Optical Express

Newly Qualified Optometrist, £50,000 plus bonus and benefits

4 days left

Newcastle Upon Tyne
Competitive plus benefits
26 May 2021
23 Jun 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting time to be a newly qualified Optometrist at Optical Express. 

Optical Express optometrists are focused on delivering exceptional patient care and outstanding clinical outcomes. For over 30 years, millions of patients have trusted Optical Express with their eye care.

Through continued investment in our people and technology, Optical Express offers optometrists a huge variety of exciting career opportunities at our clinics across the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe.

If you are a newly qualified optometrist and are seeking to take the next step in your career, we would love to hear from you.  Optical Express clinics offer specialised refractive surgery, pre and post-operative care in addition to routine eye and contact lens examinations.  No other UK optical business can offer you the same clinical diversity and opportunities for accelerated career development. Our optometrist career pathway is truly unique in the sector.

As a newly qualified optometrist at Optical Express, you’ll have access to the most advanced equipment from market leaders like Carl Zeiss and Johnson & Johnson Vision.  Over £400 million has been invested to ensure that our modern, state of the art clinics are equipped with best in class leading-edge technologies that helps us achieve the best possible clinical outcomes for our patients.

To ensure you have maximum support day-to-day, you will work alongside an exceptional professional team in the clinic, as well as having access to invaluable guidance from the Clinical Services Team, which includes some of the most experienced optometrists and ophthalmologists in the specialist areas of refractive surgery and cataract care.

Optical Express optometrists and clinical teams work together, collectively and consistently striving for excellence. We support each other, respect each other and are committed to a culture of care, trust and integrity.  The culture extends to our local communities, through our range of charitable and environmental projects. We focus on doing what is right for our patients, our colleagues, our local communities and our planet.

So, if you are interested in progressing your optometry career in a growing organisation with state of the art clinics, access to the best equipment and technology, and the opportunity to expand your clinical skills and learn from some of the most renowned ophthalmologists in the country, Optical Express is the place for you.

A fantastic opportunity has become available for a newly qualified optometrist to join our thriving clinic in Newcastle Eldon Square.  Located in intu Eldon Square Shopping Centre, Newcastle’s premium shopping destination, you will join a well-established team and have the opportunity to develop new skills and grow your clinical confidence.  This modern clinic is equipped with industry leading technology and provides a range of eye care services including refractive surgery consultations.

Your day will include:

  • Eye Examinations
  • Contact Lens related work

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Articulate, with excellent communication skills
  • Confident
  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Passionate about developing others
  • Organised

We are committed to providing optometrists across our business with rewards and benefits that really make a difference.  The fantastic range of benefits you will receive include:

  • A market leading salary with the possibility of a relocation package
  • The opportunity to significantly increase your salary through our reward and recognition programme
  • We can offer flexible working patterns to suit your lifestyle
  • Ongoing training and coaching throughout the year from our experienced Learning & Development team
  • The opportunity to gain the IP qualification, fully funded by the company
  • The opportunity to attend our CET events to gain CET points and improve your knowledge
  • Access to world class ophthalmologists and surgeons – giving you the opportunity to receive first-class in-house clinical guidance
  • Free laser eye surgery
  • BUPA Healthcare plan
  • Private pension plan
  • Indemnity cover
  • Your GOC fees paid
  • Relocation opportunities across the UK and Europe

From providing our own unique professional training, to rewards that recognise great performance, you’ll find life at Optical Express more satisfying than you ever imagined.

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