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Optical Assistant - Shrewsbury Newmedica

Competitive plus benefits
Closing date
24 Oct 2021

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Job Role
Optical Assistant
Multiple Practice
Contract Type
Full Time
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Location: Shrewsbury Newmedica

Salary: Competitive basic dependent on experience

Working hours: Full Time (Weekend work is essential)

Experience level: Previous Optical experience is essential for this role


Primary responsibility for delivering ongoing clinic services including:

  • Managing the relationship with the patient and the provision of appropriate information to them, ensuring that exceptional customer service is delivered.
  • Management of patient data; ensuring availability, required accuracy and confidentiality. This may involve retrieving patient records from and returning them to the Trust, liaising with Newmedica’s central operations team, updating Newmedica’s electronic patient records and producing and providing letters to patients.
  • Performing, verifying and recording results of clinical testing with absolute integrity.
  • Working with other clinic staff, including clinicians to ensure optimal patient flow, including assisting them if required.
  • Undertaking other ad hoc and administrative tasks as required to ensure the smooth running of the clinic.
  • Appropriate escalation of process, clinical, equipment, quality or infection risk issues.
  • Maintaining a positive relationship with client teams at every interaction.
  • Committed to continued professional development and clinical governance, including participating in appraisal process, completion of mandatory training and clinical audits and research as required.


If you are interested, please click Apply as this vacancy will close once we have filled all available places. We therefore highly recommend early applications.

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