Optometrist - Derby

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Full time




£ 36000

Job Status

Live vacancy

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Job description

PPRUK are looking for a part time optometrist for one of the oldest independent practices in Derby. The aim has been to create a warm and welcoming environment within the clinically furnished surroundings. In a market dominated by larger optical groups here is a practice dedicated to providing patients with a reassuring, individual and professional service

The staff are committed to providing advice on quality, value and service. Professional guidance is provided on eye-care, glasses and contact lenses. Emphasis is always placed on a personal service, correctly fitted frames and accurately dispensed lenses and contact lenses

They have new equipment and systems, trained staff and a fresh look. The appointment of a new optometrist, with the appropriate skills and qualities, is an important one and a vital step in the continued growth of the business.  The person appointed will be a key member of the team providing the professional expertise required to give an excellent service to patients.

Position: Optometrist

Location: Derby

Salary: £36,000

Contract: Permanent  

Hours:  2-week days and every Saturday

Person Specification

· We are looking for the following qualities and level of experience.

· A qualified optometrist with current GOC registration

· Demonstrates high standards of professionalism and integrity

· As a leading professional, provide advice and guidance to staff and patients as necessary

· A reflective practitioner who continually looks to improve the quality and diversity of the service offered to the patient

· Clinical and technical excellence with a thorough and up to date knowledge of eye health

· Warm and approachable manner with the ability to make patients feel valued, comfortable and at ease

· An understanding of the needs of the practice as a business, with an ability to advise and guide patients in purchasing appropriate products

· An enthusiasm in working as part of a team to develop the practice further, contributing ideas to improve our service and profitability

· Willingness to work flexibly

· Keen to learn new skills

· Good administrative and record keeping skills, including use of computer software

· Able to maintain a high standard of hygiene & a tidy working environment

We can offer you:

· Preparation for interviews and advice on interview style and technique.

· A fully confidential service - ideal for when you don't want people to know you are thinking of a move!

· Unadvertised opportunities - Employers sometimes don't want everyone to know they have a vacancy

· Preparation for interviews and advice on interview style and technique.

· Ensuring an employer fits with your needs.

· Saving you time - you only meet employers you know are going to be of interest to you

If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

If this role is not suitable for you, then perhaps you have a colleague who would be interested. We do have a ‘recommend a friend' scheme which would benefit you by £250 in cash!


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