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Tier 2 Salaried GP / Salaried GP

Job Reference: J130-A-22-1900

Cumbria Health on Call (CHoC)
30 hours = £91,124 + indemnity


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 are recruiting salaried GPs to work across Cumbria and are pleased to offer Tier 2 visa sponsorship for eligible candidates.


Our General Practitioners form an integral part of the CHoC team, accountable to the Chief Executive and Medical Director. As a CHoC GP you will be responsible for providing high quality primary care services to the population of Cumbria in an out of hours setting.

This post can be part time or full time with a range of options available in terms of location, hours and working patterns.

Our Clinicians work from sites across Cumbria (including extended access locations). Our core bases are at:

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


CHoC GPs are covered by the state-backed CNSGP scheme, and we are pleased to contribute to the additional indemnity cover of all Salaried GPs.

We would be delighted to further discuss the role, support networks, flexible working patterns and the other benefits available to our salaried GPs including:

  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • study leave and ongoing training and development to meet your CPD needs
  • relocation packages for eligible candidates.
  • NHS Pension

For more information, please contact Zoe Heaven - Workforce & Inclusion Office - or 01228514830

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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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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