• Optometrist - Stoke

    Job Location UK-Stoke-on-Trent
    Job ID
    16-5132
    Type
    Fully Flexible Packages Available
    Job Category
    Optometry
  • Overview

    Optical Express has come a long way since we opened our first store in 1991. From those beginnings we’ve grown to almost 130 stores and clinics, and we are now your complete eye care provider. From glasses and contact lenses to laser, lens and cataract surgery, we’re here to make poor vision a thing of the past for our patients.

     

    Over £400 million has been invested in our clinics and in the most advanced technology, so it’s no wonder we’re the number one choice for laser eye surgery patients in the UK. Every week, our optometrists and surgeons help to transform the vision of thousands of people across the country.

     

    Our patients’ feedback is incredibly important to us. Optical Express has more 5 star Trustpilot reviews than all the other laser eye surgery providers in the UK combined and over 99% of our patients would recommend us*.

     

    We are looking to recruit a patient-focused optometrist to be based in our Stoke clinic. The successful candidate will be an engaging and ambitious individual with a strong desire to succeed - someone who is highly proactive and dynamic. You will have strong commercial acumen, be able to work to targets and be self-motivated with a desire to continuously improve your knowledge.

     

    Optical Express works at the forefront of the optical industry, introducing the market leading technology that not only enhances your skill set, but also provides an exceptional patient experience that really does change lives.  

     

    Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

    Your day will be varied, and will include:

    • Eye examinations
    • Contact lens fittings
    • Pre and post-operative consultations for our refractive surgery patients
    • Providing clinical support to our ophthalmologists

    To support you day to day, our exceptional professional teams are on hand in our stores and clinics. You’ll also receive fantastic guidance from our Clinical Services team, and have access to world-leading ophthalmologists and surgeons.

     

    The real benefits of working at Optical Express:

    • Salary - market leading salary packages are available
    • Bonus –the opportunity to significantly increase your salary through our reward andrecognition scheme
    • Flexibility - we can offer an array of fantastic flexible working patterns to suit your lifestyle
    • Professional Development - unrivalled learning and progression opportunities
    • Industry Leading Training – we make ongoing investment in the continued development of our optometrist trainers
    • CET - the opportunity to attend our events to gain CET points
    • Access to Ophthalmologists and Surgeons - giving you the opportunity to receive first-class in-house clinical guidance
    • Shared Venture Partnership - opportunities to become a clinical partner in locations across the UK
    • Technology - access to the most advanced technology in the industry

    Minimum Requirements

    The ideal candidate will be:

    • Passionate about developing others
    • Articulate, with excellent communication skills
    • Confident
    • Flexible and adaptable to change
    • Organised

     Package:

    • Market leading salary package and bonus structure
    • Attractive holiday allowance
    • Private pension
    • Healthcare, Indemnity Insurance and Life Assurance
    • Excellent employee benefits and friends & family discounts
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Professional membership fees paid

    Click ‘quick apply’ now to learn why we are the market leader, and play your part in the future of optometry.

     

    *In a survey of 292,408 Optical Express patients, 99% told us they would recommend us to their family and friends

     

     

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