Optometrist, Optegra, Gateshead, £50,000 - £59,999


North East



Full- part-time:


Closing date:

6 August 2021

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Practice address: Optegra, Maingate, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0NQ.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced optometrist to support our cataract pathways, and to take a lead role in delivering modern ophthalmology services in our new hospital in Newcastle.

This is a brilliant opportunity to really put your stamp on a new, state of the art facility. We are looking for someone to join a multi-disciplinary team working alongside Consultants, in pre and post-operative consultations. The role could be full-time or part-time.

Optegra is a world leader in specialist eye care, we take pride in knowing our patients are at the heart of all we do and can live better lives because of the treatments we provide. 
There has never been a better time to join Optegra and we are delighted to bring our expertise and passion to Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Some of the benefits of working for us include:

  • Generous pay and bonus, reviewed annually, this role pays up to £57,000 FTE pro-rata 
  • Generous matched pension contributions
  • Up to 33 days annual leave
  • Funded training and development - because we believe in our people
  • Discounts on retails, social activities,.
  • Free Physio, 24/7 GP appointments, counselling for your wellbeing
  • Free laser eye treatment for you and reduction for friends and family
  • Private Healthcare

About the role: In return for the above, you will be an exceptional Optometrist with a passion for providing the highest quality patient care and have experience in working in cataract pathways.
You will:

  • Have current GOC registration as a fully qualified optometrist
  • Have a minimum of two years’ post registration experience 
  • Be IP qualified
  • Be driven to provide excellent outcomes for our patients 
  • Be commercially aware with passion for delivering high standards of customer service and care 
  • Be personable, confident and articulate 

About us: You’ll see and feel the Optegra difference when you walk through the door – and you’ll have every opportunity to really make a difference.

If this sounds like you, please get in touch with Mandeep Toor for an information pack by e-mailing mandeep.toor@optegra.com or by applying for the role. Take a look at our history and vision by clicking the following link: https://www.optegra.com/optegra-story/

Optegra is proud to be an inclusive business where you can enjoy the career you want, without changing the person you are. We are welcoming to all, working together as a supportive team, respecting the uniqueness of every individual we work with.


Closing date:

6 August 2021

How to apply:

If this sounds like you, please get in touch with Mandeep Toor for an information pack by email or by applying for the role here

Please mention that you saw the advert on The College of Optometrists’ website.