My client is a part of a very highly recognised optical group with high standards and a strong presence in the local community.
They have a 5 clinic practice running 7 days a week to service the vocal community with a very good reputation for quality and customer satisfaction.
They are now looking to take on a team orientated optometrist to work alongside the team with flexibility on working over the weekends.
The practice has 5 test rooms with air conditioned and comfortable work spaces.
They have a comfortable 20-25 minute testing time and have an experienced support team who will take care of all the pre-testing for you.
The practice is fitted out with all the latest equipment coupled with it being a very comfortable environment to be in for both the client and the team.
They are the major opticians in the area and servicing both private and NHS clients and offering a good range of lenses and frames to suit all budgets. They now require a GOC registered optometrist to test to 20-25 minutes and comfortable doing contact lens work.
Responsibilities of the Optometrist
The role will be delivering eye tests to a high standard with some contact lens work undertaken. You will be expected to make recommendations to patients who will then be passed on to the support team.
There is some weekend working on a rota basis but they can discuss flexibility i.e. one on one off or one weekend day per week.
Requirements of the Optometrist
You will be GOC registered and full CET accredited and happy to test to 20/25 minutes and have sound clinical skills and strong commercial awareness.
They are open to any levels of experience as it is more about your commercial awareness and clinical skills. You will have a friendly and personable demeanour and strong personal work ethic. A customer focused approach to your work and the ability to build a strong rapport with customers and colleagues alike.
Compensation for the Optometrist
For your skills and input my client is offering a competitive salary package with a basic in the £40,000s and a good bonus scheme in place to further enhance your earnings potential as well as 30 days holidays inclusive of bank holidays and professional fees paid. You will also have the opportunity for ongoing personal development.