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  • Part-Time Access Service Admin Hub: Administrator

    < Back Part-Time Access Service Admin Hub: Administrator Employer - Location - Rochdale Health Alliance Rochdale OL16 1AE, UK Salary (£) - £21,807.60 (pro-rata) Apply Here... About the Role Are you ready to be the backbone of our local healthcare service? Then come and join our dynamic team as an Administrator supporting our local Primary Care Networks! As an Administrator, you'll be the vital link in ensuring seamless operations and unparalleled support for our Access Service. From scheduling appointments and managing vital stock to managing inquiries and providing excellent customer service, your organisational prowess will keep our service running at peak efficiency. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment where every day brings new challenges and opportunities to make a difference in people's lives, then this role is for you. Join us and be part of a team dedicated to making healthcare more accessible in our community. Apply now and embark on a journey where your skills and efforts directly impact the well-being of our residents. Let's shape the future of healthcare together Download Full Vacancy Info... caitlin.chadwick1@nhs.net Contact Mar 27, 2024 Closing date Feb 27, 2024 Listed date Share this page Apply Here... Practice Accreditations ​ Internal use only - CC 2/27/24 ID: 723c10fd-09c5-4ade-95ce-e1495beeec76

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    Routes into Primary Care Careers Let us help you find work.. GM Workforce Connect (New Window) Job Vacancies These are the lastest job vacancies Click on each one to find out more information Share ths page... Type of Role? Select Role Type Filter by Salary Select Salary Filter by Job Title Select Job Title Reset Part-Time Access Service Admin Hub: Administrator More Information Added Date Feb 27, 2024 Closing Date Mar 27, 2024 Salary £ - Location - £21,807.60 (pro-rata) Rochdale OL16 1AE, UK Employer - Rochdale Health Alliance Internal Only - CC 2/27/24 GP Practice Nurse More Information Added Date Feb 5, 2024 Closing Date Feb 29, 2024 Salary £ - Location - Dependent on Experience Edenfield Road Surgery, Edenfield Road, Cutgate, Rochdale, UK Employer - Edenfield Road Surgery Internal Only - DOB 2/5/24 Receptionist More Information Added Date Feb 5, 2024 Closing Date Feb 18, 2024 Salary £ - Location - Dependent on Experience Healey Surgery, Whitworth Road, Rochdale OL12 0SN, UK Employer - Healey Surgery Internal Only - DOB 2/5/24 Practice Manager More Information Added Date Feb 5, 2024 Closing Date Feb 18, 2024 Salary £ - Location - Dependent on Experience Healey Surgery, Whitworth Road, Rochdale OL12 0SN, UK Employer - Healey Surgery Internal Only - DOB 2/5/24 Recruitment Administrator (Part-Time) More Information Added Date Feb 19, 2024 Closing Date Mar 19, 2024 Salary £ - Location - £13,084.56 Rochdale OL16 1AE, UK Employer - Rochdale Health Alliance Internal Only - CC 2/19/24

  • Recruitment Administrator (Part-Time)

    < Back Recruitment Administrator (Part-Time) Employer - Location - Rochdale Health Alliance Rochdale OL16 1AE, UK Salary (£) - £13,084.56 Apply Here... About the Role We have an exciting opportunity for a Recruitment Administrator to join our team dedicated to the recruitment of candidates to work in Primary Care. The post holder will oversee all aspects of the recruitment process and provide effective, reliable, and responsive recruitment support, including managing recruitment activities and providing advice and guidance to applicants. This is a varied role that encompasses elements of 360 Recruitment, HR and Marketing which makes this an ideal role for candidates’ looking to develop the skills and knowledge to lead into a career in one these areas. Based at our friendly Head Office in Rochdale located just a few minutes’ walk from the tram and bus services, you will have involvement in all stages of the recruitment process. Liaising with practice managers and clinical leads you will assist them in their recruitment by working on advert content creation, online job posting, providing relevant interview questions and taking on a front facing role by promoting our vacancies through local jobs fairs. The post holder will be the first point of contact for all recruitment queries. They will deliver professional but personable end-to-end recruitment ensuring a positive candidate experience This is a developing role for the Academy and we will work with the successful candidates to amend and shape the job description as and when the role requires. Download Full Vacancy Info... lgmch.recruitment.rha@nhs.net Contact Mar 19, 2024 Closing date Feb 19, 2024 Listed date Share this page Apply Here... Practice Accreditations ​ Internal use only - CC 2/19/24 ID: f0b551d9-9c2f-4b93-a3ae-f8ad2e346bad

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  • Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2024

    Help us spread awareness this week... Let's talk about Eating Disorder Awareness in 2024! Eating disorders are serious mental health conditions that affect people of all ages. It's important to raise awareness and provide support for those who are struggling. Today we are going to discuss the signs and symptoms of eating disorders, the impact they have on individuals and their loved ones, and the resources available for treatment and recovery. Signs of an eating disorder can vary depending on the specific type, but here are some common signs to look out for: 1. Drastic changes in weight, either gaining or losing a significant amount. 2. Obsession with body shape, weight, or appearance. 3. Restrictive eating habits, such as avoiding certain foods or food groups. 4. Excessive exercise or compulsive movement to burn calories. 5. Preoccupation with food, calories, and dieting. 6. Avoidance of social situations involving food. 7. Distorted body image or dissatisfaction with one's body. 8. Mood swings, irritability, or withdrawal from social activities. 9. Physical symptoms like fatigue, dizziness, or fainting. 10. Development of rituals or strict rules around eating. It's important to remember that everyone's experience with eating disorders is unique, and not all signs may be present. If you or someone you know is displaying these signs, it's crucial to seek professional help and support. Coping with an eating disorder can be challenging, but there are strategies that can help. Here are a few tips: 1. Reach out for support: Talk to a trusted friend, family member, or therapist who can provide understanding and guidance. 2. Seek professional help: Connect with a healthcare professional who specializes in eating disorders. They can create a treatment plan tailored to your needs. 3. Build a support network: Join a support group or online community where you can share experiences and receive encouragement from others who have gone through similar struggles. 4. Practice self-care: Focus on self-care activities that promote physical and emotional well-being, such as engaging in hobbies, practicing relaxation techniques, and getting enough sleep. 5. Challenge negative thoughts: Work on identifying and challenging negative thoughts and beliefs about food, body image, and self-worth. Replace them with positive and realistic affirmations. 6. Establish a balanced approach to food: Work with a registered dietitian to develop a balanced meal plan that meets your nutritional needs and promotes a healthy relationship with food. 7. Engage in enjoyable activities: Find activities that bring you joy and help distract you from negative thoughts or urges related to your eating disorder. Remember, recovery is a journey, and it's important to be patient and kind to yourself along the way. You don't have to face it alone. There is support available to help you through this. https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/eating-problems/causes-of-eating-problems/ https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/get-information-and-support/get-help-for-myself/i-need-support-now/helplines/ What impact can it have on you? Having an eating disorder can have a significant impact on various aspects of a person's life. It can affect their physical health, emotional well-being, and relationships. Here are some ways an eating disorder can affect someone: 1. Physical health: Eating disorders can lead to serious physical health complications. Depending on the type of eating disorder, it can result in weight loss or gain, malnutrition, electrolyte imbalances, digestive issues, hormonal imbalances, and a weakened immune system. 2. Emotional well-being: Eating disorders often involve distorted body image and intense preoccupation with food, weight, and shape. This can lead to feelings of guilt, shame, anxiety, and depression. The constant focus on food and body can also impact self-esteem and overall emotional well-being. 3. Social and interpersonal relationships: Eating disorders can strain relationships with family, friends, and partners. The secrecy, isolation, and preoccupation with food and body image can make it challenging to engage in social activities or maintain healthy connections with others. 4. Academic and work performance: The physical and emotional effects of an eating disorder can impact concentration, energy levels, and overall performance in academic or work settings. It may be difficult to focus and meet responsibilities effectively. 5. Quality of life: Living with an eating disorder can significantly impact a person's overall quality of life. It can limit participation in enjoyable activities, create a constant state of distress, and lead to a sense of loss of control. What are the causes? There isn't a single cause for eating disorders, as they are complex conditions influenced by a combination of factors. Some potential factors that can contribute to the development of eating disorders include: 1. Genetics: There may be a genetic predisposition to developing an eating disorder, as certain individuals may be more susceptible than others. 2. Psychological factors: Psychological factors such as low self-esteem, perfectionism, body dissatisfaction, and a tendency towards obsessive or compulsive behaviours can contribute to the development of eating disorders. 3. Sociocultural influences: Societal pressures, cultural ideals of beauty, and media portrayals of thinness can play a role in the development of eating disorders, particularly in individuals who are more susceptible to these influences. 4. Environmental factors: Traumatic life events, such as abuse, bullying, or significant life changes, can contribute to the development of eating disorders in some individuals. 5. Family dynamics: Family factors, such as a history of eating disorders, dysfunctional family relationships, or a focus on appearance and weight, can contribute to the development of eating disorders. It's important to note that these factors can interact and influence each other, and not everyone who experiences these factors will develop an eating disorder. If you or someone you know is struggling with an eating disorder, it's essential to seek professional help from healthcare providers who specialize in eating disorder treatment. How to support someone with an eating disorder... To support someone with an eating disorder, it's important to approach the situation with empathy and understanding. Here are some ways you can provide support: 1. Educate yourself: Learn about eating disorders to better understand what the person is going through. This will help you offer informed support and avoid making judgmental or unhelpful comments. 2. Be a good listener: Create a safe and non-judgmental space for the person to express their feelings and concerns. Let them know that you are there to listen and support them, without trying to fix or solve their problems. 3. Avoid commenting on their appearance: Focus on their qualities, strengths, and achievements rather than their physical appearance or weight. This can help shift the focus away from body image concerns. 4. Encourage professional help: Suggest that they seek professional help from a therapist, counsellor, or healthcare provider who specializes in eating disorders. Offer to help them find resources or accompany them to appointments if they're comfortable with that. 5. Offer support with meals: If appropriate and with their consent, offer to cook or eat meals together. This can provide a supportive environment and help normalize eating behaviours. 6. Be patient and understanding: Recovery from an eating disorder takes time, and setbacks can happen. Be patient, supportive, and understanding throughout the process. 7. Avoid enabling behaviours: While it's important to be supportive, it's also crucial to avoid enabling disordered eating behaviours. Encourage healthy coping mechanisms and discourage harmful behaviours. Remember, supporting someone with an eating disorder can be challenging, so it's important to take care of your own well-being too. If you're unsure about how to help, encourage them to seek professional guidance.

  • The Apprentice Diaries: A Content Creator's Journey

    Come have a catch-up with me and see what I've been up to in the last couple of weeks... Hey everyone! Phoebe here, and I wanted to share with you all, the incredible weeks I've had as a content creator apprentice. It's been non-stop action and creativity! First off, we wrapped up the Joy in Jan campaign, and I was thrilled to hand out all the booklets. But that was just the beginning! I had the opportunity to meet Dr. Gill at Peterloo to film some important smear test videos. We posted them on our TikTok and Instagram, providing an example of how a smear test goes and even did a Q&A. It was such a great way to spread awareness! Next, I started working on an event booklet for Primary Care Day in March. I also designed a fantastic social prescribing link worker flyer. And let me tell you, attending the Juice Academy was an absolute blast. I learned so much about using Premier Pro, and I'm excited to apply those skills to our future projects. Speaking of projects, I filmed a TikTok showcasing what you can find in our Primary Care Academy bag. It's a must-watch, trust me! And I didn't stop there. I also created a chaperone training flyer for an upcoming event in March. In terms of editing, I downloaded Premier Pro and used it to enhance our Peterloo videos. I added an introduction to the video about our organisation, making it even more impactful. And let's not forget about highlighting diversity within the Rochdale Health Alliance. It's such an important topic, and I'm glad we're spreading awareness about it. But wait, there's more! I attended a job fair with Ruth, where we created some awesome content and shared it on our Instagram and TikTok. We had a lot of people who were interested in working within Primary Care. It was a fantastic opportunity to connect with others and showcase what we do. Last but not least, I created a job advertisement and shared it on our social media channels. I also scheduled some exciting content for the upcoming week and designed a flyer and leaflet for our next event in March for Primary Care Day, so keep an eye out. Also, of course, I made sure to keep sharing those Peterloo videos because they're so impactful. Phew! What a couple of weeks it has been. As a content creator apprentice, I'm constantly learning, creating, and making a difference. I can't wait to see what the future holds. Stay tuned for more updates! Until next time, Phoebe

  • Patient watchdog launch research project to understand the experiences of accessing child and adolescent mental health services across Greater Manchester.

    Healthwatch in Greater Manchester are aware that there has been an increased demand for child and adolescent mental health services to assess and treat young people with emotional, behavioural or mental health difficulties. Healthwatch in Greater Manchester understand through patient experiences, shared with our local offices, that this uplift in demand has impacted waiting times for children and young people to receive initial assessment by an NHS professional. To understand the impact of this issue, Healthwatch in Greater Manchester have launched a research project to obtain the experiences of parents, carers and young people who have accessed, or a trying to access child and adolescent mental health services. This research will also review experiences from health and care professionals who are faced with pressures of the increasing numbers of children and young people who seek their help whilst they continue to provide the highest quality of care. Heather Etheridge, Healthwatch in Greater Manchester, Independent Chair said: “Children and families having access to support, at the time they need it, is so important to us at Healthwatch. We want to ensure their experience and voice is heard across the whole of Greater Manchester (GM) and this joint project will allow us to do this.” The findings of this research will be made available to the public and will used to inform NHS decision-makers to support system wide learning. To share your experience, please follow the links below: Parents/Carers: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/04XCJG/ Children and young people: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/5AOYF6/ Professionals: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/JO28WR/ About Local Healthwatch Healthwatch Rochdale is the independent consumer champion for health and social care, representing the patient and public's voice in Rochdale. It helps to shape and improve local health and social care for local people and their communities. Healthwatch Rochdale is part of the Healthwatch national network, established by the Government to ensure local patients and users have a greater input to shaping and designing local services. To find out more go to www.healthwatchrochdale.org.uk About Healthwatch England Healthwatch England is the independent consumer champion for health and social care in England. The organisation has independent statutory powers, as stated in the Health and Social Care Act 2012, to ensure the consumer’s voice is heard and best practice is delivered in health and social care nationally. Healthwatch is also focused on providing leadership, guidance and support to the development of the Healthwatch network. To find out more please go to www.healthwatch.co.uk About Healthwatch in Greater Manchester: Healthwatch is a local and national health and social care champion, established and funded in each local authority area in England. There are 10 local Healthwatch in Greater Manchester who have come together to work as a network called Healthwatch in Greater Manchester.

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