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F1 - Careers Workshop

F1 - Careers Workshop

"Your Career, Your Life, Your Direction." 
A full day workshop for F1 trainees across the East Midlands

A whole day out of F1 during February or March to take a constructive look at career planning and decision making with plenty of resources and signposting so that you can make more of the opportunities available to you. Have a quick read of what previous trainees have said about the workshop...

  • "The workshop provides an opportunity to consider your options in a relaxed and pressure-free environment and gain a head start in planning your specialist training."
  • "For a foundation doctor this is an amazing experience, there is so much to take home especially at this crucial stage of our careers."
  • "Informal and light-hearted involving thinking outside the box and uses different learning styles to achieve this."
  • "Helped to consider wider issues of working in different specialties."
  • "Useful to work out which particular skills I enjoy using in my work and to think about which areas of medicine might be most interesting and satisfying to work in."

What can I expect from the workshop?

  • Think about what you need to consider and do to choose the right specialty for you.
  • An opportunity to think about your strengths and weaknesses in a structured way.
  • Evaluate what is important to you in a job.
  • A planning tool which helps you to break down goals and make them achievable.
  • Look at the timescale for specialty applications, and the level of vacancies/competition across different specialties.
  • Advice on CVs and portfolios.

2018 Dates and Booking Forms

Date Venue Link to booking form
Tues 6 Feb Pilgrim Hospital, Boston Pilgrim booking form
Mon 12 Feb Northampton General Hospital Northampton booking form
Mon 12 Feb City Hospital, Nottingham City booking form
Thurs 15 Feb Leicester Royal Infirmary LRI booking form
Mon 19 Feb Chesterfield Royal Hospital Chesterfield booking form
Tues 20 Feb Lincoln County Hospital Lincoln booking form
Fri 23 Feb Royal Derby Hospital Derby booking form
Mon 26 Feb King's Mill Hospital, Sutton-in-Ashfield King's Mill booking form
Mon 5 March Kettering General Hospital Kettering booking form
Thurs 8 March Leicester General Hospital Leicester booking form
Fri 23 March Royal Derby Hospital Derby booking form
Mon 26 March Chesterfield Royal Hospital Chesterfield booking form
Mon 26 March QMC, Nottingham QMC booking form
Tues 27 March Lincoln County Hospital Lincoln booking form
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