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Inspired Selections
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1 Aug 2022

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Job Role
Independent Practice
Contract Type
Full Time
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Are you a qualified Optometrist living in and around the Helensburgh area and looking for a change of pace in a very well-respected independent practice?

They are open to a newly qualified or experienced professional to join a team of four in a high end, high street, independent opticians with an enviable reputation for quality and service.

They pride themselves on 30-40 mins tests with the Optometrist doing their own pre-screening to enable the client to build up confidence in the service offered.

They are looking for flexibility to work Saturdays and opening hours are, Monday to Saturday 9am-5pm.

Optometrist Position

The owners are professionals and drive the business from the front, constantly looking at growing their portfolio.
They are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Optometrist, with a long-term outlook, who is customer-driven but also has a flair for the commercial side.
Their patients are at the heart of everything they do and as such need to be of the same ethos.

Responsibilities of the Optometrist

You will be responsible for delivering the best possible care to all their patients and work closely as part of a strong team. The company’s goal is to deliver outstanding patient care, combined with sound dispensing advice and product recommendations that best suit individual customer needs. In addition, they aim to provide both their colleagues and customers with an overall excellent environment.

You will be responsible for contact lens fitting, aftercare advice, maintaining accurate patient records and keeping up to date with product and professional knowledge to conduct a thorough sight test offering your expert opinion and making recommendations. You will be on hand to answer any difficult questions and share your clinical knowledge with patients and the team.

Requirements of the Optometrist

To apply for this position, you will need to be a fully qualified optometrist who is GOC registered and up to date with all CET requirements. You will have a patient-centred approach along with the ability to work well in a team. Additionally, you will have a successful career to date and be able to demonstrate great interpersonal skills, commercial awareness, and clinical expertise.

The role is for five / six days with weekend working and fixed opening hours across the week.

Compensation for the Optometrist

For your commitment, a competitive basic salary of £36k to £60k depending on experience and qualifications.
Additional benefits
” Practice Bonus
” 34 days holidays
” GOC fees paid
” CET Courses
” FODO indemnity insurance
” Staff discount 2 x 100% off vouchers for specs, sunglasses, or annual Supply of contact lenses
” 6 x 50% off for family and friends
” Professional fees paid
” Bonus scheme (to be discussed at the interview)

To apply for this outstanding and exciting opportunity:

– Call Rueel at Inspired Selections on 0121 778 6999
– Upload your C.V to
– SMS your Name and Availability for a call to 07537417722

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 discussed leave it to us and we will arrange the meeting for you.


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