F1 Careers Workshop - Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham - 5 June 2019

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Mindelsohn Way

Birmingham

B15 2TH

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F1 Careers Workshop - Your Career, Your Life, Your Direction!

Queen Elizabeth Hospital - PG Education Centre - Wednesday 5 June 2019

A free workshop for Foundation Year 1 Doctors across the West Midlands.

What can you expect on the day?

Time to consider issues such as choosing a specialty and managing your career; reflecting on what is important to you in work and life; understanding your skills and strengths, and identifying evidence and examples; understand the application process for specialty training, competition levels, recruitment trends and alternatives to going straight into training; building your CV and application portfolio and planning for the future...

Look forward to an interactive, fun and thought-provoking day with lots of opportunities for practical activities, discussion and learning from each other.

What do previous attendees say?

100% of F1 trainees attending the workshop in 2018 said they would recommend the workshop to other Foundation Doctors!

“I thought the workshop was extremely beneficial”

“I feel more confident about making a career choice”

"Brilliant, very useful. Engaging course."

Where, when and how?

Where? PG Education Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

When? Wednesday 5 June 2019 It’s a full day from 9:30am to 4:00pm.

How? Book now to be sure of a place - click the "register" button and complete the quick and easy booking form.

FAQs

Is there a programme?
The programme is flexible depending on the number of participants, how things are going on the day etc., but generally the schedule we follow is as follows:

9:30 - START OF WORKSHOP
AM Session 1 - Welcome, introductions, overview of the workshop. Where are you now in terms of specialty choice and career plans? Career Skills Health Check. Values pt. 1
10:45 - BREAK
11:00 AM Session 2 - Values pt. 2, Skills, examples and evidence relating to CT1/ST1 requirements
12:30 LUNCH - please indicate any dietary requirements in the booking form
1:00 PM Session 1 - Specialty Training Options, Post Numbers, Competition ratios and vacancy trends, application timeline and system, CVs
2:30 BREAK
2:45 PM Session 2 - Evidence and Portfolios, Longer term career goals, action plans. Review.
4:00 - END OF WORKSHOP

How do I get time off to attend?
The foundation school have confirmed that as a Foundation Year 1 Doctor, you can use an allocated day from your F2 Study Leave entitlement to attend this workshop. Please confirm the process with your Educational Supervisor and Postgraduate Centre colleagues.

I can't make this date at my Education Centre, will there be other dates?
You can also choose to attend a session in a different education centre - if they have the capacity - please see the list below:

Monday 3 June - City Hospital, Birmingham - Link to booking form
Tuesday 4 June - New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton - Link to booking form
Wednesday 5 June - Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham - Link to booking form
Monday 10 June - Queen's Hospital, Burton-on-Trent - Link to booking form
Wednesday 12 June - Royal Shrewsbury Hospital - Link to booking form
Thursday 13 June - George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton - Link to booking form
Friday 14 June - Birmingham Heartlands Hospital - Link to booking form
Monday 17 June - Royal Stoke University Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent - Link to booking form
Thursday 20 June - Alexandra Hospital, Redditch - Link to booking form
Friday 21 June - New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton - Link to booking form
Monday 24 June - Warwick Hospital - Link to booking form
Monday 8 July - University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire, Coventry - Link to booking form
Wednesday 10 July - Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham - Link to booking form
Thursday 11 July - Manor Hospital, Walsall - Link to booking form
Friday 12 July - Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfield - Link to booking form
Monday 15 July - Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Worcester - Link to booking form
Friday 19 July - Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley - Link to booking form
Monday 22 July - City Hospital, Birmingham -Link to booking form
Tuesday 23 July - Manor Hospital, Walsall - Link to booking form
Friday 26 July - Royal Stoke University Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent - Link to booking form

What if I need to cancel or re-arrange my booked date?
Simply cancel your booked date using ‘Cancel Order’ in Eventbrite or by e-mailing us at workshops@career-skills.co.uk. To book onto another date check the list above for all dates and venues and book on to the workshop required. Please do so in a timely manner so that the place can be offered to another trainee.

I have already attended a Windmills Careers Workshop, can I also attend this workshop?
These are targeted at trainees who did not attend a previous Windmills workshop. However, if you wish to have more support then it may be reasonable for you to attend again, although there is some similarity in material content.

Will I receive a certificate of attendance?
Yes, everyone attending will receive a PDF certificate of attendance.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
If you have any queries about the workshop please email us at: workshops@career-skills.co.uk


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