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Domiciliary Optometrist J153891

Prospect Health
Newcastle Upon Tyne
45000.00 - 60000.00 per Annum
Closing date
28 Oct 2022

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Full Time
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Job Details

We are currently recruiting in partnership with one of the UK's market leaders in Domiciliary eye care for an Optometrist to join their team covering the Newcastle area.

There is a real community focus to the role and will be mainly based out of nursing/care homes, providing eye care to those patients who are unable to travel for their routine eye test and as such will really appeal to an Optometrist who has caring for those within the community and the belief that nobody should be forgotten when it comes to their eye health at the core of what they do.
You will be supported at all times by an experienced Dispensing Optician or Optical Assistant, with all equipment provided and a fully paperless patient management system & records.
Full support will be received from your line manager & Head Office, with your diary pre-planned in advance so you know what your schedule is prior to the working day.
Options for both full or part-time are available, with days available from Monday-Friday with no weekend and evening work offering a work-life balance that is a real scarcity in Optics.
This role offers a fantastic remuneration package as well as flexible working hours, alongside a really rewarding day-day job and would suit an Optometrist keen to make a real difference to peoples lives.

Key Duties

  • Domiciliary role working predominately out of nursing homes
  • Generally working within local postcodes and aim to keep your territory within 40 miles of your home address to minimise travelling times
  • Flexible full or part-time days available generally working from 8:30am-5:30pm with days available from Monday-Friday
  • Supported at all times by a Dispensing Optician or experienced Optical Assistant allowing you to focus on the patient and test
  • Further support from Head Office and Lead Optoms/Dispensers who are on hand at all times
  • All equipment provided and operating a paperless record system
  • Exceptional levels of autonomy and professional freedom
  • Ethical service operating in the patients best interests and have strict infection control guidelines for both yours and the patients safety & well-being
  • Multiple options for development and progression including into Lead roles or support through clinical courses

Package and Benefits

  • Market leading basic salary which is fully negotiable depending upon experience
  • Rewarding bonus structure
  • Professional fees paid
  • Monday-Friday only role - No weekends!
  • 5 weeks holidays + bank holidays (33 total)
  • Company sick pay after 1 years service
  • E-learning & well-being platforms available from Day 1

Key Skills, Qualifications and Client Requirements

  • Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom
  • Registered with the GOC
  • NHS/OPL registered

What Happens Next?
Please click the 'Apply' button to find out more about this role. The consultant looking after this vacancy will contact you at a convenient time to share further details on about the opportunity. All interaction will be in complete confidence, without obligation and we will NOT send your details to any practice unless you give us your permission.
If you wish to talk to us in person about this job or any other suitable jobs, please email us on or call our Optometry team on 01423 813452.
Please attach a copy of your most up to date CV to any emails sent for ease.

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Prospect Health is a market leading specialist in the provision of professional recruitment solutions within the UK Optical Sector. 

We are a full service consultancy providing both permanent and locum solutions that are underpinned by an advisory service drawing on thirty years plus industry experience across specialist health disciplines.

Partnered with some of the UK’s leading independent practices and some of the industry’s most recognisable brands, we are able to offer an excellent choice of job opportunity. We work hard to find you the most suitable role for your individual needs. We have also won awards for our honesty and integrity.

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01423 813452
2nd Floor
Clarendon House
Victoria Avenue
North Yorkshire
United Kingdom
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