Optometrist - Edinburgh (Fort Kinnaird)

Competitive plus benefits
28 Feb 2018
28 Mar 2018
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Optometrist - Edinburgh (Fort Kinnaird) Role summary

Specsavers at Fort Kinnaird in Edinburgh are currently looking to recruit an Optometrist to join their expanding team.

Specsavers has been going from strength to strength, ever since the business started back in 1984. We strive for the highest clinical standards – and believe that the patient should be at the heart of everything we do. We also recognise that our people are critical to our past and future success – so we do everything we can to make sure you get the experience and career you're looking for from an outstanding tailored training and a personal development plan, to excellent benefits and unstinting support.

Role Overview:

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for an Optometrist within our Fort Kinnaird store in Edinburgh. The role would be suitable for an Optometrist looking for full or part time work and for Optometrists of various levels of experience as development is tailored specifically towards each individual. As an Optometrist you will make sure our patients get an expert eye examination, complete with clear information, sound advice and a friendly, professional approach. You’ll work to the highest clinical standards, ensure we comply with NHS guidelines (and our own procedures), and help to build a loyal community customer base.

As a professional, you’ll be an expert at putting people at ease and have the ability to talk customers through the eye examination process and explain their options in a clear, easy to understand way. What’s more, you’re organised and passionate about what you do – which means you keep accurate records and always have up-to-date knowledge of the latest developments in your field.

The area of Edinburgh:

Edinburgh is a truly beautiful city with something for everyone from rich history and natural beauty to amazing culture and a nightlife suited to all ages. The diversity of natural and architectural landscape between city, countryside and coast across the region means there's an abundance of things to see and do, and you'll have fun exploring them!

Salary & Package

  • A very competitive salary
  • Excellent bonus 
  • A clear direction in your optical career
  • Personal and clinical development opportunities - support with Pathway opportunities
  • GOC fees paid
  • Full time or part time working hours considered
  • Compressed working week on offer - 37.5 hours in 4 days giving you more time to do what you want to do!

If you enjoy a working environment where no two days are the same in a working environment where everyone works together for the benefit of the patients in the community and sucess of the store, then please contact me for more information  - Neil Birkett on 07508 729 205 or email neil.birkett@specsavers.com

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