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Anatomical Pathology Technologist

Band 5

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Mortuary & Bereavement Services
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Hull Royal Infirmary
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum
29/03/2019 23:59

Professional & Technical

Anatomical Pathology Technologist
Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Mortuary & Bereavement Services
Hull & East Riding Public Mortuary, Hull Royal Infirmary
Band 5 £23,023 - £29,608

Full Time 37.5hrs with on call requirement

Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and Kingston upon Hull City Council operate a joint mortuary service providing mortuary and post-mortem facilities for the county of East Yorkshire.

The mortuary service has a vacancy for  enthusiastic Anatomical Pathology Technologists to join our expanding team. You will be based at the Hull & East Riding Public Mortuary but may be required to assist at our satellite site on occasions.

As fully qualified APT you will be expected to take an active part in day to day mortuary and bereavement service operations including work undertaken in the isolation/forensic suite. You will be able to demonstrate experience of specialist post-mortem techniques, conducting external examinations, admission and release procedures, classification processes and various administrative duties including HTA compliance audits. The nature of the job is such that it demands high standards of integrity and particular emphasis is placed on confidentiality.

You will be required to assist in the delivery of an out of hours call out service and be required to undertake work outside of normal working hours when on call. This will include unsociable hours and public holidays at short notice.

The service is reactive and as such  a level of flexibility in relation to overtime is required during busy periods to ensure continuous service delivery
Applicants must hold both the Certificate and Diploma, in or level 3 Diploma in Anatomical Pathology Technology. Registration with AHCS will be required for permanent posts.

For further details please contact Andrea Kaye

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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