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  • Advert number: 309595-0
  • Posted Date: 09/08/12

CUMBRIA HEALTH ON-CALL

Cumbria Health on Call is a key element of the arrangement in Cumbria providing a quality, highly responsive out-of-hours Primary Health Service.

We are managing a pilot to establish a new, Urgent Day Time Care Service in Barrow-in-Furness. This is part of a long-term strategy to develop and modernise Primary Health Care in the area.

To enable us to do this we are recruiting dynamic, highly  motivated, experienced Salaried and Sessional GPs to join our clinical and operational teams. The role will involve  responsibility for Urgent Day Time Primary Care; proactive medical management of patients in care homes; providing medical leadership to frail patients; backfilling and rotation throughout General Practice; out of hours and the hospital.

This is an exciting opportunity to help shape and improve the health care of patients in South Cumbria. CHOC provides a  supportive environment to work with established governance and opportunities for career development and training.

Cumbria has a lot to offer. A predominantly rural county, it is  considered one of the most beautiful regions of the UK and includes the whole of the Lake District. The breathtaking scenery and strong, sustainable communities make it a great place to live and work. Opportunities abound for various hobbies and sporting pastimes.

As well as good communication skills you must be flexible to work in different locations and with different people. The role will offer flexible full or part time working in both daytime and out of hours giving you time for family and hobbies. If you are looking to relocate to Cumbria please contact us.

Salary: £99,840 per annum.

Susan Blakemore, Managing Director, Cumbria Health on Call, Hilltop Heights, London Road, Carlisle CA1 2NS, email: susan.blakemore@choc.nhs.uk

Visit our website for further details: www.chocltd.co.uk