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Optometrist Role, East Kent

Job Field:
Allied Health Care Professional Jobs
Optometrist Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Contract Type:
Part Time Permanent
50,000 to 70,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£50000 - £70000 per annum
Prospect Health
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Key Information

Prospect Health's Optometry division is recruiting for an ambitious and passionate Optom on behalf of a modern independent practice in East Kent.

The company in question is well-established and recognised, in the area, for its commitment to fantastic patient care.

The perfect candidate will be patient-focused and someone who will contribute to the growth of this exciting company.


The company pride themselves on having a great reputation for excellent patient care in a relaxed, fashionable and modern environment.

Practice opening hours:

* 9:00am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday, 09:00 - 1:00 on Saturdays
* Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays

Position available:

* Part time (3 days a week)
* Alternate Saturdays possible

The Business:

* Owns 3 practices in Kent

The practice:

* 3 consulting rooms
* Experienced Optometrists, Dispensing Opticians and Optical Assistants
* Using paper based patient management systems and state of the art equipment
* Relocation potential as they own a 2 bedroom apartment above the store

Location - East Kent

Key Benefits

Very competitive salary

* Between £50,000 - £70,000 (Depending on experience)

Flexible testing times, enabling exceptional high quality patient care

* 30 minute testing times

25 days holiday plus bank holidays, 33 in total

Working days may vary depending on the flexibility you require offering greater freedom for work life balance:

* Half day Saturdays
* Alternate Saturdays possible
* Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays

The Company continuously invest in cutting edge technology to ensure they can provide the most up to date screening and investigative techniques including:

* Topcon OCT (Deal and Canterbury)
* Combi Units with video Slit Lamp (Deal and Canterbury)
* Nidek Slit Lamp (Dover)
* Humphreys Zeiss VFA
* Applanation and Pneumo Tonometry
* Trial lenses
* Paper based patient management system

The Independent business has been established since 1981 and is still growing, they have recently opened a new practice is Canterbury.

Known locally as being very clinical based and often get recommendations from Ophthalmologists for patients to come visit them.

Running specialist services including:

* OCT scans
* Triage and Emergency appointments
* Dry eye clinics
* Looking to expand on more specialist areas of Optometry supporting additional training for Optoms to offer a variety of services

The business model attracts affluent patients allowing a less sales driven, pressure free environment.

The practices have a very modern, designer, open planned, boutique style throughout alongside a young vibrant team.

The company pay for parking permits for all staff members.

The Directors are a fully qualified Optometrists who really drive clinical performance and development with all employees in the business.

The Owners truly believe in running an Opticians that builds close relationships with patients and staff to achieve a more long term goal.

What Happens Next?

Apply for this role by uploading your up-to-date CV using the 'Apply' button. Alternatively you can speak to a member of our Optical team by dialling 01423 813452.

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