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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/09/2021.

ACP / ANP - Advanced Clinical / Nurse Practitioner

Job Reference: J130-A-21-1719

Cumbria Health on Call (CHoC)
£51,558 FTE


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 been awarded a long term contract to provide general medical services at Windermere and Bowness Medical Practice. As a result of this we are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Advanced Clinical Practitioner to join the team and to help shape the future of daytime services within our practice.

If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity within general practice this role could be for you so please read on.

About you:

As a passionate and experienced clinical practitioner, you will be committed to delivering high quality care - just like us!

This role will be suited to an autonomous clinician with a proven track record of delivering high quality care within a Primary Care setting. You will be an independent prescriber, experienced in dealing with a wide range of minor ailments.

The role:

You will provide comprehensive healthcare sensitive to the needs of the Windermere and Bowness Medical Practice patient population.

The role will include:

  • Advanced clinical assessments, history taking, diagnosis, treatment planning, prescribing and evaluation.
  • 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.

Hours of work

This is a permanent role with 16 hours per week available within the practice, on Wednesdays and Fridays. These hours may be available on a job-share basis.


  • NHS Pension scheme
  • clinical and wellbeing support
  • training and CPD opportunities
  • voucher scheme: computer/cycle to work/childcare/eye care
  • study leave/annual leave/sick pay
  • paid indemnity cover

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.

For more information, please contact the CHoC HR team on 01228 514830 or - we look forward to hearing from you!

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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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