Optometrist - Hereford

Competitive plus benefits
19 Feb 2018
19 Mar 2018
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Optometrist - Hereford Role summary 

Company: Hereford Specsavers Opticians


Role: Optometrist (Full time role at 37.5 hours per week)                                                                                                                                                               

Salary: Circa £40k pa                                                                                                                                                      

Location: 12 Maylord St, Hereford, HR1 2DS                                                                                                         



Specsavers Opticians are seeking to recruit a full time experienced GOC registered Optometrist.


Duties of the role 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, 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 CPD.


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 have independent prescribing qualification.
  • Must have College professional certificate in glaucoma (may consider if working towards).
  • Hospital eye department experience necessary.
  • PHD preferred.
  • 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.

Closing date for applications: 25/03/2018

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