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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

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

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.

Our people strategy for 2019-2022 sets out our priorities and an action plan to meet our ambition. In this strategy, we set out the deal we are offering to you in return for living and breathing our values so that they shape everything that you do every single day.

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.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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