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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/04/2021.

Receptionist - Windermere Health Centre

Job Reference: J130-A-21-1579

Cumbria Health on Call (CHoC)
£9.66 per hour


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.

CHoC have recently agreed a 6 month arrangement to provide general medical services at Windermere and Bowness Medical Practice. As a result of this we are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic receptionist to join the team.

We are looking who can be flexible where needed but will working every Monday (1 day a week) for 8 hours. There may also be opportunity for extra hours e.g. holiday and sickness cover.

The post would suit a individual with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, who enjoys working on their own initiative. You will demonstrate a professional and confidential approach at all times. You will be IT literate and be able to work accurately and prioritise your workload. Previous experience of reception work and/or work a medical environment is essential.

The role requires significant interaction with patients by phone as well as face to face so a friendly, helpful and professional approach is essential, coupled with a commitment to providing a high standard of service to our patients.

Closing date for applications will be Thursday 29th April 2021.

Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert early once sufficient applications have been received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.

“Cumbria Health on Call Limited is a data controller and will process your personal data as part of the recruitment process. We take steps to safeguard your personal data and details of our processing activities can be found in our recruitment privacy notice which can be accessed via www. . If you would like a hard copy posting to you please contact us.”

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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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