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Optometrist

A superb new opportunity to join a highly renowned practice, committed to offering only the best service to patients, with a strong and competitive base salary of up to £65,000, achievable bonus and genuine progression opportunities.

A highly rated, multiple practice is seeking an Optometrist to join their optical practice in Gateshead. There are over 25+ optical branches throughout the UK, all of which benefit from state-of-the-art technology, enabling their Optical team to offer exceptional levels of care and service.

This is a company continuously invests in cutting edge technology at an international investment basis and truly believe in offering the best possible care for patients. Their commitment to offering the best service to patients is recognised throughout the industry, recognised by Which where they have archived a Which 5 star ranking for customer service.

With a salary of £65,000 on offer, the remuneration package is currently one of the strongest in this sector and in addition to a market leading salary, they offer achievable bonus, healthcare and company pension and fantastic prospects for your clinical and career progression.

Here is an employer that really does appreciates you efforts. With a guaranteed yearly pay rise of 3%, your holiday entitlement will also increase with length of service!


Key Duties

  • Offer friendly, high quality optical services to its members-only customers.
  • Work as part of an experienced team of Optoms, Dispensing Opticians, Optical Assistants and Lab Technicians.
  • The opportunity to run specialist services including; MECS, Glaucoma monitoring, Cataract monitoring and EOS schemes
  • Working hours are Monday to Friday 11am until 8:30pm, Saturday 9:30am until 7pm whilst Sundays are much shorter working hours from 11am until 5pm.
  • Working days may vary depending on the flexibility you require, they also are able to offer limited weekend working allowing for fantastic work life balance


Package and Benefits

  • Very competitive salary up to £65,000 (depending on experience)
  • Guaranteed annual pay reviews
  • Flexible 30-minute testing times enabling exceptional high-quality patient care
  • Fantastic package and benefits including; paid professional fees, company pension scheme and private healthcare - Inc. Medical, Dental and Critical cover
  • Access to cutting edge equipment and technology including; OCT, Auto Phoropters, Auto-Refractors and Fundus Cameras
  • Running specialist services including; MECS, Glaucoma monitoring, Cataract monitoring and EOS schemes
  • A guaranteed yearly pay rise of 3%, plus holiday entitlement that will also increase with length of service!


Key Skills, Qualifications and Client Requirements

  • GOC Registration
  • Right to work in the UK


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.

Please attach a copy of your most up to date CV to any emails sent for ease.

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