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Salaried GP

Job Reference: 262-A-19-56093

General Practices in W, N,E Cumbria
GP - A82021
Cockermouth, Cumbria
To be discussed

The County of Cumbria not only boasts some of the best and most scenic landscapes in the UK but has a sense of community that is friendly and welcoming and this is reflected in our General practices.

The practices have a collaborative approach to working with mergers becoming common place to streamline workloads and Cumbria are leading on the up skilling of staff to support and sustain general practice for the future.

Whichever practice you see advertised below, we hope it is a practice you enjoy working with as much as we do.

For more information on each practice advertised, please see the additional information sheets or contact the Practice Manager for an informal chat.

Salaried GP 4-6 sessions per week

Located in the historic market town of Cockermouth on the edge of the Lake District, we are visionary, forward-thinking and progressive.

As a training and research practice we place a strong emphasis on education and quality of care. We are flexible, able to innovate and adapt whilst retaining a good team spirit. We are constantly seeking ways to improve the patient journey and maintain a supportive and motivating culture amongst our staff.

This is an excellent opportunity to join our team. If you enjoy the great outdoors and beautiful scenery then this position could be tailor made for you! Allerdale was recently ranked top in Britain as the happiest, most affordable area to live and the ancient market town of Cockermouth is a jewel in its crown.

In summary:

  • A competitive salary and free medical indemnity cover
  • Annual leave: 7.5 weeks plus bank holiday entitlement
  • 10 GP's serving 17,200 (approx.) patients
  • 3 Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Practitioner with specialist interest in diabetes, 8 Practice nurses and 6 Health care assistants
  • Training practice – medical students, Foundation Year 2 Doctors, GP registrars
  • Leading medical research centre with a full-time research nurse
  • Modern purpose built premises
  • Part of the new “Integrated Care Community” with a strategic vision for integrating care services closer to home to suit local needs
  • Leadership team comprising of Business Partner, Practice Manager and Operations Manager ensuring strategic vision and goals are achieved
  • High QOF and QIS achievement
  • EMIS Web system
  • CQC Inspected in April & May 2016 – rated GOOD
  • In house dispensary and onsite pharmacy
  • Active patient participation group
  • Registered Parkrun Practice


Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.

If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

If you have been unsuccessful following shortlisting, you can check the status of your application by clicking on "My Applications" and reviewing the status. Due to the volumes of applications we receive we will not automatically issue feedback or send any further notification via email that you have been unsuccessful hence the importance of checking your account.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply, who would require immigration sponsorship, can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post on the UK Borders and Immigration (UKBA) website.

We welcome your feedback via NHS jobs to how we can improve our recruitment service and we hope to see you working for us soon.

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.

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