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Receptionist - Windermere Health Centre

Job Reference: J130-A-21-1872

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.

Job Vacancy

Part Time Receptionists Needed

Windermere and Bowness Medical Practice

CHoC have recently taken on the management of the general medical services at Windermere and Bowness Medical Practice. As a result of this we are seeking to grow our reception team and are looking for three dedicated and enthusiastic receptionists.


About the Role

As a receptionist you will be the first point of contact for patients both face to face and on the phone dealing with queries and making appointments. You will also complete a range of administration tasks and communicate patient information with clinical staff.

We are looking to recruit two receptionists into the team with between15-25 hours available. 

About you

You must:

  • be friendly and helpful
  • have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • enjoy working on your own initiative
  • have a professional and confidential approach at all times.
  • be IT literate (Confident in the use of Microsoft Windows and ideally EMIS although training will be provided on this)
  • be able to work accurately and prioritise your workload
  • be flexible to suit the needs of the business

Previous experience of reception work and/or working in a medical environment is essential.

We have a commitment to providing a high standard of service to our patients and are looking for someone who shares this value.

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

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