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Optometrist Vacancy, Bedford


An exceptional, reputable independent practice are currently looking for a new Optometrist to join them based in Bedford.

With an excellent reputation that has developed with their continually high levels of service, you will join a very well established practice with excellent support from both the shop floor staff and owners who continue to test.

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 and Optomap 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 £60000+ 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 is very well-established with an excellent reputation 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 little to no pressure regarding KPI's
  • Equipped with state of the art technology including OCT, Optomap and I-care Tonometer amongst more
  • Standard testing time of 45 minutes
  • Working closely alongside the owners who are fully qualified Optometrists/Dispensing Opticians
  • Highly supportive with regards to development with current Optoms studying further courses
  • 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 9am-5:30pm
  • Experienced team already in place with qualified Dispensing
  • Opticians working full-time
  • Using Optix system with fully paperless records

Package and Benefits

  • Very competitive salary depending on experience between £55000-£60000+
  • Alternate weekend working possible
  • Professional fees paid
  • Private medical scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Discount platform for restaurants/retail etc
  • 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
  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years experience post-qualification but all applicants considered

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 [email protected] or call our Optometry team on 01423 813452.
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