Full time optometrist

Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland
UP TOO 57k
16 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is looking for an optometrist to work as part of a team delivering total satisfaction to their customers through conducting thorough eye examinations. You’ll also offer their customers recommendations to the highest professional and ethical standards which is something their customers have come to expect. You’ll also use your knowledge to efficiently  identify customer needs and recommend eyewear and eye care solutions.

You will not only work for the company, you will also act as an ambassador, ensuring every customer is welcomed to the store and to ensure their expectations are exceeded throughout their time in your care.

You will also play an active role in the provision of mentoring the store team as well as providing technical advice and guidance to the store team to encourage the best practice at all times. You’ll also work closely with the in store lab team to ensure all eye ware is produced to the correct specifications so that when a customer collects their order it has a quality seal of approval.

For your service you will be rewarded with the following;

Competitive salary

Up to £60K basic - subject to experience


Bonus scheme

Potential of up to £2,600 (Mystery Shop (qtly) & Team bonus -  Sales, Profit & Service)


Annual leave

25 days plus bank holidays


Competitive Market Supplements

Available in this county 2k/4k/6k


Life assurance cover

4 x salary


Annual entitlement to free eyewear

Up to £550


Private medical cover

For you & your family


Tax / NI Efficient Benefits

i.e. Childcare Vouchers/Cycle to Work


Contributory pension scheme

Pension with Aviva; sacrifice 5.25% of annual salary per month (or more if you wish) we will then contribute 2.50% for the first year and 4.50% thereafter


Professional development package - CET

time & resource to achieve & exceed the required CET points


Professional indemnity insurance

With FODO and the policy is with Royal and Sun Alliance


Supervisor Bonus

Up to £2K (£1K annual (paid mthly) & £1K on successful 1st time pass, £550 2nd time)


Career Development Packages

Dedicated Induction and Management Training Programmes available



Over all its one of the best packages in the county without doubt, they will look at all levels of experience and all will be treated equally. I have not listed all of the perks as their too long to list but I think bodes well enough as it sits.

Even if you are currently settled in your position, why not review this opportunity with an open mind.

Please let me know of any enquiries you may have. I.e. Will they look at PT? yes!


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