Anatomical Pathology Technologist (APT)



Closing Date:

04 Aug 2024

Job description

Contract Terms

Contract Type: Full -Time, Permanent 
Salary: PO1 £ 37,443 – £39,264 per annum
Closing Date: Sunday 4th August 2024

About Haringey

Haringey is a fantastic place to live and work – the world in one borough. A place brimming with creativity, personality, radicalism, and community. It is a place where we stand up for each other. A place that is proudly distinctive. We’ll be celebrating all this and more as the “rebel borough” when we are the 2027 London Borough of Culture.

Our history champions change-makers and everyday rebels; revelling in our differences, battling discrimination, championing equality, and doing things our own way. Haringey’s people are a huge asset, with knowledge, expertise, and passion. Our staff members embody our organisational values: Caring, Creative, Courageous, Collaborative and Community-focused. These values keep us looking forward, ambitious for the future, and continuously striving to do our very best for all of our residents.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to join our experienced and dedicated Public Mortuary Team in north London.

Haringey mortuary serves the London Boroughs of Haringey and Enfield.  Each year, the mortuary team carry out an average of 700-800 post-mortem examinations, on behalf of the North London Coroner. 

About you

Post holders must hold a Certificate and or Diploma in Anatomical Pathology Technology or Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Science (Anatomical Pathology Technology).

This is a varied role blending high standards of post mortem care supporting, pathologist, Police, families and various other professionals along with maintaining all requirements to ensure the HTA regulations are upheld. 

You must be able to demonstrate experience working in an NHS or Local Authority mortuary and be competent to deal with all types of post mortem examinations including high-risk and forensic.

Additionally, you will need to demonstrate an understanding of working in compliance with standard operating procedures and HTA guidelines. 

We are a team that believes strongly in supporting career development, you will be required to assist in the training of trainee mortuary staff.

Working for Haringey

At Haringey Council we are committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included, and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce so welcome applications from all ethnicities and communities so that we continue to make a difference to our residents and community. 

Our benefits package includes a leave entitlement up to 31 days + bank holidays, potential hybrid working opportunities, health and wellbeing support, a generous local government pension scheme and a range of discount schemes across leisure and culture that provide both financial and money-saving discounts.


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