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Key information

  • Location: North East
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Job Family: Optometry Opportunities
  • Job category: Optometrist
  • Full or part-time: Full time
  • Apply by: 29/06/2018
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Optometrist - Killingworth, Newcastle upon Tyne

Role summary

We are currently recruiting for an Optometrist to join us at our store based in Killingworth, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Our store opened in December 2016, so you’ll be working in a modern environment with the latest equipment including automatic nidek phoropters. Compromising of 2 testing rooms (3 including hearcare), you will get your own dedicated room and work alongside our Ophthalmic Director.

The vacancy also comes with the following:

  • 33 days holiday per annum
  • GOC & College of Optometrist fees covered
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private health & dental cover
  • Free parking
  • Career development opportunities through to Specsavers Pathway & EOS accreditations

Our Optometrists provide eye examinations and a contact lens service that meet high clinical standards as well as strict NHS guidelines.  Equally, they provide every customer with clear advice and the peace of mind that comes with being in expert hands. To be part of our team, you’ll need to provide the same unique blend of customer care and professional excellence – which will make a big impact on the store’s overall success.

As an experienced professional, you’ll be an expert at putting people at ease and welcoming customers with a naturally personable approach. You will talk customers through the eye examination process and talk through their options with them. What’s more, you must be passionate about what you do with an aptitude for organisation – which means you keep accurate records and always have up-to-date knowledge of the latest developments in your field.

If this opportunity sounds of interest and you would like more information on the opportunity, please contact Neil Birkett at Specsavers Recruitment Services on 07508 729 205 or email neil.birkett@specsavers.com.