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Locum Optometrist Role, Newington Green

Job Field:
Allied Health Care Professional Jobs
Optometrist Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
All England
Contract Type:
325 per day
Salary Description:
Up to £325 per day
Prospect Health
Job Ref:

Excellent new prospect for long term Locum Optom role working with superb fully independent practice near to Newington Green in North London.

Our highly established and passionate client offers exceptional working conditions with diverse product range and client base where you will be given the freedom to offer a personally tailored level of service and recommendations that are bespoke to the individual's lifestyle.

Working on a part time basis including regular Wednesdays and alternate Saturdays only, you should be a confident clinician with strong product knowledge and passion for optics, 3 years' experience +, happy to work as sole Optom with full DO support, proficient in utilising OCT and ideally already MECs registered.

In return for your services, you will receive a fixed rate of £325 per day and great professional freedom including test times 45 minutes+ for over 40's (including own pre-screen) and relaxed fully independent patient focussed environment

Part time long term / ongoing self-employed contract requiring every Wednesday and alternate Saturdays (max 3 Saturdays if 5-week month) working with fully independent team.

Our client has invested to offer exceptional working conditions with full access provided to OCT, Henson fields, Optix digital records system, Eyecare Tonometer and trial frames in addition to extensive high end product range.

Practice is keen to offer diverse clinical services and already participating in trials of eye disease treatments and MECS scheme soon to be introduced so would be of great benefit if new Optom already registered.

Overall fantastic work environment with highly established and successful team of passionate optical professionals where you will be given the support and freedom to offer exceptional levels of client care.

Key Duties

* Working as sole tester in bespoke independent practice with lots of time to spend with clients: 45-minute tests for over 40's, 30 minutes if under 40 years old and 1 hour if it is a lens and sight test appointment
* The successful candidate should be willing to get involved in all areas of the business coming out of the test room to spend time with colleagues and client's etc and take interest in all areas of practice operations
* Working hours 10am-6pm on Wednesday and 10am-5pm Saturday with 30-minute lunch
* Optom should be proactive to make Optom led product recommendations via lifestyle focussed patient journey

Package and Benefits

* £325 fixed daily rate
* Free parking within 10 minutes' walk
* Extended test times, state of art facilities and diverse product and service offering
* Relaxed working atmosphere
* Friendly dogs in the practice!

Key Skills, Qualifications and Client Requirements

* 2 years + minimum post qualified experience
* Right to work in the UK
* Fully GOC and NHS registered
* OCT experience essential
* MECS accreditation p;referable but not essential
* Must be comfortable around dogs!

What Happens Next?
Please click the 'Apply' button to find out more about this role. The consultant looking after this vacancy will contact you at a convenient time to share further details on about the opportunity. All interaction will be in complete confidence, without obligation and we will NOT send your details to any practice unless you give us your permission.
If you wish to talk to us in person about this job or any other suitable jobs, please email us on or call our Optometry team on 01423 813452.
Please attach a copy of your most up to date CV to any emails sent for ease.

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