Associate (Locum) Optometrist - Carlisle

Competitive rates
15 Feb 2021
05 Mar 2021
Job ID 2020-1193
Job Role
Contract Type
Part Time
Associate (Locum) Optometrist - Carlisle

Are you an experienced Optometrist looking to develop your clinical skills outside practice? Or perhaps you have domiciliary experience and would like to discover what it is like working with a business that is truly focused on the best outcomes for patients and ethical prescribing?


We are looking for an associate Optometrist in the Carlisle location who can provide their services to us anywhere between 1 3 days per week.


Competitive rates
Consistent weekly days or block bookings
Flexibility working part time or alongside your other commitments
Travel within 20-25 miles of your home post code
No weekends or evenings
Clinical and digital equipment provided
Full support and training from your local clinical team
Self-employed position work as a sole trader or LTD company

Responsibilities Visioncall operates a hub and spoke model to provide local eyecare in the community. As an Associate Optometrist with Visioncall you be supported by your regional clinical team in conjunction with our centralised admin function in Glasgow. You will ideally work as part of a crew alongside a Dispenser; however, you may sometimes be required to work alone as a SuperOptom to provide for emergency clinics, or to confirm to regulatory restrictions.


Since 1994, Visioncall has been a leading eye care provider to the UK care home sector, delivering home sight tests to those unable to visit a high street optician. Regardless of a person's age or needs, we believe that they have the right to the best eye care service to help them See Better Live better. Our specialist holistic approach to eye care means our patients will bene t from being more engaged with the world around them.

To successfully apply for this post, you must have:


At least two years post qualified experience
Domiciliary experience would be advantageous but not essential
A passion for patient care and clinical excellence
A full driving licence and access to your own vehicle
Full GOC registration and professional indemnity insurance
An enhanced DBS or PVG check (this can be provided by Visioncall should you not already have one in place)


Apply now for more information. Or alternatively contact Pamela Wray-Slack on 07834733708 or


If you know an Optometrist or Dispenser that might be interested in working as an Associate with Visioncall you can earn a referral fee. For full details email


Visioncall is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to building a versatile environment for all employees.