Optometrist - Newport (Wales)

Competitive plus benefits
05 May 2019
02 Jun 2019
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Optometrist - Newport (Wales) Role summaryCompany: Newport (Wales) Specsavers Opticians


Role: Optometrists - Full time at 38.75 hours per week                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Salary: £40,000-£45,000 plus bonus


Location: Newport




Specsavers Opticians are seeking to recruit a full time experienced GOC registered Optometrist(s).


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.

Salary package is £40,000-£45,000 plus GOC registration fees, possible car allowance and relocation allowance, medical and dental insurance, pension contribution.


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:  05/05/2019

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