Specsavers

Optometrist - Maidstone, Kent

Recruiter
Specsavers
Location
Maidstone
Salary
Competitive plus benefits
Posted
28 Sep 2020
Closes
25 Oct 2020
Ref
41524
Job Role
Optometrist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Employer: Specsavers Opticians

                                                                                                  

Roles: Optometrist.                                                                                                                                                               

Salary: £36,000 - £52,000 per annum (based on experience and accreditations held).  Possibility for additional performance related bonus in the future.       

Locations: Maidstone (and surrounding areas), Kent

Closing date: 1st October 2020   

                                                                                                                                         

Description:                                                                                                        

Specsavers Opticians in Maidstone, Kent are seeking to recruit an experienced GOC registered Optometrist.

                                                                 

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 and 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 CET.

                                                                       

Qualifications / skills required:                                                                                          

  • Full registration as an Optometrist with the General Optical Council.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrable previous experience.

 

To apply for a post please forward your full CV with a covering letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for appointment to: Catherine Fairbanks on catherine.fairbanks@specsavers.com