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Practice Manager

Hours: Full-time

Salary: £45k a year (dependant on experience

with 6 weeks holiday plus Bank Holidays and access to the NHS pension scheme

Contract Type: Permanent

Reference number: NHS Jobs: A4563-22-5293

Closing Date: 9.00am 19 May 2022

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated manager with strategic vision who enjoys leading change, to join our rural practice in beautiful Cumbria. We are looking for a leader, who, along with the clinical team, will be responsible for our 6000+ patients and the services we provide to them.  You will also be committed to working with and developing a happy, high performing team.

It is no secret that general practice is a challenging and busy environment. We are fortunate to have high levels of patient satisfaction and wish for this to continue.

You will need to lead and manage activities across all aspects of our practice services and across our two sites. Our geography can be inspiring yet means that our population has unique needs, and we receive a high number of tourists to the Lake District area. 

Candidates should take for granted a need to be passionate about the care for our patients and how we provide it efficiently in a modern practice. You will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills, be a creative and adaptable leader, create followership and be resilient to the many and changing demands of the NHS. A successful Practice Manager is likely to be conscientious, confident, pragmatic, and eloquent, able to exploit the opportunity that digital solutions offer to create efficient ways of working.

Our days are varied, stimulating, and rewarding; if you would like to join us, please forward a CV and covering letter explaining why you want to be the leader of our team to:

Dr. Paula Cook, GP Partner Central Lakes Medical Group

Rydal Road


LA22 9BP

Informal telephone enquires welcome to: Tel 015394 32693

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