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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 or post it to:-

JCL Consulting Ltd
Yeovil Innovation Centre
Suite 20
Copse Road
Lufton Trading Estate
Yeovil
Somerset
BA22 8RN
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JOB VACANCIES

Dispensing Optician or Experienced Optical Assistant for Maternity Cover

Eyetech Opticians, 100 High Street, Street, Somerset, BA16 0EW - 01458 442178.

Full time - 37.5 hours, temporary (with possibility to extend).

Eyetech Opticians are looking for an experienced Optical Assistant or Dispensing Optician to cover maternity leave with the possibility of ongoing work.  Ideally full time but hours negotiable.

Eyetech Opticians are an independent opticians in the middle of the High Street with 30+ years of serving the community.  They offer NHS and private eye examination, ACES, (Minor Eye conditions) clinics and are equipped with the latest optical equipment.  They pride themselves in excellent customer service and individually selected frame ranges.  They are a small team and all rely on each other.

They are looking for a candidate who is customer orientated, friendly and easy going.  Good interpersonal skills are required to be able to match eyewear to a person's personality and needs, as well as their budget.  Experience is essential.

Contact:- Mr Adrian Springett or Mrs Eva Vorosvaczki on 01458 442178 or street@eyetech-opticians.co.uk.

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Optometrist -  Robert Frith Optometrists - Yeovil and Chard

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a clinically focused, quality driven practice.  You could work within a collaborative team of optometrists with a number of special interests. Amongst our team we have four IP qualified optometrists, two doctorates, a glaucoma diploma, specialist contact lens fitter, two trained orthoptists and a dyslexia specialist. We are fully supportive of optometrists developing their special interests, including support for higher qualifications and we actively encourage staff to spend part of the week in hospital work.

Five of our optometrists also work within hospital ophthalmology departments, doing glaucoma, macular, casualty, paediatric refraction  and orthoptic clinics.

The practice itself is spacious, all air-con’, extensively equipped including latest Humphrey VFA and OCT.  Our main practice is in Yeovil and is one of the biggest independents in the South-West, our 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.  

Flexible up to Full Time

Salary:  DOE

Please contact: Ben Williams - ben@robertfrith.net  Tel:  0193.5 478463

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Dispensing Optician Role - Taunton

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Dispensing Optician to join our friendly practice team at Earlam and Christopher in Taunton and be a key part of a forward thinking independent opticians offering exceptional service to our patients.

Our ideal candidate should be creative, dynamic, ambitious and able to use their initiative.

The role will allow you to spend time with patients as well as being part of the team and supporting with buying frames. General practice assistance and organisational skills will also form a vital part of the varied role. We would like to hear from qualified dispensing opticians ideally experienced in all aspects of the role with a flare for stylish eyewear.

 

We are looking for an individual who is able to give an excellent level of customer service. Applicants must also be able to work well within the team, in our busy and dynamic environment.

 

A competitive annual salary is offered depending on experience, with professional fees paid, and 5 weeks annual holiday.

 

The hours are Monday to Friday 8.30 – 5.30 and alternate Saturdays 9.00-2.00pm, although some flexibility to cover holidays and attend meetings is important. Support and on going training will be given.

 

If you would like to register your interest for this position, email your covering letter and CV to sarahfarrant@gmail.com


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Full Time Dispensing Optician or Experienced Dispensing Assistant - 
Christopher Young Opticians, Shepton Mallet

We are a boutique award winning practice specialising in niche eyewear and clinical excellence.  We need an enthusiastic Dispensing Optician or experienced Dispensing Assistant to help our busy team to continue to off an extremely high standard of service and maintain the excellent levels of client satisfaction that we have achieved.

Required: Monday to Friday 8.45am - 5.30pm and alternate Saturday mornings

Salary:   £18,000 to £25,000 per annum DOE and qualifications

Full description and application forms on our website at:  www. cyoungopticians.co.uk

Tel No:  01749 345259

Contact details:  chris@cyoungoptometrists.co.uk

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Full-time/Part-time Optometrist required. Upto £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 who wants to develop their skills beyond the workings of a 'conveyor belt chain mentality'

In return you will receive a fantastic working environment, a generous holiday allowance, profit share, professional development and clinical career progression.

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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Domiciliary Optometrist - Working remotely throughout the Somerset Region

Hours: Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm

Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + bonus + 33 days holiday + pension + GOC & indemnity insurance +  inhouse CET training.  Locum opportunity also available.

Are you an experienced Optometrist looking for something different from practice, or perhaps you have domiciliary experience and would like to discover what it's like working for a business that is truly focused on patient care and ethical practice?

Visioncall was founded upon the idea of being able to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable patients and they are always looking for new Optometrists that share their values and want to use their clinical expertise to make a difference.  Whether you are looking for a new resident post, or simply want to work as a locum one or two days per week whilst continuing in practice, they offer great flexibility and training as well as a supportive and caring work environment.

Interested, they would love to hear from you.  Suitable candidates will have the opportunity to join their clinical teams for a shadow day where you are given a real in-sight into  what they do.  Plus, they will pay you £220 for the day!

Contact Lindsay Johnston on 07795 592096 or visit https://jobs.vision-call.co.uk/

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Exmoor Eyecare, 3 The Parks, Minehead, TA24 5NF - Optometrist Required

£60k + 30 days paid holiday + Private medical + Pension + No weekend working! 

Hours:  08.45am - 17.30pm.

A friendly Independent practice located in West Somerset that have served our patients for many years, offering an exceptional quality eye care service.

In return, you will have the opportunity to work in a relaxed professionally run practice running 30 minute appointments with fully qualified Dispensing Opticians, a very competitive salary and a change of lifestyle, living in the wonderful Somerset countryside next to Exmoor National Park.

If you have excellent communication skills and commercially aware, then please call 07794366472 for a chat or send your CV to: dan@exmooreyecare.co.uk.

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