Optometrist - Reading - Advanced Independent

Optometrist Reading, Berkshire Reference: 2613
  • Advanced Independent
  • Up to £50,000 OTE
  • Plus Bonuses
  • Clinically Focused
  • Large Team
  • OCT

Optometry vacancies and full time Optometrist jobs based in Reading, Berkshire. Zest Optical recruitment are working with an independent Opticians based in Reading to hire a full time Optometrist.

An independent Opticians based in Reading, Berkshire are looking for a full time Optometrist to join the team.

This is an advanced practice that can offer a great deal of progression and development opportunities as they offer specialist services such as Dry Eye clinics, colorimetry and Ortho K.  You will be working in a large successful practice which currently employs 5-6 Optometrists.  

Optometrist - Role

  • Deliver first class eye examinations, contact lens care and other eyecare services provided by the practice.
  • 30-60 minute appointments
  • OCT and Optomap available
  • Treat each patient as an individual and afford them the best eyecare they can expect to receive as an individual and unique person.
  • Listen, empathise and understand the unique needs and desires of each patient and ensure they receive the best eyecare possible – understand that everyone deserves the best.
  • Carry out the required examination in an enthusiastic and caring manner.
  • Explain each step of the examination so that the patient understands what is happening.
  • Discuss fully the various ways we have to correct their vision or other eye or eye health related issues.
  • Hand over every patient within the consulting room where possible, to the relevant colleague to take them on the next stage of their journey. If this is a referral ensure this is done and the patient understands how this will be done.
  • Introduce all patients to the benefits of contact lenses and encourage them to experience lenses for themselves
  • Carry out high quality contact lens fittings and aftercare
  • Where appropriate refer the patient to a colleague for contact lens wear
  • Ensure staff delivering support services (e.g. A&R for Contact Lenses) are properly trained and regularly updated on latest practices.
  • Assist the Practice Manager to help develop the practice in a positive way, to deliver desired Customer Delight and Sales results.
  • Fulfil your role in the efficient administration of practice affairs (e.g. NHS forms, record keeping)
  • Participate and contribute in cross group discussions to improve the delivery of eyecare services across the group.

Optometrist - Requirements

  • Fully qualified Optometrist registered with the GOC
  • Excellent communications and organisational skills
  • Clinically focused
  • Any additional specialities or interests would be beneficial
  • Interested in further training
  • Enthusiastic

Optometrist - Salary

  • Between £45,000 to £50,000
  • Bonus schemes
  • Full time including Saturdays - 8.45am to 5.30pm
  • 1 Hour Lunch
  • Fees paid for
  • Additional company benefits

To avoid missing out on this opportunity, please send your CV across to Rebecca Wood using the ‘Apply’ link as soon as possible.

0114 238 1726

 

Contact: Rebecca Wood
Email: rebecca.wood@zestoptical.com
Telephone: 0114 238 1726