Optometrist - Bristol City Centre

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

Your future with Specsavers is clear

This position will take you into the vibrant and cultured City of Bristol. With excellent transport connections it is not uncommon for people to commute from far and wide to be part of such a colourful place. Not only is the City brimming with beautiful views, historical buildings and excellent shopping facilities, it is perfect for families, as well as playing host to fantastic night-life.

As an optometrist in Bristol City Centre your client base comes with great variety, range, and plenty of familiar faces of course. Our store is well established within the community, being the first ever Specsavers store. In this large, fast-paced store there is never a dull moment.

You'll be joining a team of 42 across 9 testing rooms (including hearcare). With the support of the Ophthalmic Director, Optometrist team and on-site Contact Lens Opticians you'll have no problem settling in to your new role.

This store is an accredited Platinum Employer, which means you can expect an exceptional employee experience every single day you work here. The Platinum Employer Scheme is part of our drive to become a famous place to work. Stores with this accreditation have been verified on five key employer standards: Recruitment, Performance Management and Reward, Talent Management, Learning and Development and Employee Engagement.

What’s on offer?

  • Competitive basic salary 
  • 33 days holiday per year
  • Professional fees paid
  • Dental and Medical cover
  • Highly acclaimed store in Optic community
  • Clinical advancement through EOS (Enhanced Optical Services) 
  • Management opportunities through to Lead Optometrist and JVP Pathway
  • Testing time of 20/25 minutes
  • Choice of Automatic Nidek Phoropters or Trial frames
  • Support with PCT points
  • Opportunity to supervise Pre-Reg Optometrist

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 or to apply, please contact Ben Bushby at Specsavers Recruitment on 01566 771892 or ben.bushby@specsavers.com

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