Optometrist, Shephard and Akay Optometrists, Hitchin





Full- part-time:


Closing date:

31 October 2021

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Practice address: Shephard and Akay Optometrists, 5-7 Churchyard, Hitchin SG5 1HR.

About the role
Established in 1974, Shephard & Akay are Hitchin’s leading independent opticians and contact lens specialists. The success of the practice has been built by providing a bespoke patient experience, outstanding clinical standards, and an exclusive range of high-end eyewear brands. As a result of this success, the team are now looking for a full or part-time Optometrist to join the team.

What’s the Opportunity?
This an opportunity to join a highly experienced and clinically focused team of experts. You’ll gain exposure more complex patients, deliver specialist clinics, and have the chance to develop your skills in dry eye, myopia control, cataract referrals as well as potential support to become I.P qualified. The practice is in a historic, 400-year-old building – nestled in a local churchyard and features 2 test rooms. With 40-minute appointments, pre-screens done for you and access to equipment such as an OCT and Humphreys Field Analyser, you’ll have all the tools and support necessary to deliver an outstanding patient experience.

Hakim Group
As a practice supported by Hakim Group, working for Shephard & Akay means that you’ll gain access to a national community of independent practices, as well as a few added extras!

  • Financial Flexibility Fund
  • Healthcare Cash-plan
  • Professional Advancement Through HG Academy
  • HG Giftbox Savings Platform
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Closing date:

31 October 2021


07737 715 282

How to apply:

To get more information, or to apply for this role – get in touch with Spencer Grout via phone or email.

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