Association of Anatomical Pathology Technology


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Anatomical Pathology Technologist

Westminster Public Mortuary

As an Anatomical Pathology Technician (APT) you can make your own powerful contribution. You’ll join our dedicated team and take responsibility for a full range of mortuary activities.

You’ll assist pathologists with coronial post-mortem exams, including some high-risk cases, and ensure our record keeping is accurate and up-to-date. You’ll also help with admin arrangements for bodies being released for burial or cremation, organise formal viewings on behalf of HM Coroner and make sure that relatives and loved ones are supported and treated with consideration at all times. 

We’re looking for someone with mortuary case work experience, and good IT literacy. You’ll be familiar with planning and delivering workloads and projects and confident communicating at all levels – you’ll share our commitment to customer service too. An RSPH Level 3 Diploma in Anatomical Pathology Technology or equivalent will be essential. 

Anatomical Pathology Technologist (fixed term 12 months)

Uxbridge Mortuary

We are looking to appoint an Anatomical Pathology Technologist on a 12-month fixed term contract.

The post holder will be required to provide general mortuary services on behalf of the coroner and related support to the Senior Technician and Mortuary Manager.

You will work under the direction of the Designated Individual as Designated Person in accordance with Section 18 of the Human Tissue Act 2004 to ensure total compliance with the act.

You will prepare the deceased for post-mortem examination and provide technical support service to the Pathologists.

Anatomical Pathology Technologist

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

Applications are invited for a qualified or soon to be qualified  energetic, compassionate and enthusiastic Anatomical Pathology Technician (APT) to join our busy but friendly bereavement and mortuary teams within the Cellular Pathology Department at Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) Woolwich.

The successful candidate will have the Level 3 diploma in Anatomical Pathology Technology and the RSPH Certificate or are expected to become newly qualified in the next few months.

Main Duties:

We are looking for a highly motivated, experienced and methodical APT with excellent communication skills and ability to work with people of all levels and backgrounds. You will work as part of the mortuary and work closely with the bereavement team across the trust and will be supported to develop your skills in both areas. The successful candidate will be well organised and able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, sometimes with little supervision.