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Senior Anatomical Pathology Technician

Job Reference: 259-1939856CSS

Barts Health NHS Trust
Royal London Hospital, London
£36,481 - £44,044 per annum inc

With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.

Clinical and Diagnostic Clinical Academic Group


Pathology / Cellular Pathology

Senior Anatomical Pathology Technician (SAPT) Band 6

37.5 Hrs per Week

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our Mortuary team. This post will be based at Whitechapel but on occasion the successful candidate may be required to visit any of the other sites. The post holder will be required to assist in all aspects of Mortuary Services including post mortem provision for adults, perinatal/paediatric cases and care of the deceased.

You will be the dedicated training lead for the trainee APT’s ensuring they reach the standard required to pass the level 3 diploma. Potential applicants should pay particular attention to the Job Description and Person Specification for this post to ensure meeting the respective criteria.

The mortuary services at Barts Health comprise of one mortuary facility based at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel and 4 other deceased holding units at St Bartholomew’s, Newham, Whipps Cross and Mile End.

Barts Health is one of the largest Trusts in the UK, with a turnover in excess of £1.25 billion and a workforce of over 15,000 staff. We have wide range of diagnostic specialities due to an acute teaching hospital environment and diversity of the local population. We have a modern facilities close to underground and DLR services. The service performs approximately 500 post mortems Per annum and is regional referral centre for perinatal cases. The Mortuary is CPA/ UKAS and HTA accredited. Our commitment to supporting continuing professional development is evidenced by an excellent training record.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Mrs Lynne Pulham - 0203 2460190

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

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Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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