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Optometrist - Elgin, Morayshire
Full time hours, part time hours and Monday to Friday available - All situations considered
Nestled in the world-famous whisky region, Elgin lies on the south coast of the Moray Firth roughly midway between Inverness and Aberdeen and straddles the River Lossie. The town offers many pleasant characteristic, breathtaking scenery and a number of local distilleries including Glenmoray, Gordon & MacPhail and Glen Elgin, most of which have open days for the public and whisky trails.
Flame Health’s Optometry division are recruiting for an ambitious and self-motivated Optometrist who is being sought in the Elgin area to join one of the leading optical groups, which has a proven track record in developing and providing excellent career paths for individuals through their recognised training and development channels.
The practice is complemented by a large and supportive team, which includes other resident Optometrists. 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 and aftercares and assisting colleagues when necessary to ensure the practice operates smoothly. You will ideally have a testing time of 20 minutes; however 30 minutes will be acceptable for any newly qualified candidates. 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 of up to £55,000 per annum. The group also runs a comprehensive benefits package including a bonus scheme, fees paid, relocation allowance, dental cover, private healthcare plus more.
Interested in this position? Please contact Flame Health Freephone on 0800 085 0858 or if calling from a mobile on 0115 8114488 alternatively email [email protected]