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Junior Anatomical Pathology Technician - Dublin District Mortuary

Job description

The Dublin District Coroner is an independent official with responsibility for the medico-legal investigation of sudden, unexplained, violent and unnatural deaths. The Dublin District Coroner’s Office receives up to 5,500 reported deaths per annum and directs approximately 2,000 post mortems per annum.  Approximately 1000 post mortem examinations, both forensic and non-forensic, are performed in the Dublin District Mortuary located in, Whitehall, Dublin 9.

TheJunior Anatomical Pathology Technician role is varied and involves assisting in post mortems, both forensic and non-forensic, maintenance of equipment and premises from a hygiene and safety point of view and interacting with a wide range of stakeholders.

The successful candidate will

·       Hold a Certificate in MortuaryHygiene and Technology or a Level 3 Diploma in Anatomical Pathology Technology awarded by the Royal Society for Public Health or an equivalent qualification; and have a minimum of 3 years (pre or post-qualification) experience of working as an Anatomical Pathology Technician in a mortuary setting;

or

·       Have a minimum of 5 years’ experience working as an Anatomical Pathology Technician in a Mortuary setting Please Note: Junior APT’s appointed without the qualifications listed in the previous paragraph will be required, following appointment, to successfully undertake a relevant qualification as set out above.  

·      Be capable of keeping clear and concise records

·      Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 3pm on Thursday 11th August 2022.

We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.

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