Optometrist

Employer
Visioncall
Location
Norwich
Salary
Competitive rates
Closing date
22 Dec 2021

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Job Role
Optometrist
Sector
Domiciliary
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Seeking qualified, experienced, GOC registered optometristfor locum andresident vacancy. Flexible work. Competitive salary plus attractive benefits.

We are not your average domiciliary eye care company, here at Visioncall. So why not join us as an Optometrist and work for an organisation truly focused on patient care and ethical prescribing? With a maximum of two locations in any given day, less time is spent travelling, and more time spent with those who need eye care most, helping them see better and live better.

As an Optometrist with Visioncall we can offer:

  • 65,000 - 70,000 basic salary + bonus + mileage allowance
  • 2,500 joining fee (criteria applies)
  • Supported on clinic by an experienced Dispenser (pre testing and dispensing)
  • 33 days annual leave entitlement & holiday purchase/sell scheme
  • Contributory pension
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Sick pay scheme
  • GOC fees and professional indemnity insurance
  • Employee assistance programme - to support wellbeing
  • iPad and clinical equipment
  • Flexible working week + NO weekends
  • Core working hours 8.30am-5.30pm Monday to Friday
  • Extensive induction programme + excellent ongoing support from local clinical team
  • Interested to hear more? For a quick, informal chat please contact our recruitment team:

    Lesley McKinnon 07923 257753 lmckinnon@visioncall.co.uk

    https://jobs.vision-call.co.uk/whydomiciliary/

    COVID-19 considerations:
    All of our employees are given Infection Prevention & Control training and clinical teams provided with full PPE.

    Responsibilities
    • Act as a key ambassador for the business
    • Treat every Patient with Empathy, Courtesy and respect in a dignified way.
    • Treat every Patient as an individual using only the most appropriate methods and technology
    • Carry out eye examinations to Patients with a range of different needs who are unable to attend a high street practice.
    • Offer help and advice to Patients and Carers with regard to eye health, spectacles required, and frame and lens choice.
    • Ensure record cards, GOS paperwork and referrals are completed accurately and legibly.
    • Carry out a handover with patients, care home manager and/or family members to discuss the examination results and any recommendations.
    • Actively participate in team meetings to look for areas of improvement and receive feedback.
    Qualifications
    • GOC registration
    • Minimum one year post qualified experience
    • Able to demonstrate strong clinical practice
    • Excellent communications skills both Verbal and Non-Verbal
    • Sensitivity towards others
    • Calm and composed temperament
    • Adaptable
    • Innovative and looking to continuously improve
    • Strong team player with a supportive nature

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