Optometrist

Location: 201 High St, Kirkcaldy, KY1 1JD

Recruiter name: Specsavers Kirkcaldy

Role: Optometrist

Employer type: Multiple

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Full-time

Salary: £35,000-£50,000 per annum (based on experience and accreditations held) + performance related bonus and benefits. (Up to an additional £5,000 per annum available for applicants who are accredited as independent prescribers)

Recruiter type: Direct employer

Closing date:

Specsavers Opticians in Kirkcaldy, Scotland are seeking to recruit a GOC-registered optometrist

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Duties of the role 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, when 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
  • Demonstrate previous experience
  • Accreditation as an independent prescriber. (Highly desirable, but not essential).

To apply for a post, please forward your full CV with a covering letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for appointment to: Mrs Kathryn Thompson.