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Optometrist job in Southend-on-Sea

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  • Optometrist

  • £55,000

  • Southend-on-Sea

  • Ref: VAC-26545_1502898657

  • Full Time

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Full description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen with a franchise of this leading UK multiple, who are looking to add an Optometrist to their successful practice in Southend-On-Sea.
This is a big and busy store with triple clinics, 300-350 eye tests per week and a team of 25 strong, if you are looking for a role where you can look to develop and progress while working in a friendly team then this could be the role for you!!!

The ideal candidate will be a Optometrist with a couple years experience preferably with a fast paced opticians.
You will ideally be familiar with cataract referrals, glaucoma screening and be open to developing further.
25min test time doing on average 15 tests per day in a nice environment.
You will need to be a strong team player, a real ‘people person’ and pride yourself in your punctuality and professionalism.

Responsibilities of the Optometrist

The role will involve conducting sight tests in 25+ minute time slots with all pre-screening done for you ensuring plenty of time to make a strong recommendation. Contact lens fittings and aftercares are also part of the role. As this is a franchise of a busy multiple that is renowned for going the extra mile you will be expected to give excellent customer care and be able to go that extra mile where possible.

Requirements of the Optometrist

The ideal candidate for this position will have a minimum of 2/3 years post qualification experience ideally within a clinical practice.
All fully qualified with GOC having all CET points and NHS number
You will possess excellent communication skills and will be passionate about delivering the highest possible levels of care.
You will be hard working and dynamic – happy to go the extra mile. Within this company everyone is expected to take a certain amount of ownership and to treat their patents as though they are theirs.

Compensation for the Optometrist

In return, the company can offer a fantastic working environment with an excellent level of support from a huge enthusiastic team including another Contact Lens Optician and Optometrist.
Basic salary is dependent upon experience and personality but can be up to £55k basic also including a very rewarding bonus scheme, GOC fees paid and 5 weeks holiday.

Working Monday – Saturday with a day off in the week – 9:00-5:30 with an occasional late (9:30-18:00)
You will also have the opportunity to receive some further training, progress and join a professional team in a fun and relaxed environment.
Free parking nearby or easy walk from train station.

To apply for this Optometrist Southend-On-Sea position or other optical jobs in the area call Inspired Selections on 0121 778 6999 or join us at www.inspiredselections.co.uk


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