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Optometrist

Employer
Inspired Selections
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£75,000
Closing date
12 Jun 2023

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Job Role
Optometrist
Sector
Domiciliary
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Do you drive; are you looking for a Monday to Friday role where no two days are the same?
Do you feel you are the right person to offer domiciliary services?

Have a look over the details below and call me.

They have a combined over 50 years’ experience in optics and 2022 award winner for innovative start up company. They are covering the North, Central and now the South of England including Ireland and Scotland and still growing.

About the Optometrist role

As a Domiciliary Optometrist with this company, your role is very different from the norm in a retail practice. You will have clinical freedom and the variation of getting out on the road, visiting patients, predominantly within care home environments.

With no evening or weekend working and first appointments at 9.30am.
Working with an experienced Dispenser, who will support you throughout your clinics, allowing you to focus on the sight test and patient.

This company are all about empowering their own staff and coaching them to develop and think for themselves, enabling them to help elderly and vulnerable adults with their eye care needs. This is a challenging but rewarding role for those who are looking for something different.

This is a Monday – Friday role and can look at four- or five-day contract to suit you.
Competitive salary ranging from £60,000 up to £75,000 basic plus benefits*.
*Give me a call to discuss your needs to consider this role.

If you are looking for a change away from the high street and want more diversity and freedom in your working day, then this is the ideal role for you. It will allow you the opportunity to put your skills to the test and make a real difference to the quality of a person’s life and help and support a local community. A sympathetic approach is required as well as an excellent patient manner due to the nature of the role.

The responsibilities of the Optometrist

” Carry out sight tests on patients with a range of different needs who are unable to attend a high street practice and support test teams to do likewise in line with company standard operating procedures
” Offer help and advice to patients and carers with regard to eye health, spectacles required, choosing frames and lenses.
” Managing and supporting team of Optometrists through regular supervision
” Carry out a handover with patient’s/care home manager or family members to discuss the sight test results and any recommendations.
” Ensure all branch equipment is in working order and report any faults to central support.
” Actively participate in team meetings to look for areas of improvement and receive feedback
” There may be occasions where you will be required to take on additional responsibilities; undertaking all clinic responsibilities yourself, in such instances patient numbers will be managed accordingly
” Maintain confidentially regarding the company business / employees /patients, and their families
” No smoking or vaping, except in designated areas and on a designated break
” Report any accidents in the workplace to management immediately, including driving accidents/incidents

**All postcodes to be covered within the role:

RH, CR, HA, HP, E, EN, N, NW, SE, SL, SM, UB, WD & SG

***Mileage allowance is paid.

The requirements of the Optometrist

” A minimum of 1 years post qualified experience
” Domiciliary experience would be advantageous but not essential
” GOC & and appropriate OPL/Health board registration
” In-depth knowledge of full NHS and professional compliance
” Calm under pressure and show listening skills to understand both customer and care staff concerns
” Forward thinking professionally
” Open-minded to change and improvement
” Displaying a pragmatic approach when solving problems and conflict resolution
” Show empathy and understanding of your patient group when delivering the service

Compensation for the Optometrist

Salary is competitive ranging from £60,000 up to £75,000 basic as other benefits listed below:
No weekends
Hours – 9.30-5.30pm Monday to Friday
33 days holiday per annum basic (pro-rata).
Professional indemnity insurance and reimbursement GOC fees
We provide you with full equipment* to undertake your role
Excellent work-life balance – we operate Monday to Friday only and aim to work across a 40-mile region as much as possible
*Paperless system, auto-refractor, electronic charts, (they also do retinal photography)

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 we have reached this point, leave it to us and we will arrange the meeting for you.

To apply for this new opportunity, VAC-32425:

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

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