Optometrists

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Location: Specsavers Opticians, Frome and Warminster, Somerset

Salary: £36000 - 50000

Role: Optometrist

Contract type: Full time

Recruiter name: Specsavers

Closing date:

Specsavers Opticians in Frome and Warminster are currently seeking to recruit experienced GOC-registered optometrists

Specsavers Opticians in Frome and Warminster are currently seeking to recruit experienced GOC-registered optometrists.

Duties of the roles 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 and 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 CET. 

Qualifications/skills required: 

  • Full registration as an optometrist with the General Optical Council (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. 

Salary: £36,000-£50,000 (dependant on experience), plus performance related bonus and benefits. 

To apply for this post please forward your full CV with a covering letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for the post. Please email martyn.thomas@specsavers.com