Optometrist - Northampton - New Independent Opticians

Zest Optical
£45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
17 Nov 2017
15 Dec 2017
Rebecca Wood
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time

A brand new independent Opticians is due to open at July/August time in the Northampton area, and the client is looking to recruit an exceptional full time Optometrist to join the team.

The practice will be sleek and modern, with a team of around 3-4 people including the Optometrist. This is an excellent opportunity to join a new Opticians, and to help build and maintain a loyal patient base.

The Role

  • Working as the sole Optometrist
  • Personally delivering an eye examination and Contact Lens service to a consistently high clinical and customer service standard.
  • 20 minute appointment times with pre-screening done by the support team
  • Identifying any signs of injury, disease, abnormality and vision defects, checking for general health conditions at the same time
  • Issuing prescriptions for glasses and contact lenses and advising them of the appropriate eyecare options
  • Fitting and checking prescribed lenses in order to correct vision defects
  • Make recommendations from the testing room to increase sales of glasses, contact lenses, coatings etc.
  • Conduct three way handovers
  • Support the Opticians Manager to ensure the clinics run efficiently
  • Understand the sales targets and key performance indicators - making suggestions where actions could improve performance
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Ensure patient history computer records are at the required professional standards

The Requirements

  • Fully qualified Optometrist registered with the GOC
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commercially aware
  • Enthusiastic
  • Confident

The Package

  • Base salary between £45,000 to £55,000
  • Bonus scheme based on turnover
  • All professional fees paid
  • 33 days holidays in total

This is a full time role including Saturdays with working hours from 9am to 5pm. You will work 37.5 hours a week.

To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV or call 0114 238 1726 for more information.

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