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Inspired Selections
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10 Feb 2022

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Job Role
Multiple Practice
Contract Type
Full Time
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A very rare opportunity has become available with a high-end independent chain of opticians who are looking for a resident Optometrist in one of their practices in North Kent. This particular optician rarely has vacancies available as people don’t tend to move on due to the great environment.

” Up to £75,000 basic
” Full time – 9am to 5:30pm in the week and 9am to 4pm on Saturdays
” Great equipment – Thompson charts, trial frames, fields, OCT etc.
” 40-minute testing times with all pre-screening completed by shopfloor staff
” Supported by a Dispensing Optician in practice

I am currently working with an independent optical chain who have been established for over 50 years and have an outstanding reputation with their large and loyal patient base. This optician are currently looking for an experienced Optometrist in one of their practices in North Kent.

This company has a wide range of high end and bespoke frames which they pride themselves on that can suit all budgets as they predominantly have a mature and affluent patient demographic. They have a very friendly and welcoming close-knit team in place that have all been in place for many years, who all work closely with each other to deliver the highest levels of care possible and they have a very good local reputation for excellence in customer care.

Responsibilities of the Optometrist

The ideal candidate will be a fully qualified Optometrist – open to the amount of experience.
Working full time, 5 days per week in one practice a resident Optometrist.
What’s important, is your ability to build rapport and converse with patients as pride themselves on excellent customer care.
Completing full eye-tests in 40-minute testing slots to provide excellent service to your patients, this will include OCT, all pre-screening will be done by the support staff on the shopfloor.
You will be working with all the latest equipment as previously mentioned in a relaxed calm environment surrounded by a close knit friendly team.
You will also be comfortable with contact lens fittings and have experience with this as there is no Contact Lens Optician in the team.

Requirements of the Optometrist

Must be GOC registered.
Open to newly qualified or experienced but must be confident in their ability.
Experience within the private sector as well as NHS in optics is required
A friendly and personable demeanour and strong personal work ethic.
A customer focused approach to your work and the ability to build a strong rapport with customers and colleagues alike.
A positive, friendly and engaging personality.

Compensation for the Optometrist

For your efforts a competitive package is on offer
Up to £75,000 basic
Conversion and behavioural bonus scheme (Approx £5,000)
Sociable hours 9am to 5:30pm on weekdays and 9am to 4pm Saturdays, no Sundays and no late nights
Great equipment – Thompson charts, trial frames, fields, OCT etc.
Modern practice that was refitted within the last 4 years
Professional fees covered – GOC and AOP
28 days holiday including Bank Holidays increasing 1 day per year up to 5
Free parking a 5-minute walk from the practice

You will also have the opportunity to receive some further training and join a professional team in a fun and relaxed environment.

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
– SMS your Name and Availability for a call to 07537417722


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