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Newly Qualified Optometrist

Employer
Specsavers
Location
Chelmsford
Salary
Up to 55,000 per annum + lucrative bonus scheme+ travel expenses for commuters
Closing date
31 Dec 2023

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Job Role
Optometrist
Sector
Multiple Practice
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Position: Newly Qualified Optometrist
Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Salary: Up to 55,000 per annum + lucrative bonus scheme+ travel expenses for commuters
Working hours: Full time or part time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist (newly qualified)

Specsavers in Chelmsford, a social beacon of Essex, & sister store Springfieldare looking for a forward-thinking, dynamic and clinically focussed Optometrist.Our experienced team use the very latest clinical technology which allows them toimprove patientoutcomes. Collectively we have a clear-sighted vision to transform eye health in our community. As our next Optometrist, you will have the opportunity to provide a first-class experience to every one of our patients.

 

At Specsavers in Chelmsford, we also appreciate that as committed as you are to Optometry, you have a personal life too, thats why we can also offer flexibility when it comes to your working hours. Just talk to us about what you need, and we can make something work to make sure you have a healthy work-life balance!

 

Whats on Offer?

  • Up to 55,000 per annum
  • Lucrative bonus scheme based on performance
  • Expenses for commuters (to be discussed at interview)
  • Generous holiday allowance of 33 days
  • Private health and dental cover
  • Pension contribution
  • Large and 35-year established store with 8 testing tooms over 3 floors
  • Brand new shopfloor with a fresh white wall and luminated frame displays
  • Longstanding team - the three full time directors have been at Specsavers Chelmsford for 10-15 years since their pre-reg!
  • Social team in store with many events that they attend with the Springfield team!
  • Parking available in the city centre / short walk from the train station with direct links to Liverpool Street & Stratford
  • An array of restaurants nearby including Pret A Manger, Costa, Greggs, Subway, McDonalds, Five Guys, Nandos, TGI Fridays, Giggling Squid, Waga mamas, Las iguanas and more!
  • Support with CET
  • Exceptional clinical and professional development opportunities which the store promotes.
  • Essex training centre within the store as well as a stand alone lab within 10 minutes of the site
  • Access to cutting-edge clinical technology

We are passionate about the clinical development of our team, and as our new Optometrist, we would support you with extra courses and specialisms that interest you. Whatever your ambitions, from WOPEC qualifications and independent prescribing to paediatric accreditations or enhanced optical services, well do everything we can to help you be the best clinician you can be.

 

About Chelmsford

Chelmsford is a great place to live for several reasons, making it an attractive destination for residents. Here are some key factors contributing to its appeal:

  • Proximity to London: Chelmsford is conveniently located just 30 miles northeast of London, making it an ideal option for commuters.
  • Vibrant City Centre: Chelmsford boasts a lively city centre with a mix of modern amenities, historical landmarks, and charming streets. From shopping centres and restaurants to cafes, bars, and cultural venues, the city centre offers a vibrant and diverse atmosphere.
  • Education and Schools: Chelmsford is known for its excellent educational facilities, including primary and secondary schools, as well as higher education institutions like Anglia Ruskin University.
  • Green Spaces and Parks: Despite being a city, Chelmsford offers an abundance of green spaces and parks, providing residents with opportunities for outdoor activities, recreation, and relaxation. Hylands Park, Central Park, and numerous other green areas offer a respite from urban life.
  • Rich History: Chelmsford has a rich historical heritage, evident in its architecture and cultural sites. The Chelmsford Cathedral, Hylands House, and various museums showcase the city's past and offer insights into its development over the years.
  • Community Spirit: Chelmsford has a strong sense of community, with numerous events, festivals, and social gatherings that bring people together. Residents often describe it as a friendly and welcoming place to live.
  • Transport Links: Beyond its proximity to London, Chelmsford benefits from good transport connections to other parts of Essex and the wider region. The A12 and A414 provide easy access to neighbouring towns and cities.

Overall, Chelmsford strikes a balance between city conveniences and a pleasant suburban lifestyle, making it an appealing destination for individuals and families alike.

 

What were looking for

Alongside being a qualified and GOC registered and experienced Optometrist, we are also searching for someone who shares our stores ethos. Someone who wants to grow, develop, and offer exceptional customer care along the way. We want a practitioner who prides themselves on their clinical judgment, that isnt afraid of a hands-on approach and who is keen to get involved and build rapport with the rest of the team. In summary, were looking for a skilled resident Optometrist to join us, be part of the team and assist in driving our practice forward and nurture future talent.

 

Find out more

For more information or to apply, please contact Adina Mcilvar at Specsavers Recruitment Service on 07983 682069 or adina.mcilvar@specsavers.co

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