Specsavers

Optometrist - Newport

Recruiter
Specsavers
Location
Newport
Salary
Competitive plus benefits
Posted
24 Sep 2018
Closes
23 Oct 2018
Job Role
Optometrist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Optometrist - Newport Role summaryCompany: Newport Specsavers Opticians

                                                                                                     

Role: Optometrist Full time role at 40 hours per week                                                                                                                                                         

Salary: £35 000                                                                                                                                                                           

Location: Newport, Austin Friars                                                                                                                              

Description:                                                                                                        

 

Specsavers Opticians are seeking to recruit two full time experienced GOC registered Optometrists.

                                                                 

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 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: 30th June 2018

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