This is probably going to be the most nerve-wracking day of your life, staring your first job as a Veterinary surgeon, the moment you have been training for for the last 5 years!
EMS in practice is a great way to appreciate how the lecture notes you learn throughout your degree transfer across into real life cases. Every vet student has to complete 26 weeks of clinical EMS in order to graduate in final year and it is essential to help develop the key skills you will need on Day 1 in practice once qualified. So far, having completed over half of my 26 weeks, I have picked up a lot of tips along the way on how to get the most out of your placements.
One of our clients was opening a new Pharmacy following a successful contract application. They were based in a notoriously difficult location for Pharmacy recruitment but they knew what type of person they needed to start this new venture. They wanted to recruit a high performing manager that would take the lead in developing their new Pharmacy from scratch. They needed to be able to develop services, train, recruit and manage a team whilst maximising script volumes as quickly as possible.
There is a definite need to grow and train NHS leaders from within the system. However, there are barriers in the way which go outside just the training and development of new leaders including how these leaders will balance their clinical work, leadership and developing their own careers as well as understanding the cultural context doctors operate within.
Katie qualified from Bristol University in 2005 with distinction.
After working in general veterinary practice she achieved the RCVS certificate in Small Animal medicine and proceeded to be accepted as an Advanced Practitioner in 2015.
Every month we offer an insight into our staff that make Prospect Health successful through their dedicated efforts to secure recruitment solutions for their clients. Today we speak to Will, whose has excelled in recruiting for Care jobs. Here he speaks about his experiences in Care recruitment.
1) Learn where things are
Rakhee Parmar is now a newly qualified optometrist , here she shares her experiences as a pre-reg optometrist and gives her top advice for those starting their pre-reg year in an optical practice.