Sessional General Practitioner - Cumbria, various including Carlisle, Whitehaven and Barrow

Sessional GP's required for various locations across Cumbria to work in Out of Hours and Extended Access

Are you looking for a flexible role? We are delighted to be advertising for GPs to join our clinical team as part of both our Out of Hours and Extended Access services in Cumbria - extended Access provides routine bookable appointments in order to give patients more flexibility. 


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.”


Our General Practitioners form an integral part of the CHoC team.  As a GP you will respond to medical problems presented by patients which may include:

  • Clinical advice by telephone
  • Face to face consultations
  • History taking
  • Examination
  • Diagnosis
  • Investigation
  • Treatment
  • Referral where appropriate

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


This post offers really flexible work opportunities as well as:

  • Simple web-booking facilities
  • Bonus scheme
  • Access to the bespoke in-house training and clinical forums

A career at CHoC gives you the opportunity to listen to your heart and have a work-life balance as a clinician that we believe is crucial – all this in one of the most stunning and diverse regions in the UK.

Listen to your heart. Have the work life balance you'd love.

Watch our recruitment video here

Read more about us here

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

To apply please complete the attached application form and email to or apply via NHS Jobs



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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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