Location: Frome Specsavers, Somerset, BA11 1BS

Salary: £36000 - 50000

Role: Optometrist

Contract type: Full time

Recruiter name: Frome Specsavers

Closing date:

Frome Specsavers seeks a full-time optometrist

Description of role: 
  • 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 on going 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 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 per annum (dependant on experience) + 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