Optometrist - Hereford

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Location
Hereford
Salary
Competitive plus benefits
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
04 May 2018
Job Role
Optometrist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Optometrist - Hereford Role summary 

Company: Hereford Specsavers Opticians

                                                                                                     

Role: Optometrist (Full time role at 37.5 hours per week)                                                                                                                                                               

Salary: Circa £40k pa                                                                                                                                                      

Location: 12 Maylord St, Hereford, HR1 2DS   

                                                                                                      

Description:                                                                                                        

 

Specsavers Opticians are seeking to recruit a full time experienced GOC registered Optometrist.

                                                                 

Duties of the role will include:  

                                                                                         

  • To carry out eye examinations in accordance with company procedures and NHS regulations.
  • Prescribe, supply and fit appropriate spectacle lenses and contact lenses.
  • To advise patients on appropriate use of spectacles, contact lenses as well as appropriate lighting levels in relation to reading and writing.
  • To refer patients to an Ophthalmologist eye specialist, where required.
  • To maintain patient records to a professional standard.
  • To maintain ongoing professional CPD.

                                                                       

Qualifications / skills required:

                                                                                         

  • Full registration as an Optometrist with the GOC.
  • Must have achieved core competencies as specified by the college of Optometrists and as approved by the GOC.
  • Must have independent prescribing qualification.
  • Must have College professional certificate in glaucoma (may consider if working towards).
  • Hospital eye department experience necessary.
  • PHD preferred.
  • Must be of a confident and professional, yet friendly and approachable disposition.
  • Must have excellent patient / customer care skills.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Able to demonstrate sound professional ethics.
 

To apply for this post, please forward your full CV with a covering letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for the post to imogen.bryant@specsavers.com

Closing date for applications: 04/05/2018

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