Optometrist - Newport Austin Friars, Gwent

Competitive plus benefits
12 Feb 2018
12 Mar 2018
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Optometrist - Newport Austin Friars, Gwent Role summary

Are you looking for a more flexible working arrangement or achieve a better work/ life balance? Maybe to develop your career or practice differently? Join our award winning team in Specsavers Newport, and due to our high involvement in Enhanced Optical Services (EOS), as well as being a large City Centre store, we can offer lots of flexibility for your career progression or working hours.

Our store has recently been recognised by Specsavers with an Award for Excellence in EOS, and is the first High Street Opticians in the UK to partner with the NHS to form a Wet AMD Ophthalmic, Diagnostic and Treatment Centre (ODTC). We are also a Glaucoma ODTC and participate in shared care Glaucoma with the local hospital. You need to be a WECS accredited Optometrist to be able to participate in these schemes: full training and support will be provided in store.

The practice, which is less than a year old, has phoropter heads in each room. We have an OCT and a 3D fundus camera which are both linked directly to Ophthalmology. We have access to the NHS Clinical Workstation so you may access a patients hospital records as part of your duties. Pre-testing and Humphrey fields are done for you by our highly trained support team which includes DO's, CLO's, Low Vision Practitioners, Level 3 & 4 Qualified Optical Assistants. 

A role within our store will allow the successful candidate to excel and progress in the specific field they are passionate about; with opportunities for fantastic personal and/or professional development.

For more information regarding this brilliant opportunity please call Ben Bushby on 01566 771892 or email ben.bushby@specsavers.com

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