Optometrist

Location
Cheltenham
Salary
£45,000
Posted
04 Jul 2019
Closes
31 Jul 2019
Ref
VAC-26753_1545236719
Job Role
Optometrist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

My client has been established since 1938 and has an enviable reputation for offering a diverse service from eye tests to hearing tests and everything in between.
With over 140 practices and still growing they are now looking for an optometrist to work between two of their practices in the Cheltenham area.
They are offering a competitive salary package and family friendly working hours.

Optometrist position

The role is working in a well established small and personable independent style practice that have part time testing 2-3 days. They have an experienced manager in all stores and very well trained support teams of between 3 and 6 and well presented environments.
They are all paper system led practices at the moment with plans for introducing paperless across the whole business. It is a 25 minute testing role and contact lens work is part of the working day. You will have some control of your diary in conjunction with the managers input as and when required with working hours between 09:00 – 17:30.

Responsibilities of the Optometrist

You will conduct 25 minute tests as well as completing contact lens fittings and aftercare. You will be on hand to offer clinical advice and help patients to choose the best options for their needs. As this is an independent style practice a dynamic and flexible approach to your work is required as everybody helps in all areas of the practice.

Requirements of the Optometrist

To apply for this position you must a fully qualified, GOC registered optometrist who is up to date with all CET requirements. You will be able to work 2-3 days with flexibility on working days and weekend working is negotiable with potential of alternate Saturdays and no Sunday requirements.
You will ideally have at least 1 year of post qualification experience although for the right person they could consider someone relatively newly qualified and you will be comfortable working as the sole optometrist in a practice.
As well as this you will have a friendly professional disposition, be well presented and have an excellent chair side manner.

Compensation for the Optometrist

On offer is a better than average basic salary of up to £45,000 for the right person, experience dictates, plus additions to be discussed at interview.

To apply for this optometrist position in the Cheltenham area or other optometrist jobs in UK call Inspired Selections on 0121 778 6999 or go to www.inspiredselections.co.uk
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