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Location: Washington, Co Tyne and Wear

Role: Optometrist

Contract type: Full time

Recruiter name: Specsavers Opticians

Closing date:

Specsavers Opticians is seeking an optometrist

Specsavers Opticians in Washington, Tyne and Wear are currently seeking to recruit an experienced GOC registered Optometrist.

Description of role:

.  To carry out eye examinations in accordance with company procedures and NHS regulations.
.  Prescribe, supply and fit appropriate use of spectacles 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.
.  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. 
.  Demonstrate previous experience.

Salary: £44,000.00 per annum +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 to Robin Stuart.

Email address: dir.washington@st.uk.specsavers.com

Telephone number: 0191 419 2525

Website: www.specsavers.com