Anatomical Pathalogy Technologist

Camden, London (Greater)
£28,910 - £33,531
07 May 2019
19 May 2019
Contract Type
Full time

The Role

You will take responsibility for delivering a full range of mortuary activities and take personal responsibility for the undertaking of all duties related to admission, identification and safe storage of deceased bodies for post mortem in accordance with the services procedures.

You will assist pathologists with post mortem examinations in-line with protocols, including high-risk cases when required and work out of hours on forensic cases as and when required.  You will work under the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) Licence supporting the designated individual.

You will work with community safety and emergency management to assist with the development and testing of emergency response plans. You also will facilitate viewings and police identifications in conjunction with the Coroner’s Office.

The role required employees to work on an on call rota which is one week in three.

The post holder will be required to hold a Diploma in Anatomical Pathology Technology or equivalent and have demonstrable experience of working in a mortuary setting. Experience in high risk and forensic post mortems would be welcomed.

You will hold technical knowledge of mortuary policy, procedure and human anatomy as well as a good understanding of health and safety legislation and working in compliance with SOP and HTA guidelines.

A resilient individual, you will have the ability to deal with difficult situations and manage sensitive information securely. You will have the ability to take an organised approach to your own workload, working individually and as part of a team, whilst dealing with conflicting priorities and ensure a customer service focussed approach.

This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

About Camden 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

 Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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Discover and Diversity 

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How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions. 

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: Sunday 19th May 2019 23:59

Interviews to be held: TBC

Please quote reference: 1900007P

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Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are 15th April, 20th June and 15th July 2019.