Optometrist

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Location: Specsavers Opticians, London, SE17

Salary: £30000 - 35000

Role: Optometrist

Contract type: Full time

Recruiter name: Specsavers Opticians

Closing date:

Specsavers Opticians are seeking to recruit a full time experienced GOC registered optometrist.

Specsavers Opticians are seeking to recruit a full time experienced GOC registered optometrist.

Duties of the role will include:
  • To carry out eye examinations in accordance with company procedures and NHS regulations.
  • Prescribe, supply and fit appropriate spectacle lenses and contact lenses.
  • To advise patients on appropriate use of spectacles, contact lenses as well as appropriate lighting levels in relation to reading and writing.
  • To refer patients to an ophthalmologist eye specialist, where required.
  • To maintain patient records to a professional standard.
  • To maintain ongoing professional CPD. 
Qualifications/skills required:
  • Full registration as an optometrist with the GOC.
  • Must have achieved core competencies as specified by the College of Optometrists and as approved by the GOC.
  • Must be of a confident and professional, yet friendly and approachable disposition.
  • Must have excellent patient/customer care skills.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Able to demonstrate sound professional ethics. 

To apply for this post please forward your full CV with a covering letter to dir.walworth@st.uk.specsavers.com detailing why you feel you are suitable for the post.  

Closing date for applications: 31 December 2015.