Optometrist

Employer
Inspired Selections Optical
Location
Maidstone
Salary
£55,000
Closing date
19 Sep 2021

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Job Role
Optometrist
Sector
Multiple Practice
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This family-run, independent group of opticians realise that everyone is different so get to know our patients as individuals to understand and provide the best solutions for their lifestyle.
It’s the same for their family members.

This optician is a place to grow and develop as an individual, with ambition encouraged and opportunities on offer. They pride themselves on having a strong internal culture that is focussed on building a strong team, one of care and inclusivity.
They continue to grow as a business and as an essential healthcare provider, it is vital that they continue to care for both clients and the team throughout this challenging time.

Currently, the group has over 20 practices in their portfolio and is continually growing.
The company has one driving ambition, which is to help our customers get the most out of life by supporting their vision and their hearing.
They have made a success of the business for two reasons: the way they treat customers, and the way they treat their own staff. By providing a great working environment, and rewards worth having, they create an atmosphere where people enjoy their work, feel empowered, and can build lasting customer relationships

The work environment and what to expect;

Whilst adhering to traditional business values, this optician has a young leadership team which invests heavily in the latest technology and training. Most importantly, they are an independent – and because they are agile, they can implement new ideas quickly and easily. The managing director, knows all he staff personally, and sits down for a chat with each staff member once a quarter.
If you’re interested in joining this independent group of opticians, you’ll need to have the same high standards as they do. Every last detail counts, from taking customers’ coats at the door to exceptionally thorough eye and hearing care examinations.

Responsibilities of the Optometrist

” Determine the best eye care solutions for patients in eye examinations and contact lens consultations, clearly and concisely communicate those solutions to the support staff and dispensing colleagues through specific recommendations.
” Perform all consultations, including eye examinations and contact lens reviews to the company standard.
” Clear understanding and proactive approach to solutions meetings and three way handover, with a good standard of product knowledge for contact lenses, spectacle lenses, frames and sunglasses.
” Maintain utmost professionalism and confidentiality with respect to our patients.
” Follow GOC and college of optometry guidelines in practice and undertake CET and further development.
” Work with the practice team and other colleagues to deliver obsessively great service to every ECC.

Requirements of the Optometrist

” Excellent communication skills
” Active listening skills
” Ability to be understood – verbally and written
” Ability to build relationships with Eye Care Clients.
” Excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
” Ability to diagnose, solve problems and make clinical decisions.
” Excellent record keeping.
” Ability to plan, prioritise workloads and meet deadlines.
” Ability to lead by example and promote new technology.
” High integrity and commitment to good governance and ensuring achieve clinical legal requirements.
” Optometry degree and GOC registered.

Compensation for the Optometrist

” A competitive basic salary of up to £55,000
” Open to full or part time (4 or 5 days)
” 5 weeks’ holiday plus bank holidays pro rata plus additional days holiday for your birthday each year.
” 3% employer/5%employee pension.
” Cycle to work.
” Simply Health
” My work/life solutions – discount and financial well-being platform
” Team discounts and family & friend’s discounts.
” Paid professional fees (GOC and professional indemnity which is currently the AOP). If part time pro rata.
” CET training provided every quarter after the quarterly roadshow, it provides 12 months annually

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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