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Castlegate & Derwent Surgery Isel Road, Cockermouth, CA13 9HT Tel: 01900 705750

GP VACANCY – PART TIME, SALARIED – 5-7 SESSIONS

We are a visionary, forward-thinking and progressive GP practice in the Lake District looking to recruit a part time salaried GP, one of our existing partners will retire in March 2018 providing this opportunity. This post would be ideal for either an experienced GP looking to work more flexible hours or someone new to the profession; ideally we are looking to recruit between 5-7 sessions per week to commence April 2018.

We can help you achieve your ambitions, from clinical special interests to research, management, IT and medical politics. Or you may wish to focus on delivering core family practice. Our size means we are flexible, able to innovate and adapt whilst retaining a good team spirit and strong emphasis on quality and education. 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, perhaps to try somewhere different. If you enjoy walking, climbing, 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. The surgery has recently merged and we have 10 GP's serving 17,200 (approx.) patients in a newly opened £11 million Health Centre. Our highly skilled support team consists of 2 Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Practitioner with specialist interest in diabetes, 4 Practice Nurses specialising in chronic disease management (2 are prescribers), 4 Treatment Room Nurses and 7 Healthcare Assistants. Clinical staff are supported by experienced receptionists and administrators focused on working leaner and delivering excellent patient service.

In addition we can offer:-

  • A competitive salary and free medical indemnity cover
  • Annual leave: 7.5 weeks plus bank holiday entitlement
  • Part of the new “Integrated Care Community” with a strategic vision for integrating care services closer to home to suit local needs
  • Leading medical research centre with a full-time research nurse
  • Leadership team comprising of Business Partner, Practice Manager and Officer 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
  • Active patient participation group

WOULD LIKE TO KNOW MORE?
Please contact the surgery and ask to speak to either Mr Sid Williamson, Managing Partner or Mrs Suzanne Hughes-Rudd, Practice Manager for further details and to arrange for an informal visit – 01900 705350.

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