Optometrists – For clinics in South & Mid Essex

Location
South & Mid Essex
Salary
£41,400 - £55,000 per anum pro rata
Posted
12 Oct 2017
Closes
11 Nov 2017
Job Role
Optometrist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Optometrists – For clinics in South & Mid Essex

Part time role 1 - 2 days per week.

We are looking for clinically minded individuals with a passion for patient care to join our growing team of optometrists delivering first class service in our diabetic eye screening clinics in Southend, Leigh-on-Sea, East Thurrock, Epping, Brentwood, Chelmsford and Braintree 

This is a wonderful opportunity to join our growing team of optometrists who have a passion for clinical optometry and an interest in expanding their skills and knowledge. We would like to hear from you if you are interested in working in any of the locations listed.

The role

Your role will be to take charge of the clinic carrying out diabetic eye screening using slit lamp and Volk. You will be working as part of the wider eye screening programme working alongside a team of other screeners and graders. You will have access to a variety of learning opportunities as part of the programme including the Health Screeners diploma in diabetic eye screening as well as regular training and development days. The role will be weekdays, no Saturday or Sunday clinics required.

About you

You will be a registered optometrist with the General Optical Council. You will have a friendly and accessible manner be a good communicator with patience and empathy and be happy working closely as part of a team. No previous experience in diabetic eye screening is necessary as training will be provided (please see the attached document for details on the training required for this role), however you should have excellent clinical skills using a slit lamp and Volk lens to view the fundus. Experience of hospital optometry especially working in medical retina clinics would be desirable but not essential but you should have an interest in developing your clinical skills.

Salary

£41,400 - £55,000 per anum pro rata

About us

Enhanced Optometry Services is an independent UK optometry company that works in partnership with the NHS and other providers delivering specialist eye care services. We specialise in diabetic eye screening and have been working providing specialist diabetic eye screening clinics since 2011.