Careers Hub

  • The Optician Workplace Guide is designed to support professionals in maximizing their careers. This year’s theme is Career Elevation.
  • As an optical professional, you should only be looking for recruitment advice from an expert consultancy who understands your industry, your job and, most importantly, you!
  • Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO) College’s new optical assistant course has had record numbers wanting to join.
  • The role that optometrists play in primary eye care is changing. With this in mind Optical Express has exclusively partnered with Glasgow Caledonian University to offer its optometrists the opportunity to gain the Independent Prescribing (IP) qualification.
  • At OutsideClinic we understand that it may seem daunting being out on the road as a domiciliary optometrist if you’ve never done it before. That’s why we take every step possible to ensure our optometrists get the support they need and deserve.
  • The Pre-reg Guide supplement offers supportive insight in choosing a suitable placement, steps to qualifying and guidance regarding employment when qualified. Read your free copy today!
  • Vivid Optical’s Danny Alaimo sat down with competition winner and Insight Optical Training director, Anthony Blackman to discuss his company, the awards and the optical markets perception on recruiters.
  • Have your doubts about domiciliary work? Concerned about moving away from the traditional testing room? Read on to see how OutsideClinic debunks three of the most common myths surrounding domiciliary work and see for yourself what an exciting career you could have as a home visiting optician. 
  • Seven tips from ABDO president Clive Marchant FBDO and vice-president Jo Holmes FBDO
  • At The Outside Clinic you can book a free, no-commitment Taster Experience to see for yourself what 21st Century domiciliary is really like.  And when we say ‘experience’ we mean just that.
  • How the key budget measures may affect practice owners and locums in particular
  • The 2018 Optician Workplace Guide, Careers in Optics supplement takes a journey across different practice settings in different parts of the country. Results from our ongoing salary survey will provide further perspective of the optical jobs market, together with analysis of what makes staff tick...
  • Have you lost your passion for Optometry? Want your weekends back? Do you need a change? Fall in love with optometry again at The Outside Clinic.
  • Are you fed up of working at the weekends? Are you finding that you are declining all your friend’s weddings due to work commitments? Or are you missing out on quality family time? The Outside Clinic offers Optom’s their weekends back allowing free time to spend as you wish.
  • The Outside Clinic offers a unique bespoke tablet system, called EYEris, that has helped us as a business better adapt to the changing face of optometry by improving the whole patient experience, raising industry standards and making the lives of Optometrists easier. We chat with one of the inven...
  • To our patients, Super Optom’s are superheroes. But how do you become one yourself? Read on to find out how The Outside Clinic can give you the courage and skills to earn your cape and take your first steps into Super Optometry
  • A career in optics is changing. The use of latest practice technology, obtaining extra clinical skills and modern working environments are assessed in this year’s Workplace Careers in Optics supplement.
  • Domiciliary Optometry is a fast growing market with huge potential
  • The Perfect Appointment Diary – by The Outside Clinic
  • An increasing number of Optometrists are choosing to work in the domiciliary sector, find out why.