My client is one of the most well known practices in the area and coupled with their newly rebuilt practice makes them the optician of choice in the local community and has an enviable reputation for customer service and quality. They now require an optometrist to join their professional team who is very much a team player and a professional.
This is a full time opportunity with a market leading opticians in a very busy shopping centre with a loyal customer base and growing.
They have a family friendly feel with a happy and patient focused team who work together to deliver the highest levels of customer care possible and they have a very good local reputation for excellence in customer care.
They have a strong mix of qualified and experienced dispensers within the support team and pride themselves on having ‘the right people in the job’ to be able to deal with all situations.
Responsibilities of the Optometrist
The role will be delivering eye tests to a high standard with times of 20 to 25 minutes with contact lens work undertaken. You will be expected to make recommendations to patients who will then be passed on to the experienced support team.
Requirements of the Optometrist
They can consider newly qualified and the more experienced as the most important thing is being a team player with strong communication skills and a welcoming chair side manner. You will be able to demonstrate clinical and commercially awareness and be up to date with all the latest products on offer.
Applications are welcome from Optometrists of all levels of experience. Most important to my client is your clinical excellence, commercial awareness, and desire to maintain and improve the practices reputation and standing within the community. They welcome applications from optometrists who are happy to work with the latest technology and equally comfortable using trial frames as in one room is used by all on a rota basis.
Compensation for the Optometrist
My client is offering a competitive salary of up to £38,000 basic and a strong bonus scheme with the potential of £5-6,000 + and additional benefits. You will also have the opportunity for ongoing personal development but more importantly the chance to go on to realise your future aspirations.