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Optometrist -Hampshire-Generous package £70,000 FTE + no weekend work!

Prime Optical
Guaranteed Basic Salary £70,000 FTE + £10,000 FTE Welcome Joining Bonus + Benefits – No Weekends
Closing date
29 Dec 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time

Job Details

Due to a phase of growth, a job opportunity is now available for newly qualified or experienced Optometrists to join a leading company who specialises in providing sight tests in care homes.

Guaranteed Basic Salary £70,000 FTE + £10,000 FTE Welcome Joining Bonus + Benefits – No Weekend or Bank Holiday Work

About The Opportunity

  • You will be visiting patients in care homes and carrying out sight tests on around 12 patients each day, visiting no more than 2 care homes per day within a reasonable distance from your home
  • You will have the support of an Optical Assistant who will pre-screen, and fully support you throughout your clinics to allow you to focus on the test
  • Testing times are generous and if you need more time with your patient the testing time can look to be extended
  • No late evening work – 8.30 am to leave your house to arrive home at 5.30 pm (first test 9.30 am to finish last test 4/4.30pm)
  • Option to work 3, 4, or 5 days per week (Weekdays only – No Weekend or Bank Holiday Work)!
  • Latest mobile optometry equipment available – allowing you to provide a thorough eye test including digital fundus camera, mobile slit lamp, I-care tonometer
  • Record keeping is digital – no manual paperwork
  • No KPI's with a more relaxed work environment

No previous domiciliary experience is needed as full training is provided! Also, open to applications from newly qualified Optometrists!

The Support

A thorough induction/training plan is provided once you join this leading eye care provider, along with continued training and the support of an optical assistant, field, and head office support.

Additional Rewards

  • Guaranteed £70,000 FTE basic salary pro-rata + £10,000 FTE Welcome Joining Bonus
  • Bonus scheme
  • Travel expenses paid
  • Professional fees paid
  • Sick pay
  • Company pension 5% contribution
  • 33 days holiday
  • In-house CET
  • Support to take additional qualifications
  • Specialist domiciliary training

About You

You will be a GOC-registered Optometrist who is looking for something a little different from your usual Optometrist position, and wanting to give back further to the community. If this sound like you then please do get in touch with us about this opportunity.

Driving is involved with this role so you must have a valid UK driving license and access to a car.

What happens after I apply?

One of our team at Prime Optical will be in contact with you to have a chat about the role in more detail and answer any questions you may have with a view to then arranging a shadow experience for you to see what the role would be like in reality. If you would like to contact us in the first instance about this opportunity please call/text Helen Ismail on 0777 2035078


PRIME OPTICAL "Your Optical Recruitment Consultancy Of Choice"

As a specialist Optical recruitment agency with a nationwide reach, we take the time to understand you as an individual and your career goals, so we can find you the opportunity that is most suitable.

Whether you are straight out of University and searching for your first role or wanting to advance your career, looking for a better work-life balance or remuneration package, whatever your motivations, with our expert recruitment knowledge and access to 100's of opportunities in the optical recruitment market we can help you secure your ideal next move.

Did you know that we have access to exclusive optical job opportunities that you may not see advertised elsewhere!

It is no coincidence that most of our business is gained via personal recommendations from clients and candidates who welcome our straightforward approach – open, honest and consultative recruitment.

Typical roles we recruit for nationwide are:

Optometrists - Dispensing Opticians - Optical Managers - Optical Assistants - Lab Technicians - Contact Lens Opticians - Audiologists 

Get in touch with us confidentially at or call us on 0203 813 0550 for a chat about your Optical career options and let us find the best options to suit your requirements.

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Company info
0203 813 0550
20 – 22 Wenlock Road
N1 7GU
United Kingdom

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