JOBS BOARD

Welcome to the newest page on our website. On this page you will find details of local jobs for Optometrists, DOs and other practice staff.

If you wish to place an advertisement, please download the job vacancy form (below) fill in details and email it to Alison at alison@jclconsulting.co.uk. Alternatively you can fax details to 0871 661 6532.

Job Vacancy Form

JOB VACANCIES

Dispensing Optician – UWE Bristol Eye Clinic

UWE are looking for a Dispensing Optician to support their final year optometry undergraduates while they complete their university-based clinical training in the new optometric clinical facility, the UWE Bristol Eye Clinic.

If you are a Dispensing Optician who knows how enjoyable it is to help develop the skills of others. If you are keen to develop the skills of UWE Bristol Optometry students, as well as your own skills in Clinical Supervision, and your insights and experience of contemporary optometry practice will benefit the development of UWE Bristol Optometry students as they complete their undergraduate training and become future facing, clinically able, business ready graduates – this may be a position for you!!

If you can communicate well with students and patients and are committed to working as part of a forward-thinking team at UWE Bristol Eye Clinic – please click on the link below for more information on how to apply:-

https://ce0164li.webitrent.com/ce0164li_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=133516GL9r&WVID=8433573cTb&LANG=USA

Or contact Lewes Hambrey – UWE Bristol Eye Clinics Resident Optometrist at Lewes.Hambrey@uwe.ac.uk or phone 0117 328 1655.

Closing Date for application is 25th November 2021

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Specsavers, Minehead – Full/Part Time Optometrist

Specsavers in Minehead are looking for a forward-thinking  Optometrist to join them. The focus at this store, is about pulling together and working as a team to ensure that our valued patients have an excellent experience. Become our new Optometrist at Specsavers in Minehead – a highly successful store with a great reputation for staff progression and the very highest standards of customer care.

What’s on Offer?

  • Full-Time and Part-Time considered
  • An amazing annual salary of up to £60k
  • A welcome bonus of up to £10k
  • Holiday allowance of 33 days per year
  • Store does not currently open on Sunday
  • Pension contribution
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Community feeling store
  • Support with CET
  • Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT

Our Optometrists are an integral part of our store management team, so we’re keen to get you up to speed outside the test room too. With ILM courses, Pre-Reg supervision and the Specsavers Partnership scheme (Pathway) all available to explore. Along with your clinical expertise – this will stand you in good stead if you choose to become a store director yourself one day.

Platinum Employer

Our store is an accredited Platinum Employer – this means you can expect an exceptional employee experience every single day you work here. The Platinum Employer Scheme is part of the Specsavers drive to become a famous place to work. Stores with this accreditation have been verified on five key employer standards: Recruitment, Performance Management and Reward, Talent Management, Learning and Development and Employee Engagement.#

What we’re looking for

Alongside being a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist, the right person for this position will be confident, possess a strong worth ethic and a willingness to succeed. You’ll be passionate about your job and enjoy a fast-paced environment. We are looking for an Optometrist who will go the extra mile for our customers and someone who encourages their colleagues to do the same. In summary, we’re looking for a high calibre resident Optometrist to join us and assist in driving this excellent practice forward.

Find out more

If you like the sound of this opportunity, get in touch, we’d love to tell you more about it. Contact Paul Bradford on 01643 700220 or paul.bradford@specsavers.com

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Watson & Smith, Taunton – Dispensing Optician

Watson & Smith in Taunton are looking for a full time Dispensing Optician to work days in both their Taunton & Wellington Practices.  The candidate will have full professional freedom, a competitive salary and a relaxed friendly working environment.  This post is open to any qualified Dispensing Optician but would offer a great opportunity for a recently qualified person to work alongside their team of very experienced Dispensing Opticians and Optometrists.

To apply for this post please email and send your CV to – Mr F A Smith at taunton@watsonandsmith.co.uk.

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Christopher Young Opticians – Shepton Mallet

Located in Shepton Mallet High Street, in the heart of the beautiful Somerset countryside.

The practice has been established for 35 years and has a strong and loyal local client base.  This is very much a family practice with a closely knit and client focused team.

As an Optometrist you will have a relaxed and positive outlook as well as excellent clinical and communication skills.

Full or part-time optometrist to work in this fully private high street independent practice in Shepton Mallet.

Full Time Hours – Week 1 – Tuesday – Friday 8.45am – 5.30pm & Saturday 9am – 1.00pm

Week 2 – Monday – Friday 8.45am – 5.30pm

Part Time Hours – These are by negotiation, but at least three days per week and two Saturday mornings every four weeks.

Flexible Hours are available if required.

Salary – £45,000 to £55,000 pro rata. depending on experience. Plus bonuses.

Please email Christopher Young for more details – chris@cyoungoptometrists.co.uk.

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Locum Optometrist Vacancy – Earlam & Christopher, Langport

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a friendly local Practice in Langport.

Fridays – 9.00am – 5.00pm – 30/40 minute exam times and OCT technology.

Please email Sarah Farrant on sarahfarrant@gmail.com for more information.

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Optometrist – Eyetech Opticians, Street, Somerset

Flexible to full time

Eyetech is offering an opportunity to an enthusiastic individual with a desire to embrace Independent Optometry.  Our Street and Midsomer Norton practices are looking for someone with progressive and innovative ideas who would like to get involved and have a positive, proactive influence on the future direction of the company.

We will offer the successful candidate a competitive salary and the flexibility to achieve a good work life balance plus our support and encouragement to pursue any specific areas of interest within optics.

Succession could be a possibility if desired but is not a requirement.

Please contact Adrian Springett on 01458 442178 or email Adrian.Springett@eyetech-opticians.co.uk

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Optometrist – Yeovil & Chard – Robert Frith Opticians

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a clinically focussed, quality driven practice.  You could work within a collaborative team of optometrists with a number of special interests.  Amongst the team is four IP qualified optometrists, two doctorates, a glaucoma diploma, specialist contact lens fitter, two trained orthoptists and a dyslexia specialist. This practice is fully supportive of optometrists developing their special interests, including support for higher qualifications and they actively encourage staff to spend part of the week in hospital work.  Five of their optometrists also work within hospital ophthalmology departments, doing glaucoma, macular, casualty, paediatric refraction and orthoptics clinics.

The practice itself is spacious, all air-con, extensively equipped including latest Humphrey VFA and OCT.  The mail practice is in Yeovil and is one of the biggest independents in the South West, the sister practice in Chard is smaller but brand new and refurbished since a relocation in 2019.  Both practices have well trained, welcoming support staff including four dispensing opticians.

Hours: Flexible up to Full Time

Please contact Ben Williams on 01935 478 463 or email ben@robertfrith.net

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Experienced Dispensing Assistant or Dispensing Optician – Robert Frith, Yeovil/Chard

Robert Frith Optometrists in Yeovil are a patient focussed practice with emphasis on clinical work and quality dispensing.  The successful candidate will have had a strong customer service ethic and enjoy giving patients the time and attention to detail they deserve.

Salary – competitive, dependant on experience and qualification.

Hours: Flexible, Locum work available.

Please contact Ben Williams at ben@robertfrith.net

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Dispensing Optician – Robert Frith, Crewkerne

Robert Frith Optometrists are looking for a qualified Dispensing Optician with an exceptional eye for detail and a desire to make a difference.  Ideally you would have some experience in stock purchasing and strong commercial awareness.

Robert Frith’s in Crewkerne strive to offer an extremely high level of service focussed around the patients individual needs and although a small team we are committed to giving the very best which means the ability to adjust and adapt are key for the right driven and self-motivated candidate to join us as we undergo an exciting period of expansion and refurbishment.

They would love to hear from, please email peter.chapman@frithsopticians.co.uk for further information.

Hours: Monday – Friday 8.45am – 17.00pm

Saturdays – 8.45am – 13.00pm

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Full-time/Part-time Optometrist required. Up to £60k DOE

Rogers Optical Limited, trading as Boots Opticians in Street and Wells would like to employ an Optometrist with a keen passion for eye health to work in either the Street or Wells Boots Opticians practices.

Both practices have OCT’s and we have recently employed a professional development Optometrist in our sister practice in Portishead to provide help and support to any professional employees working within our group of practices that would like to progress their career and gain higher education certificates in Glaucoma, medical retina or Independent prescribing.

Please contact Pete Rogers (Director) on 01458442434 or alternatively email Pete.rogers89@gmail.com for any further information

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Optometrist – Turners Concept Eye Clinic, Bridgwater

Turners is a leading, independent practice in Somerset, with an outstanding reputation for providing high-quality optical eye care in a beautiful and comfortable environment. They seek talented people to join their team and enjoy the benefits of a rewarding career with them.

If you are interested in using the latest diagnostic instruments, have a keen interest in anterior eye, want to additionally develop your experience in an Acute Referral Clinic, then Turners is you natural home.

They seek an optometrist who is highly motivated to provide first class patient care. Now part of the progressive Concept Eye Clinic Group, Turners is a practice that inspires trust.  You will have excellent optometric skills, but also a warm personality and an innate ability to engage with people.

They seek someone with confidence to operate effectively and positively as a team player.  Working with the very best lenses state-of-the-art optical technology and careful chosen designer products, you will be integral to their success with you initiative and passion.

This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional Optometrist.

Excellent package available for the right candidate.

To apply please forward your CV and covering letter to: ian@turnersvision.com

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Dispensing Optician – Turners Concept Eye Clinic, Bridgwater

Turners is a leading, award winning independent practice, with an outstanding reputation for providing friendly and high-quality patient care.

Turners are seeking a qualified Dispensing Optician who is commercially aware, people focused, highly motivated and sales driven to provide first class patient care.  The practice inspires patient trust.  You will have excellent dispensing skills, but also a warm personality and an innate ability to engage with and build rapport with patients.

Turners seek someone with confidence to operate effectively and positively as a team player. Working with the very best lenses, optical technology and products, you will be integral to our success with your initiative and forward thinking drive.

Salary:- £22,000 – £27,000 + Profit Share

This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional DO seeking a rewarding career.  To apply please forward your CV and covering letter to:-

shehla.naqvi@concepteyeclinic.com

or for further information please contact Dr Ian Moss, Clinical Lead, Turners on 01278 422987 or email ian@turnersvision.com.

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Position: Dispensing Optician
Location: Minehead
Salary: Up to £25,000-£28,000 depending on experience + benefits
Working hours: Full Time or Part Time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Dispensing Optician

Specsavers in Minehead are looking for a forward-thinking  Dispensing Optician to join them. The focus at this store, is about pulling together and working as a team to ensure that our valued patients have an excellent experience. Specsavers Minehead – a highly successful store with a great reputation for staff progression and the very highest standards of customer care.

Our Dispensing Opticians are an integral part of our store team and encouraged to reach their potential. With ILM courses and the Specsavers Partnership scheme (Pathway) all available to explore. Along with your clinical expertise – this will stand you in good stead if you choose to become a store director yourself one day.

Platinum Employer

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