// February 10th, 2017
Lead Optometrist Opportunity in Somerset
Very competitive salary package starting at £55,000
Additional location supplement
An experienced Lead Optometrist is being sought in the Somerset area to join Specsavers. As one of the UK’s leading optical group which has a proven track record in developing and providing excellent career paths for individuals through their recognised training and development channels.
The practice are looking for a Lead Optometrist to lead from the top, offer training and support to the other optometrists and supervise Pre-Reg Optom’s.
The store is complemented by a large and supportive team, which includes other resident Optometrists, Dispensing Opticians and Optical Advsiors. The team will assist you in your optometric duties; they will complete the field screening and pressures of each patient for you. Within your consulting room you will discover the state of the art equipment and an air-conditioned environment ensuring that you are as comfortable as possible.
As an Optometrist you will be responsible for thorough eye examinations, contact lens assessments ad aftercares and assisting colleagues when necessary to ensure the practice operates smoothly. You will ideally have a testing time of 20 or 25 minutes; however 35 minutes will be acceptable within the probationary period. You need to be clinically sensitive to the needs of the patient, yet understand the commercial requirements of the business. You will able to demonstrate your commercial understanding by making suitable recommendations in accordance to the patients’ prescription within the consulting room, then relaying this information to the Dispensing Optician at the handover stage. It is vitally important that you have a flexible working attitude ensuring that the patient is always put first.
In return you will receive a very competitive salary package, which has an additional location supplement. The group also runs a comprehensive benefits package, including pension and health schemes.
To apply for this job or enquire about additional Optometrist Job Opportunities in the Somerset region – contact Flame Health Optometry Freephone on 0800 085 0858 or if calling from a mobile on 01158 114488 alternatively email email@example.com
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