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 (maternity cover)

Gloucestershire County Council

The Mortuary Service based at Gloucestershire Coroner’s Court are looking for an enthusiastic, committed and qualified APT to join them on a fixed 12 month contract.

The successful applicant will support the Anatomical Pathology Technology team with the day to day running of the mortuary service. The team consists of 4 RSPH qualified APTs and one apprentice APT.  The successful applicant will actively participate in the provision of an efficient, professional, established mortuary service. The mortuary performs in excess of 700 post mortems per year including Home Office investigations.

Deputy Mortuary Manager

Fulham Mortuary, London

An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen at Fulham Public Mortuary for a skilled and experienced Deputy Mortuary Manager. Fulham mortuary serves the London Boroughs of Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow. It receives and cares for an average of 1,000 deceased patients per year.  Each year, the mortuary team carry out an average of 700-800 post-mortem examinations, on behalf of the West London Coroner.  The mortuary conducts a full range of invasive post-mortems including forensic and high-risk and it is also a Designated Disaster Mortuary with extensive facilities and storage.   The mortuary was recently inspected by the HTA and was given a good assessment with minimal recommendations. 

Employed by Hammersmith & Fulham Council, you will benefit from; competitive salary with paid overtime, on-call and stand by, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, 23 days paid holiday per annum and attractive sickness, health and wellbeing support.

Only applicants who are fully qualified as Anatomical Pathology Technologists will be considered.  You must hold a certificate and Diploma in Anatomical Pathology Technology or Level 3 Diploma (working towards Level 4 from the RSPH). In addition, you should have a minimum of 5 years’ employment in a mortuary, and at least 2 years Post Level 3 Qualification

Anatomical Pathology Technologist

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

We have a vacancy for an Anatomical Pathology Technologist; the successful candidate would join our small team of qualified APT’s supported by administrative staff. 

We are looking to recruit an experienced Anatomical Pathology Technologist holding as a minimum the level 3 qualification or equivalent certificate and diploma. The successful candidate will ideally have experience in all our post-mortem specialities, but consideration will be given to those who have not had the opportunity to work in centres where PMCT or Forensic cases are performed. Such a candidate would be given training and support to achieve competency.