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Mortuary and Bereavement Manager

Band 7

Main area
Anatomical Pathology
Band 7
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Cwm Taf University Health Board Mortuaries Royal Glamorgan Hospital and Prince Charles Hospital
Rhondda Cyncon Taf
£33,222 to £43,041 per annum
20/11/2018 23:59

Cwm Taf Cares

Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

For more information about life in Cwm Taf, please visit our page.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.


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Applications are invited from a suitably qualified and experienced Anatomical Pathology Technologist (APT) to fill the role of Mortuary and Bereavement Manager to lead and develop the mortuary and bereavement services team, across multiple sites within Cwm Taf University Health Board.

The candidate will be registered with the Association of Anatomical Pathology Technology (AAPT) and be able to demonstrate a theoretical and practical knowledge of mortuary techniques and procedure. The candidate must be enthusiastic, self motivated with proven leadership / management skills and have a track record of excellence in after death care.

The successful post holder will be required to work autonomously to liaise with a multidisciplinary team involved with the care of the deceased and the service users, to deliver a positive, caring and professional service.

The service is fully computerised, carrying out approximately 650 post mortems per annum across two sites with further expansion imminent.

The mortuary services at CTUHB are currently accredited to UKAS ISO 15189:2012 and are licensed to HTA Code B.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date: 20 November 2018

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Rhianon Webb, Cellular Pathology and Mortuary Service Manager.
Tel: 01443 443340

Mark Jones, Cellular Pathology and Mortuary Operational Manager.
Tel: 01443 443341