I have just been made aware of an excellent opportunity for an experienced Optometrist to work in one of the most desirable places to live in the UK – Cornwall, Newquay. Due to its relaxed pace, ocean air, stress free and friendly culture Cornwall attracts the eye of many for holidays within the UK but this could be your chance to work, live and create a new life for yourself in the South-West.
My client are one of the most recognisable opticians in the UK being established for over 75 years with over 150 practices and still growing.
Responsibilities of the Optometrist
You will conduct 25 minute tests as well as completing contact lens fittings and aftercares. You will be on hand to offer clinical advice and help patients to choose the best options for their needs. As this is an independent practice a dynamic and flexible approach to your work is required as everybody helps in all areas of the practice.
Working very closely with the NHS in a referral scheme offering an excellent service you would be able to develop your career and provide MECS services.
Requirements of the Optometrist
To apply for this position, you must be a fully qualified, GOC registered optometrist who is up to date with all CET requirements.
Open to full time or part time but you must be able to work on Saturdays with no Sunday or late night requirements (my client can offer 1 weekend off per month). You will ideally have at least 1 years of post-qualification experience although for the right person they could consider someone newly qualified.
As well as this you will have a friendly professional disposition, be well presented and have an excellent chair side manner.
Compensation for the optometrist
They offer a competitive salary package (up to £60k) + additional benefits including bonus (approx £3k per annum), 5 weeks’ holiday, fees paid, free parking etc.
You will also have the opportunity to work within a relaxed and flexible atmosphere.
Working hours would be 9:00-5:30 in the week and 9:00-5:00 on Saturdays with 1 hour lunch
To apply for this optometrist position in Newquay or other optometrist jobs in UK call Inspired Selections on 0121 778 6999 or go to www.inspiredselections.co.uk
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