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Tier 2 Salaried GP / Salaried GP

Job Reference: J130-A-19-1157

Cumbria Health on Call (CHoC)
30 hours = £86,718 + £11,250 indemnity

Cumbria Health on Call Ltd (CHoC) is a not-for-profit Social Enterprise providing out of hours (OOH) primary care to the population of Cumbria in addition to a number of in-hours services. The OOH element of service provides care, treatment and support over 68% of the week for some 500,000 people over a land mass of 2,613 square miles.

CHoC was rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission following an inspection in November 2016. The organisation also received excellent feedback from a survey conducted by Healthwatch Cumbria, an independent report into patient experiences of the CHoC service, and most recently CHoC was nationally recognised at the NHS70 Parliamentary Awards, winning the Excellence in Primary Care award.


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.

All CHoC Clinicians must adhere to the Cumbria Health on Call Code of Good Practice and keep updated with Cumbria Health on Call's policies and guidelines.

Our Clinicians work from sites 14 sites across Cumbria (including extended access locations) within our core bases at:

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


CHoC are very aware of the situation all GPs are all facing in regard to the rising costs of Indemnity cover for out of hours work and the difficulties this has caused. CHoC are pleased to offer a contribution towards indemnity cover to all CHoC Salaried GPs.

A 40 hour per week salary of£115,624plus the maximum indemnity contribution where applicable of£15,000, would give a gross contracted pay of£130,624per annum.

  • A full-time post (40 hours per week) would be eligible for a maximum contribution of up to £15,000 p.a.
  • Variable pro rata contributions for part time contracts

We are pleased to discuss the role, flexible working patterns and the other benefits available to our salaried GPs including annual leave, study leave, ongoing training and development, and relocation packages for eligible candidates.CHoC are also eligible for the NHS Pension Scheme.

For more information, please contact Juliet Eyre (Head of HR & Training) on or 01228514830

“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.”

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. 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, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

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

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