Senior Optometrist - Clifton, Bristol

Bristol (City Centre)
Competitive plus benefits
06 Nov 2017
04 Dec 2017
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Optometrist - Clifton, Bristol Role summary

Our Senior Optometrist has successfully completed the Specsavers Joint Venture Pathway programme and is now looking to become an Ophthalmic Director of their own Specsavers store, opening up an opportunity for an experienced Optometrist to join our practice as a Senior Optometrist. In this role, you will lead the clinical side of the business, supervising pre-reg Optometrists and working closely with our Retail Director to ensure the smooth running of this busy practice. 

You’ll offer our customers recommendations to the highest professional and ethical standards – which is something our customers have come to expect from us. You’ll also use your knowledge to effectively identify customer needs and recommend eyewear and eye care solutions accordingly.

On offer for the successful candidate is a very competitive base salary for the region with added incentives such as a lucrative bonus scheme, generous holiday allowance, professional fees paid as well as a private health scheme.

Our Store:

The Clifton store has 4 testing rooms, each equipped with automatic phoropter heads. This stores offers the latest optical equipment alongside experienced and highly supportive teams, so everything is in place for to progress your career within optics.

Bristol is undoubtedly one of the most vibrant cities in the UK and has recently been named as the UK's most desirable location in the Sunday Times Best Places to Live Guide 2017. With its rich maritime history as one of the country’s largest ports for over a century, Bristol is a network of architectural, historical and cultural delights. In addition, the city enjoys a diverse artistic and cultural calendar with theatres, live music venues and a plethora of festivals throughout the year – largely driven by the burgeoning student communities of the city’s two major universities.

The cost of living in Bristol is comparably lower than London; with all the benefits of a lively nightlife, great transport links and a variety of exciting job opportunities within Specsavers.

About us….and you

Our Optometrists provide eye examinations and a contact lens service that meet high clinical standards as well as strict NHS guidelines. Equally, they provide every customer with clear advice and the peace of mind that comes with being in expert hands. To be part of our team, you’ll need to provide the same unique blend of customer care and professional excellence – which will make a big impact on the store’s overall success.

As an experienced professional, you’ll be an expert at putting people at ease and welcoming customers with a naturally personable approach. You will talk customers through the eye examination process and talk through their options with them. What’s more, you must be passionate about what you do with an aptitude for organisation – which means you keep accurate records and always have up-to-date knowledge of the latest developments in your field.

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

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