Future Vision opticians logo

Location: Kettering Road, Northampton, NN3 6AA

Contract type: Full time

Recruiter name: Future Vision Opticians

Closing date:

Future Vision Opticians seeks an optometrist

 Duties and Responsibilities

To personally carry out eye examinations and contact lens services to a consistently high clinical standard whilst providing excellent customer service which drives profit and sales
Prescribe, supply, fit and adjust frames and contact lenses
Ensure the Opticians team completes pre screening and field tests within delegated function guidelines 
Build relationships with patients, ensuring a detailed case history is obtained
Support the team to promote the department in times where sight test capacity is low
Offering help and advice for patients when choosing frames and lenses 
Writing referral notices to doctors 
Make recommendations from the testing room to increase sales of glasses, contact lenses and coatings 
Support the Opticians Manager to ensure the clinics run efficiently  
Supervise under 16 and vulnerable persons dispenses
Understand the sales targets and key performance indicators; making suggestions where actions could improve store performance
Ensure all staff are kept up to date with professional matters and GOS regulations
Ensure patient history computer records are at the required professional standards
Undertaking continuing education and training (CET)
Ensure that cleanness is maintained within the testing room  

Qualifications and Experience

GOC Qualified [Not subject to any ongoing investigations] 
Proven experience working as an Optometrist
Clinical focus with commercial acumen

Personal Qualities 

Commitment and Flexibility demonstrate the commitment and flexibility required to meet the changing needs of an expanding business
Interpersonal Skills develop working relationships with fellow employees, customers and suppliers, as required
Communication Skills communicates concisely and professionally, either verbally or in writing, with our customer, our employees and our suppliers, as required
Honesty, Openness and Integrity maintain visibility and awareness of activities and escalate issues that are likely to impact on performance to your manager
Initiative use your initiative to resolve day to day issues or escalate to your manager when appropriate
Innovation have a positive and enthusiastic attitude towards proposing new ideas and processes to benefit the functionality of the department
Company Values awareness of the company values; customer focus, energy, recognition, team work and respect required to build and support the team efficiently

 Key Skills

Leadership Skills lead by example to motivate and drive people, reacting positively to issues and crises to demonstrate control and give confidence
Time Management prioritise and manage workloads to achieve deadlines whilst maintaining quality and accuracy of work at all times
Critical-thinking and Problem-solving work with relevant parties to find business focused solutions
Relationships monitor the interface between our employees, our customer, our suppliers and other areas of the business
Procedures monitor procedures and escalate issues
Performance monitor performance and escalate issues
Meetings attend and contribute to meetings as and when required
Reporting submit all required reports within agreed timescales checking for quality and accuracy prior to circulating
Property ensure that all the equipment used by the Team is cared for and maintained to agreed standards to protect company property 
Knowledge develop your own and employee knowledge of the business: our customer, our objectives, our products and our services

Working Hours 37.5 hours, Mon – Sun (5 days per week)

Salary Competitive to attract the best.

Generous benefits including pension & bonus based on practice turnover.

Applications via email: Jobs@galaxyoptical.com

Telephone number: 0161 942 7714

Email address: jobs@galaxyoptical.com

Website: www.galaxyoptical.com