Optometrist

Location
Orpington
Salary
£55,000
Posted
18 Nov 2020
Closes
15 Dec 2020
Ref
VAC-30062_1597318292
Job Role
Optometrist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Looking for that new role with a clinical independent opticians, but want to mould a practice and make it your own?? … look no more.

£50-55k basic (Pro rata)
4 day role – 9:00-5:30 (Mon, Tue, Fri & Sats)
Up to 45 min test time

This is a brilliant opportunity with a very relaxed working environment that has customer focus as a priority. You will walk each patient through their visit handling the pre-tests, contact lenses, and testing within 45 mins.

My client is looking for a bubbly, enthusiastic, up beat and friendly person looking to work in an independent rather than the multiples stepping away from the “production line” style to concentrate on quality and clinical awareness.

The owner of this practice is looking to step away from testing and needs an experienced Optometrist to step in and take on the testing and being the main point of call.

Responsibilities of the Optometrist

You will be responsible for dealing with each and every patient to the best of your ability

Complete full eye test including pre-screen within 40 min appointments.
You will be able to provide excellent customer service and speak with your patients in a friendly, confident yet professional manner.
Be a key part of the company and work with the team to drive business.
As this is an independent company that is renowned for going the extra mile you will be expected to come onto the shop floor to answer questions and get involved with patients as well.
Although patient focus is a big part of the role my client is also looking for someone hands on and commercially aware.

Requirements of the Optometrist

It is essential that you have previous Optical experience and ideally have worked within another high end independent.
You’ll be a well rounded Optometrist and have a good balance between commercial awareness and being clinically focussed. You will be on hand to help drive the practice in a variety of different areas.
You must be GOC registered and up to date with CET points.
Be able to provide excellent service to each and every patient.
Be driven and want to develop within your role.
Be able to work individually and as part of a team.
The ideal candidate for this position will have a minimum of 2/3 years post qualification experience ideally within a clinical practice.
You will possess excellent communication skills and will be passionate about delivering the highest possible levels of care. You will be hard working and dynamic – happy to go the extra mile.

Compensation for the Optometrist

For your efforts this company is willing to offer a more than competitive salary – up to £55k pro rata for the right person there are also additional benefits and the opportunity to develop your skills
Family friendly hours.
Fees paid.
5 weeks holiday pro rata.
Working in an affluent area with a loyal customer base.

What happens next?

Once you have applied, one of the experienced team at Inspired Selections will give you a call to discuss the role in more detail.
They will also go over your previous experience from your CV and your current situation to make sure you have the relevant experience and match what the client is looking for.
Once this has been discussed leave it to us and we will arrange the meeting for you.

To apply for this new and rare opportunity:

– Call Chris at Inspired Selections on 0121 778 6999
– Upload your C.V to www.inspiredselections.co.uk
– SMS your Name and Availability for a call to 07537417722

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