Optometrists

Location: Specsavers, Workington and Whitehaven, CA14 2AD

Recruiter name: Specsavers Workington

Role: Optometrist

Employer type: Multiple

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Full-time

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000

Recruiter type: Direct employer

Closing date:

Full time Optometrist

Specsavers Opticians in Workington and Whitehaven are seeking to recruit 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
  • Demonstrable previous experience.

Salary: £35,000–£45,000 per annum (pro rata, dependent upon experience and accreditations held) + performance related bonus and optional benefits.

To apply for this post please forward your full CV with a covering letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for appointment to: Dan Wood, Manager Workington Specsavers.

Email: mgr.workington.uk@specsavers.com

Closing date for applications: 19 September 2019

NO AGENCIES PLEASE