Optometrist, MAA Eyecare

Optometrist London Full-time Permanent Apply by 31 March 2023

About the practice

Unique opportunity for an ambitious and patient focussed optometrist to join a stunning, award winning family owned independent opticians in Upminster. Our practice is only 4 years old but in this time we have managed to establish ourselves as a highly reputable business with a key presence in the local community. We have formed strong relationships with the local primary school and GP Surgery and we frequently support and donate to local charitable events. We have won and been shortlisted in various awards including ‘Essex Mums’ and ‘Mums guide to Romford’ and we aim to build lifelong relationships with our patients. 

About the role

You will work closely alongside the business owner in a low pressure environment, focussing on giving our patients the best possible experience at every visit, meeting their eyecare needs and looking after them as an individual rather than just ‘another patient.’ You will take ownership of the clinical aspects of the practice and will be the first port of call for any clinical queries. This is an excellent role that will suit optometrists from all levels of experience, whether you are newly qualified and looking for a new challenge and opportunity to grow, or you are an experienced optometrist who is genuinely keen on providing the best individual care to your patients. 

Key Points:

  • Weekday late starts: 9:30am – 6:00pm (Saturdays 9:00am – 5:30pm) 
  • Fully computerised system – practice is completely paperless
  • Flexible testing times ranging from 20 minutes for children to 50 minutes for patients who require more time
  • Modern practice with latest Zeiss technology including Iprofiler for accurate autorefraction and Visufit for accurate dispensing
  • Family feel, low pressure independent environment
  • Wide pool of contact lens fitting options with access to all major contact lens company accounts and bespoke/tailor made lenses where required
  • Visual stress/coloured overlay assessment – training will be provided
  • Private MECS service
  • Student Dispensing Optician supervision also available Requirements
  • GOC registered as a fully qualified Optometrist with a faultless GOC record
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Role open to optometrists of all levels of experience Package and Benefits 
  • Competitive salary depending on experience (£50K – £60K / Year)
  • GOC membership fee paid
  • 25 days (+ 8 Bank holiday) holiday
  • Pension scheme available

Contact details

Practice address: MAA Eyecare, 121 Avon Road, Upminster, RM14 1RQ.

Closing date for application
31 March 2023
01708 259889
How to apply
Please send your CV to the email address provided.

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