Domiciliary Optometrist - Tiverton/Taunton Area

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Location
Somerset
Salary
Competitive plus benefits
Posted
27 Nov 2017
Closes
25 Dec 2017
Job Role
Optometrist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Domiciliary Optometrist - Tiverton/Taunton Area Role summary

Due to the constant growth of our business, we are now looking for a patient-focussed Domiciliary Optometrist to cover the East Somerset and South Devon areas.
Healthcall Optical Services, now part of Specsavers, is one of the Country’s leading providers of home sight tests to individuals in their own homes, residential and nursing homes. Since becoming part of Specsavers, each region is growing considerably so there has never been a better time to consider a domiciliary career.

Our Region:

We are a large region scoping from Somerset, right the way down to Cornwall. We are now looking for an Optometrist to cover East Somerset and Devon, including the Tiverton/Taunton areas providing a first class eyecare experience alongside our experienced optical assistant to patients unable to get to a store due to physical or mental disability. The majority of our patients (85%) are seen in their own homes with the remaining being seen in local nursing homes. The M5 means that our region is easily commutable, making working in this beautiful area of the country that bit easier.

The Role:

In this flexible and varied position, you will be travelling throughout the East Somerset and South Devon areas with an optical assistant, working in partnership, you will provide a professional, personal test to our customers, testing using the latest equipment and advising on the best products for them. With Specsavers Domiciliary, the patient is our main focus, so with less pressure on test time and targets, you can focus on doing what you do best.

The Package:

In return for your professional expertise and passion, we can offer the following package:
• Basic salary of up to £60,000 D.O.E
• Company car OR car allowance worth up to £275 per month
• Fuel allowance
• Benefits including dental cover and pension scheme
• Generous 5 week holiday entitlement
• Monday – Friday working, NO WEEKENDS, 9am – 5.30pm
• Progression opportunity including support through clinical courses and DJVP directorship pathway
• Candidates will be considered for either a 4 or 5 day working week

Flexibility is key, and if you are interested in domiciliary, we are open to building a package to suit you.

For more information or to apply for this opportunity, please contact Polly Jopling on 01566 771 889 or at polly.jopling@specsavers.com

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