Optometrist, Niall O'Kane Optometrists, Strood, Kent

About the practice

Niall O’Kane Optometrists has been part of Strood High Street for over 30 years and joined Eye Academy in 2018. Niall O’Kane Optometrists is a leading independent optician with a passionate and diverse team. We specialise in high-end eyewear, premium lenses and specialist clinical services.

About the role

We are seeking an enthusiastic, clinically minded and team-oriented optometrist to join our Strood practice on a full or part-time basis (2-5 days per week, including alternate Saturdays). As an experienced optometrist, you'll be a key member of our dynamic and dedicated team. And with up to 1-hour testing and state-of-the-art equipment, including Optomap and OCT, you'll have the resources you need to provide exceptional care. Ideally, you will have hospital experience or additional qualifications as well as, an interest in developing ongoing training and mentoring to help develop practice operations and processes. If you're a GOC-registered optometrist with a passion for premium clinical services we want to hear from you!  Our practice is high-end and has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Specialist services: 

  • Dry eye, complex contact lenses & children’s clinics
  • State-of-the-art equipment including OCT & digital dispensing
  • Luxury dispensing including an amazing collection of luxury eyewear 

Benefits include:

  • Base salary of £55,000 to £65,000 plus bonus, pro-rate - Depending on experience & qualifications
  • Professional fees paid (pro-rate)
  • 1-hour testing with hospital-grade equipment - including OCT
  • CPD Support
  • The freedom to introduce work in areas of clinical specialism that interest you
  • 5 weeks paid holiday plus bank holidays (pro-rate) 


  • Must be a GOC-registered Optometrist
  • Hospital experience is preferred
  • IP qualification would be beneficial

Contact details

Practice address: Niall O'Kane Optometrists, 78-80 High Street, Strood ME2 4AR.

Romana Hashim
Closing date for application
30 June 2024
How to apply
Please email your CV & cover letter to the email address provided.

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