Mental Health Awareness Week – May 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week. Let Peace Fill your body. Photo by Sage Friedman on Unsplash

This week has been Mental Health Awareness week. In this issue of Omega Health we will be talking about the subject which has become more apparent recently. Mental health is such a sensitive topic that has been more highlighted in the media lately, sadly this has been impacted by the death of young people who have struggled to cope and receive the help they needed with their own mental health.…

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May Employer Coffee Morning

Employer Engagement Coffee Morning. person holding white ceramic cup infront of person near the brown wooden table. Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash.

Missed out on March’s Employer Engagement Coffee Morning? Maybe you need a Follow up? Well we are hosting a new Coffee Morning later this month! We are hosting the May Employer Coffee Morning on the 22nd and 23rd May between 10am and 12pm. This will be open to existing and new employers and it’s another chance for you to talk to us about apprenticeships. We can also help you post…

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Stroke Awareness – Spotlight on

Stroke Awareness - Spotlight on. Photo is to highlight long term care. Photo by Dominik Lange on Unsplash

In this edition we focus the Spotlight On … Strokes Make May Purple for Stroke, this is an annual event to increase awareness of strokes. Did you know a stroke strikes every five minutes in the UK and one in four strokes happen to people of working age, with the over 55’s being more at risk? A stroke is a brain attack. It happens when the blood supply to part…

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March 2018 – Apprenticeship Funding

This Month’s newsletter focuses on changes to apprenticeship funding as well as news on a new apprenticeship initiative, the Ladder. Update (27/03/2019): Added related publications that were mentioned in the offline copy of the newsletter Changes to Apprenticeship Funding from the 01st April 2019 On Monday 01st April the Employer contribution for Non Levy Employers will be reducing from 10% to 5%, which is fantastic news for our employers. Since…

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Prevent – Web Safety

Web Safety. white tablet computer on top of newspaper. Photo by Matthew Guay on Unsplash

This month’s prevent bulletin is about web safety Momo is sending the internet in to a frenzy! Do you monitor what your children look at online? Momo is a sinister challenge that has been around for a while but has recently resurfaced, disturbing children around the country. Momo has been given the name “suicide killer game” and has been heavily linked with apps, such as Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and YouTube.…

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Coffee Morning 2019 – New date added

National Apprenticeship Week 2019 - Blue electric version

Our Employer Engagement coffee morning (for National Apprenticeship Week 2019) now has a additional date. The coffee morning was originally announced on the 24th January 2019 as a one day event, but now we have been able to extend this to a two day event. Our coffee morning will now be running on the 6th and now the 7th of March at 10am – 12pm. Taking place at our head office…

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Omega Health – HIV/AIDS

This months Omega Health’s focuses on HIV and AIDS What is HIV/AIDS? HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus, which is the virus that causes the HIV infection. The abbreviation “HIV” can refer to the virus or to the HIV infection. AIDS stands for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. AIDS is the most advanced stage of the HIV infection. HIV attacks and destroys the infection-fighting CD4 cells of the immune system. The loss…

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Vacancy – Health & Social Care Assessor

Omega Front Entrance - Birmingham

Interested in being a Health and Social Care Assessor at our head office in Hall Green, Birmingham? UPDATE (19/03/2019): This vacancy is now closed Omega Training Services Limited has a vacancy for a Health and Social Care Assessor at our Head office in Birmingham. Health and Social Care Assessor Birmingham Hall Green Full-time Salary: £17,000.00 /year To be responsible for quality assuring and improving the teaching, learning and assessment of…

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Employer Engagement Coffee Morning

Employer Engagement Coffee Morning. person holding white ceramic cup infront of person near the brown wooden table. Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash.

As part of National Apprenticeship Week 2019, we will be holding a employer engagement coffee morning at the head office. UPDATE (20/02/2019): We have added a new date to this event, more details on this follow up post This is your chance to talk to our Customer Service team about apprenticeships, as well as helping you post your vacancies on the Government’s recruit an apprenticeship online portal. We will have…

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Spotlight on – Drink Driving

Don't Drink and Drive

DRINK DRIVING – DON’T BECOME ANOTHER STATISTIC!! Tempting? Yes. Dangerous? Double yes. And it’s not just dangerous for any unsuspecting pedestrians crossing the road, but for you and your future too if you get caught. On average 940 people are killed in drink driving related accidents in Great Britain each year. On average 3,681 people are seriously injured in drink driving related accidents in Great Britain each year. Approximately 85,000…

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