Nurse Practitioner Prescribers, Cumbria (Kendal and Barrow)

Nurse Practitioner Prescriber – Out of Hours 

South Cumbria - Kendal and Barrow-in-Furness. 


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. 

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.”


An exciting opportunity has arisen for Nurse Practitioners Prescribers to join the CHoC team in support of our out-of-hours  services in the South of the county offering flexible working opportunities in a fast-paced but supportive working environment.


The post holder will work as a member of a close team responsible for recognising, negotiating and implementing processes to enhance the delivery of care.

You will:

  • assess patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems
  • initiate treatment
  • conduct investigations
  • give advice and manage problems using professional autonomous decision making processes
  • liaise with other healthcare professionals and service providers to ensure safe and effective patient care.


As well as really flexible work opportunites we offer continuous development for all of our staff, as well as regular supervision and annual appraisal, to ensure you achieve your personal goals. With support from your line manager we ensure you have the opportunity to develop your skills further.

Due to the requirements of the role, a minimum of 5 years post registration experience is necessary including primary care experience.

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.

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To apply please complete the attached application form and email to or apply through 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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