Optometrist - Ipswich

Competitive plus benefits
05 Jan 2018
02 Feb 2018
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Optometrist - Ipswich Role summary

Employer: Specsavers Opticians.


Role: Optometrists.                                                                                                                                                               

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum (dependant on experience and accreditations held) + performance related bonus and benefits.                                                                                                                                                               

Location: Ipswich, Suffolk                                                                                                                                                                


Specsavers Opticians in Ipswich are currently seeking to recruit experienced GOC registered Optometrists.


Duties of the roles will include:


·               To carry out eye examinations in accordance with company procedures and NHS regulations.

·               Prescribe, supply and fit appropriate spectacle lenses and contact lenses.

·               To advise patients on appropriate use of spectacles and contact lenses, as well as appropriate lighting levels in relation to reading and writing.

·               To refer patients to an Ophthalmologist eye specialist, where required.

·               To maintain patient records to a professional standard.

·               To maintain ongoing professional CET.


Qualifications / skills required:


·               Full registration as an Optometrist with the GOC.

·               Must have achieved core competencies as specified by the college of Optometrists and as approved by the GOC.

·               Must be of a confident and professional, yet friendly and approachable disposition.

·               Must have excellent patient / customer care skills.

·               Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

·               Able to demonstrate sound professional ethics.

To apply for this post please forward your full CV with a covering letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for the post to jack.dorrian@specsavers.com or call 01566 771886

Closing date for applications: Friday 2nd February

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