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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/08/2020.

ACP/ANP Advanced Clinical Practitioner/ Nurse Practitioner - Barrow

Job Reference: J130-A-20-1479

Cumbria Health on Call (CHoC)
Barrow in Furness
£35.69 per hour (OOH)


We provide out of hours (OOH) primary care and Extended Access appointments to the population of Cumbria (500,000 people over a land mass of 2,613 square miles), working out of 12 clinical sites. Our core bases are:

  • Kendal
  • Barrow
  • Whitehaven
  • Carlisle
  • Penrith
  • Wigton

Rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission we pride ourselves on working as one team to deliver high standards. Our social mission is “to achieve excellence in the care of our patients by providing a safe and caring high quality service that’s easily accessible.”

Working for CHoC can offer flexible opportunities in terms of location, hours and working patterns so you can enjoy a great work life balance. In order to provide the best patient care we understand the importance of ensuring staff satisfaction and are consistently trying to ensure we offer our staff a positive working environment whether that be though training or social events.

Listen to your heart. Have the work life balance you'd love.

About you:

An enthusiastic, experienced autonomous Advanced Clinical Practitioner you will be committed to delivering high quality care - and so are we!

If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity within out of hours (OOH) primary care this role could be for you so please read on.

If you hold a non-medical prescriber qualification and would like to join our professional team providing outstanding patient care then we would love to hear from you. As we provide an OOH service, you must be willing to work evenings, nights and weekends.

This role:

You will provide comprehensive healthcare sensitive to the needs of the Cumbrian population, including advanced clinical assessments, history taking, diagnosis, treatment planning, prescribing and evaluation.

The role will include:

  • Assessing patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems.
  • Initiating treatment, investigations, advice and management of problems using professional autonomous decision making processes.
  • Liaising when appropriate with other healthcare professionals and service providers to ensure safe and effective patient care.

This role is particularly suited to an autonomous clinician with a proven track record of delivering high quality care within the Primary Care setting with experience in dealing with a wide range of minor ailments.

Why CHoC:

Here are just a few reasons for joining our Outstanding organisation:

  • FTE salary - £69,595
  • Indemnity cover
  • Tailored shift patterns to suit personal circumstances and lifestyle
  • CFEP 360 feedback, regular clinical audits and CPD opportunities to support revalidation
  • Bespoke in-house training programme and clinical forums throughout the year
  • Study leave / annual leave / sick pay
  • NHS pension scheme
  • Voucher schemes: computer / cycle / childcare / eye care
  • Clinical support and wellbeing checks from our Head of Nursing

If this opportunity sounds like the one for you, we look forward to hearing from you soon.

For more information, please contact: Juliet Eyre (Head of HR & Training) or Zoe Heaven (HR Officer) / 01228 514830

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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