Domiciliary Optometrist - Somerset, Devon & Dorset

Competitive plus benefits
13 Apr 2018
11 May 2018
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Domiciliary Optometrist - Somerset, Devon & Dorset Role summary 

Company: Bournemouth 1 Specsavers Domiciliary


Role: Home Visit Optometrist Full time role at 40.00 hours per week                                                                                                                                                         

Salary: £70,000                                                                                                                                                   

Location: Somerset, Devon, Dorset (EX, TA, DT)



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: 14/05/2018

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