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Mobile Optometrist

Job Title: Mobile Optometrist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: 129128BR
Job Published: January 17, 2021 18:33

Job Description

Job Description

  • Delivering all nationally commissioned and locally available services and supports the development of new services

  • Using your professional judgement for all clinical decisions that need to be taken within the opticians business

  • Complying with the standards of practice and the current Boots Opticians clinical policies and standard operating procedures

  • Working in partnership with the store leader to develop the professional capability of the opticians team. Supervises the development, education and training of colleagues and supports and mentors students (including Pre-Registration Optometrists)

  • Knowing the Boots Opticians product portfolio including contact lenses and ophthalmic lenses, services and offers to use this information to create life-long patients and customers through appropriate recommendation

  • Building firm and longstanding relationships - not only with colleagues and customers but with healthcare professionals in the local community

  • Travelling to different stores within the area

    About you

    We're looking for really inspiring people, with a friendly professional personality. To be successful in this role you will need to have the below capabilities:

  • Registered with the General Optical Council (GOC) and the NHS

  • High level of professional expertise and widely respected by stakeholders, peers, customers and external local professionals

  • Passionate to drive high customer care and ensure high clinical standards

  • Be the first choice for patients for their optometric needs

  • Keeps up to date with their own learning and development, completing all continual education training CET as part of the GOC requirement

  • Works in partnership with the local management team to deliver both optometry and ophthalmology led services

  • Comfortable with the use of the OCT and results associated in stores with an OCT

  • Digitally savvy and comfortable with navigating and embracing new technology

  • Able to travel to various store locations across the area

Candidate Description

This role is subject to a DBS/PVG check, Boots is a Ban the Box employer and will consider the suitability of applicants with criminal convictions on a case-by-case basis. You will have the opportunity to discuss the matter with us before we make a decision.

Application Description

Please click on the following link to apply or if you would like a confidential chat or get in contact with us at, we would love to hear from you. Why Boots?

Employer Description

Boots Opticians is one of the leading optical chains in the UK. We're all about enriching the lives of every person who walks through our door; including yours. Bring your skills to a business that offers genuine career progression thanks to sheer diversity of stores and roles - and expect to be supported and developed from day one.