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How to Edit a Blocks Settings

A step-by-step guide detailing the process for editing the type and visibility tiering of a block.

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Written by Olivia McKearney
Updated over a week ago

This article also details the process of splitting the block into individual shifts.

Firstly, you’ll need to navigate to the ‘Shifts’ tab located in the top left-hand corner of the main navigation panel.

Once on the ‘Shifts’ screen, you will see the sub-heading ‘Blocks’ under the ‘All Shifts’ heading on the tabs on the left hand side. Click here.

You’ll note the ability to manipulate the shifts that display by utilising the filterable options available such as ‘Date Range’, ‘Job Type’ & ‘Region’.

You’ll also note the ‘+ Add Filter’ option, click here to reveal the following drop-down menu:

Once you have located the block of shifts that you wish to edit, click on the shift dates as this is a hyperlink that will bring you to the following screen:

On this screen, you will see the green ‘Settings’ button. Click here to display the following modal:

Here, you’ll be able to edit the block type by selecting either an ‘Optional’ block (Locums can select which shifts within the block they wish to apply for) or a ‘Mandatory’ block (Locums can only apply for the entire block).

You’ll also be able to edit the shift visibility by unchecking the ‘All Tiers’ checkbox to display the following options:

It is however advised to enable all tiers as this will boost shift visibility and aid in successfully fulfilling the shift.

If you wish to split the block into individual shifts then you can select the grey ‘Split Block’ button to reveal the following modal:

Should you wish to proceed with splitting the block at this stage you will need to select the green ‘Yes, Republish’ button.

Alternatively, once you’re happy with the edits made to the ‘Block Settings’, click on the green ‘Save Changes’ button.

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