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Zest Optical
England, County Durham, Durham
£45000 - £55000 per annum
Closing date
22 Dec 2023

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Job Role
Independent Practice
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

A fantastic independent Opticians based in Durham are looking for an Optometrist to join the team working 3, 4 or 5 days a week. This is an established small group of independents with a loyal patient base, offering a patient centred environment.

Optometrist - Role

  • Family run practice
  • Working between 2 or 3 practices which are all close together
  • 1 or 2 testing rooms depending on the practice
  • Working alongside other experienced Optometrists as well as a fully qualified Dispensing Optician and support team
  • Trial frames and Phoropter
  • Optix computer system
  • Constant investment into the business - Recently Installed OCT and Optos Daytona
  • Relaxed clinics with 45 minute tests
  • Flexible full or part time with 1 in 3 Sats off
  • Typical working hours are from 9am to 5.30pm
  • Basic salary between £45,000 to £50,000 depending on experience
  • Bonus scheme
  • Free parking at each practice
  • 25 days plus bank holidays
  • Professional fees paid
  • No Sundays or bank holidays

Optometrist - Requirements

  • Fully qualified Optometrist registered with the GOC
  • Hands on - Willing to get involved outside of the test room
  • Good balance of clinical and commercial skills
  • Wants to help develop and grow the business
  • Wants to be a part of a friendly, close knit team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Patient focused
  • Dynamic

To avoid missing out on this opportunity, please send your CV across to Rebecca Wood using the 'Apply' link as soon as possible.


We are Zest Optical, a specialist optical recruitment agency working exclusively within the optical marketplace. Having been established since 2006 we have created an excellent reputation in industry for offering a personal and honest recruitment service.

We believe that in order to provide the best service to both clients and candidates, we need to understand and match aspirations, skills and personalities. In this way we can create a mutually profitable relationship, supporting candidates and clients in achieving their goals.

All our consultants have a passion for the industry and a genuine interest in finding the best fit for both candidates and clients alike.

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