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Independent Optometrist Role, Harpenden

Job Field:
Allied Health Care Professional Jobs
Speciality:
Optician Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Unspecified
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Unspecified
Country:
England
Region:
Hertfordshire
Contract Type:
Permanent
Currency:
£
Salary:
40,000 to 55,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted:
11-Jul-22
Recruiter:
Prospect Health
Job Ref:
J165525

An exceptional, award winning independent practice are currently looking for a new Optometrist to join them based in Harpenden in Hertfordshire.

With an excellent reputation that has developed over the last 30+ years, you will join a very well established practice with excellent support from both the shop floor staff and owners who continue to test.

This role is suitable for both experienced and newly-qualified Optometrists as a lot of support will be given to those at the start of their career, while more experienced Optometrists will have the autonomy to take charge of their work.

Moreover the standard testing times are 45 minutes giving you the flexibility to ensure the best outcome for their eyesight and for the patient themselves to feel valued and not just another number.

The practice itself is state of the art and has equipment including OCT, Optomap, Phoropters, Auto-refractor and a paperless system amongst more, where the practice runs multiple clinics a day and continues to grow.

Additionally they have exceptionally low staff turnover and would expect however joins them to stay in the role for years to come.

The package scales up depending upon experience with the basic salary negotiable up to circa £55000 per annum.

Finally, they are open to both full and part-time applications with flexibility on the days you want to work and also are very understanding when it comes to taking time off for personal reasons.

This is a truly exceptional role and would recommend early application to avoid missing out.

Key Duties

* The practice has been established for more than 30 years and has fast become one of the leading eye care and eyewear specialists in the area
* Prestigious Independent with highly established patients allowing a less sales driven, pressure free environment
* Very clinical practice with low pressure regarding KPI's & conversion rates
* Equipped with state of the art technology including OCT, Optomap,
* Auto-refractor and Phoropters amongst more
* Standard testing time of 45 minutes
* Working closely alongside the owners who are fully qualified Optometrists/Dispesning Opticians
* Highly supportive with regards to development with current Optoms studying further courses including the Independent
* Prescribing course/accreditation
* They truly believe in running an opticians that builds close relationships with patients and staff to achieve a more long term goal
* General working hours of 8:45am-5:45pm but always aim to finish testing at 5pm to enable you to finish on time & catch up on any paperwork before you leave
* Experienced team already in place with a qualified Dispensing
* Optician working per clinic - i.e 3 clinics a day = 3 Dispensing
* Opticians in practice
* Using a paperless patient management system in a modern, boutique practice

Package and Benefits

* Very competitive salary depending on experience up to circa £55000
* Professional fees paid
* Private medical scheme
* Pension scheme
* Discount platform for restaurants/retail etc
* Free parking on-site
* Plenty of opportunity for clinical development and progression
* Closed Sundays & Bank Holidays
* Day off for your birthday every year

Key Skills, Qualifications and Client Requirements

* Registered with the GOC as an Optometrist
* Right to work in the UK
* No minimum experienced required but must be passionate about Optometry!

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 optical@prospect-health.com 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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Closing Date:
09/08/2022

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