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Major Recruitment
Barnard Castle, Durham
£55,000 - £65,000
Closing date
22 Oct 2023

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Job Role
Independent Practice
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details


Barnard Castle
High-end Independent
Salary of up to £65,000
Exclusive benefits / Free Parking
Weekend flexibility / Part time
Specialist services / OCT & Optomap
45-minute test times

Job ID: 180423-3150

Major Recruitment are looking to speak with Optometrists on behalf of an extremely successful, high-end independent practice based in Barnard Castle. The practice allow you to provide a truly personalised, high quality service to all patients within a relaxed, pressure free environment.

They are looking to employ a new part time Optometrist and can offer a lot of flexibility are Saturdays commitments. The company are forward thinking and promote an excellent working culture making each day enjoyable. They invest in the latest technology, staff development and training and guarantee you'll be heard, your hard work will be seen, and that you'll get to do something genuinely rewarding.

Key Advantages

  • Competitive salary of up to £65,000 + exclusive benefits
  • 45 minute testing times, giving you the ability to gain a greater understanding of patients concerns, needs and lifestyles
  • Equipment: OCT / Daytona Optomap / Auto Phoropter heads / Trial frames / Slit lamp / A variety of VFA's / Contact and Non-contact tonometry / Computer based management system
  • Specialist services: Emergency Eye Care / Dry Eye clinics / Glaucoma and Diabetic screening / Specialist contact lenses Inc. Orthokeratology / Hearing and ear care services
  • Exclusive benefits including: 5 weeks' holiday plus bank holidays & your birthday / Vouchers incentive scheme / Pension scheme of 3% employer + 5% employee / Cash health plan / Cycle to work / Access to a variety of online services / GOC and professional indemnity fees / CET Support
  • The team are closely involved in the local community, running regular awareness events and presentations
  • The practice partner with ZEISS to offer patients the best award-winning lenses
  • Working with a wide range of head-turning designer frames, from Dior and Prada to Ray-Ban and Michael Kors
  • Free parking outside the practice saving you time on money with your morning commute
  • Quarterly roadshows - get together with your colleagues from around the country, share ideas and have some fun
  • Flexibility offered around Saturdays requirements, closed Sundays & Bank Holidays with no late nights as the practice closes at 5:30pm
  • 2 very spacious test rooms and a relaxed, high-end patient, focused setting within a beautifully presented working environment
  • Regular internal and external training arranged offering bespoke training, CET provision and a dedicated Professional Services team

Details and requirements

  • Hours: Monday - Saturday (09:00am - 17:30pm) Closed Sundays & Bank Holidays
  • Part time position (3 days a week) + Alternate Saturdays (potentially only 1 in 3 required)
  • Eligibility to work in the UK and GOC Registered

Salary and benefits

  • Salary of up to £65,000 + exclusive benefits
  • Benefits included: Vouchers incentive scheme / Pension scheme of 3% employer + 5% employee / Cash health plan / Cycle to work / Access to a variety of online services / GOC and professional indemnity fees / CET Support
  • 25 days holiday + 8 BH + your Birthday (34 in total)


If you would like to enquire about this role and/or to have a confidential chat, please do not hesitate to email, call, text or send your CV to the contact details below.

Email: Call/Text: 07881287964


Major Healthcare - Optical & Audiology Recruitment

We help Optical & Audiology professionals of all varieties find their perfect opportunity, whether that be within an independent, multiple, franchise, private eye hospital or domiciliary company.

Our efficient, discreet and confidential service is perfect for an individual actively seeking a position, or like the vast proportion of people we speak to, someone who is open minded to considering their options.

We have years of experience working within the sectors and so you will feel like you are speaking to someone who genuinely speaks your language and truly understands where you are coming from.

After a brief conversation we can help advise on current opportunities within your sector and also discuss where you might be better suited based on the criteria you set out to us. 

We truly love what we do, so do not hesitate to call us for a structured, non-time consuming and confidential conversation where we will do all we can to help on 07881287964.

Don’t just take our word for it…..

“Great guy. Listens to your needs. Quick and fast communication. Couldn’t praise you enough. Keep up the great work”

“Great and fast communication and always helpful. Appreciate the work, a great job. Always organized and professional. Thanks again”.

“During my Pre-Reg the team contacted me to see if I was interested in other opportunities. He was professional and great at listening to what I required from a job. He quickly found me a role that was well suited to me at an independent store. I am now thoroughly enjoying a new job”.

“After working for a Multiple for 13 years, they found the perfect next step for me! Professional throughout keeping me updated with every step. The process was very easy and stress free. Thank you”!

“At the end of my pre-registration year as an Optometrist, the team contacted me to enquire if I was interested in a few opportunities they could introduce me to. I found them very personable and before I knew it, I had an interview and then a job! They worked well negotiating on behalf of myself and the employer and I couldn't thank them enough”.

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