Optometrist, City Sight Clinic, University of London

Optometrist London Part-time Apply by 13 May 2024

About the practice

City Sight Clinic is committed to bringing Optometry training to the City of London through a state-of-the-art teaching facility for undergraduate and postgraduate Optometrists. Our aim is to provide eye care services to the public and local communities, helping our students gain key clinical experience. An important aspect of the training provided is the supervised work that our students undertake with members of the public. To assist in the provision of clinical excellence, we are seeking clinically focused optometrists to supervise final year Optometry students in the clinics and support their educational development.

About the role

An opportunity has arisen for the role of Visiting Clinical Tutor (VCT), to join our 3rd year student facing Primary Care Clinics at City, University of London. The role is varied and includes opportunities to teach in small groups, provide 1:1 supervision and assess students’ clinical competencies, in addition to enhancing your own knowledge by being part of a team of supervisors; all of whom have areas of expertise and interests of their own. 

The successful candidate will be an Optometrist, who has experience of supporting and supervising optometry students in clinical practice and have an interest in teaching. This role requires you to be a GOC registered optometrist with at least 4 years’ experience. Full training and support will be provided. In addition to routine refraction clinics, applicants must be confident in the provision of care in one (or more) of the following areas: paediatric eye care, contact lens provision, low vision services, OCT, Goldmann tonometry, ocular surface disease and therapeutics. 

  • Interview date: Monday 20th / Tuesday 21st May 2024
  • Start Date: Monday 30th September 2024
  • Requirements: Commitment of 24 weeks (see term dates). Mandatory Induction Monday 9th September and Thursday 12th September 2024
  • Term dates: 30th September 2024 – 13th December 2024 and 13th January 2025 - 5th April 2025
  • Working Pattern: Monday, Tuesday or Thursday, one day a week, 9am-5pm
  • Remuneration: Approx. £35 per hour.

Contact details

Practice address: City Sight City, University of London (Tait Building), Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB.

Priya Mehta
Closing date for application
13 May 2024
How to apply
Please email your CV and cover letter to the address provided.

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