Newcastle Upon Tyne
27 Jun 2018
24 Jul 2018
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time


Optometrist Position

A leading independent chain is looking for a full time Optometrist to be mobile across the South Shields region. As an Optometrist, your client base comes with great variety, range, and plenty of familiar faces of course. In this medium sized, fast-paced store there is never a dull moment.

In the practice you will find all the latest high end equipment at your disposable as well as well as an experienced team of optometrists with a wealth of experience and knowledge to ensure you continue to grow and develop. Although they are offering a relaxed 30minute test time this will still require the right candidate to have a flexible working approach and be comfortable in fast paced environment.

Responsibilities of the Optometrist

The focus from my client is very much taking time to get things right, from the warmth of the welcome, to the thoroughness of the eye examination. Literally at the heart of the store, you’ll be a key member for the business, so you’ll need to be someone who is at ease engaging with people. You’ll take real pride in the quality of your work and treat every customer as an individual.

Requirements of the Optometrist

At least 1 years experience in a busy practice is beneficial but not essential with commercial awareness a large part of the ongoing success of the business. 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

In return for all your hard work my client will continually aim to invest in the practice and the team, ensuring that you are able to develop and pursue any professional interests, allowing you to provide an excellent customer service. My client has a huge amount of experience in the world of optics and can assist with any aspect of career development. Successful candidates will be encouraged to develop their management skills, which will include developing the practice and the wider company to meet the ever changing needs of its staff and patients.

For the right candidate my client is offering excellent working hours that include alternate Saturday’s, NO Sunday’s and NO late nights allowing you free days to spend quality time with family and friends.

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