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£55,000 – £60,000 a year
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Company pension
Employee discount
Private medical insurance

Full Job Description

Optegra has an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Optometrist to join our amazing and supportive team in our Newcastle Eye Hospital. This is a part time role, offering 1 day a wek and requires flexibility. Company Overview At Optegra we work with inspiring, passionate and highly skilled teams with a common goal to deliver the highest standards of patient care. We’re a small company that does big things with a family feel and our people are at the heart of it. As a leader in specialist eye care, we take pride in knowing our patients are the focus of everything we do and can live better lives because of the treatments we provide. Our business is growing, as we continue to provide treatments on behalf of the NHS as well as elective eye surgery. There has never been a better time to join Optegra! Benefits As part of the Optegra Team, you’ll have access to brilliant pay and benefits, including – Generous salary which is reviewed annually. This role pays up to £60,000 full time equvalent, dependent on experience – Generous matched pension contributions – 33 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays – Private Healthcare, 24/7 GP appointments, physio and counselling for your wellbeing – Free laser eye treatment for you and 20% discount for friends and family – Learning and development which supports you to be the best you can be and progress on your career path
  • Access to thousands of discounts from all the bid (and plenty of small) names on the high street, including retail, supermarkets, travel and hospitality to help your money go further
– SMART working – because we believe in work life balance The Role As an integral part of a multi disciplinary team working alongside consultants, you will carry out pre and post-operative consultations, assessing the suitability of our patients for treatment. Some of your key responsibilities will include:
  • Carry out examinations that are associated with refractive, cataract, glaucoma and retinal surgeries
  • Run acute and follow up clinics post-surgery for all patients
  • Provide health advice and support to patients attending the hospital
  • Provide first line clinical advice to patients and follow the appropriate means of referral to a medical practitioner if necessary
What You’ll Need:
  • Current GOC registration as a fully qualified optometrist
  • Extensive experience working as an optometrist in a refractive, high street or hospital environment
  • Experience of using patient administration systems and electronic medical record systems
  • Experience of working to conversion targets and other KPIs within Vision Correction
  Optegra is proud to be an inclusive business where you can enjoy the career you want, without changing the person you are. We’re welcoming to all, working together as a supportive team, respecting the uniqueness of every individual we work with.