Lambeth, RBG and Southwark Local Authorities.

At Greenwich Public Mortuary we operate to high standards, in accordance with the HTA requirements, codes of practice and departmental standards and protocols. We regularly prepare for our HTA inspections by maintaining high standards of quality by conducting audits, formulating risk assessments/ SOPs and investigating incidents.

If you’re passionate about delivering high-quality Mortuary services, have the essential knowledge and experience, and want to work in an innovative, supportive learning environment, we’d love to hear from you. 

The Role 

As an Anatomical Pathology Technologist, you will assist with delivering a sensitive and caring service for bereaved people, partners, visitors and stakeholders on behalf of Royal Borough of Greenwich and neighbouring authorities.  You will support the Mortuary Manager and colleagues in accordance with HTA requirements and with relevant legislation, guiding principles and codes of practice.

On a daily basis you will assist with coordinating service delivery to ensure mortuary provision is maintained during any refurbishment / upgrades to the facility. Ensure safe access for all contractors is maintained so all plant and equipment always remain serviced and operational.

If you have the knowledge and experience for this vital role, and the drive and passion to lead and develop a highly skilled team, we want to hear from you.

For all roles within our Mortuary Services, you will need to be highly motivated, compassionate, understand the importance of maintaining confidentiality, have excellent communication/interpersonal skills, be well organised, be able to take direction from Pathologists, remain professional during post-mortems and present to clinical staff.

Job Description

Job Specification

Our Staff Offer

In return, we offer a generous employee benefits package including:

  • Innovative and supportive working culture with emphasis on professional development and staff wellbeing
  • Generous annual leave allowance (starting at 29 days + bank holidays)
  • Excellent pension scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme)
  • Vibrant Staff Networks
  • Reduced rate gym membership
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • GreenwichCard entitling you to discounts at local businesses
  • Payroll Giving
  • Employee Assistance Programme

If you care about making a difference and believe in the work you do, then we want to hear from you. As the leading employer in the district, we care about creating a great place to work. 

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Darren Gregory: Darren.Gregory@royalgreenwich.gov.uk  Tel. 020 8921 6701   

If you require any assistance in viewing or accessing this opportunity, please contact recruitment@royalgreenwich.gov.uk or call 020-8921-8977

Safer recruitment: Royal Borough of Greenwich is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any roles which involve working with children, young people or vulnerable adults, or roles in which the duties will involve access to sensitive information relating to children, young people or vulnerable adults, the Royal Borough will take up references prior to interview. You should provide details of referees including your current and previous employers, covering the last 5 years. Candidates can request for us not to send a reference request to their current employer prior to interview by emailing us at recruitment@royalgreenwich.gov.uk.

As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy, a full employment history is also required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment. Unless otherwise stated, a Basic DBS check will be undertaken as part of the pre-employment checks for successful candidates.

Diversity Statement: Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

High Volume Applications: Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

DBS: This role requires an Enhanced DBS. (This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act,1974).

Advert Close: All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated.

How Applications are Scored: Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application.

Salary: Salaries advertised are for a standard working week of 35 hours unless otherwise stated. Please use this 'Salary Calculator to help you calculate a pro rata salary.

Our Staff Values: Our Staff Values are important to us. Candidates will be continuously assessed against our staff values throughout the recruitment process. Where candidates demonstrate views and behaviours that do not meet the standards of our staff values, we reserve the right to reject their application/ registration

Anatomical Pathology Technologist

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is seeking a highly skilled professional person to join the award-winning bereavement, medical examiner & mortuary services team as an Anatomical Pathology Technologist.

Are you a highly organised, compassionate and innovative individual with a strong background in mortuary services? Are you seeking a challenging role where you can uphold and enhance the care we provide to all our deceased patients and our bereaved and uphold exceptional practices and exceed expectations?

As the Anatomical Pathology Technologist, you will support and contribute to the day-to-day operations of our mortuary facilities at both Royal Free Hospital and Barnet Hospital, ensuring the efficient and respectful care of our deceased patients.

You will work closely with a team of dedicated mortuary team, bereavement and medical examiner service, bereavement midwives, spiritual care and funeral directors, amongst others, to deliver exceptional service to all concerned. As well as patient care, you will support in the management of fail-safe running of the facilities and all equipment.