Optometrist, Shephard & Akay Optometrists, Hitchin

About the practice

We are an independent boutique practice dedicated to providing our patients with high-quality care and an exceptional level of service. We're based in a beautiful listed building in lovely Hertfordshire market town of Hitchin.

  • Our test times are 40 minutes with pre-screening done by support staff
  • Our testing equipment includes OCT, HFA, i-care, corneal topographer

Contact lenses are an important part of what we do, including specialist lenses for keratoconus and other corneal irregularities and there will be opportunity to get involved with this if you're interested.

About the role

We’re looking for a full-time Optometrist to join us in delivering outstanding patient care. You’ll be an integral part of our team and will help us drive our service offering forward, always looking for opportunities to improve and innovate. We’re also looking for someone who shares our dedication to putting patients first and spending the time needed to get to the bottom of their visual needs. Just as important to us is the way you interact with patients. Providing a friendly, informative, and empathetic service is a must. 

As well as a generous salary, we can offer you:

  • Your birthday off work
  • Early finish on Saturday, No Sunday or bank holiday working
  • Free & regular CPD courses
  • Access to Simply Health (claim cashback on healthcare purchases)
  • Retail discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme 

Contact details

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

Ali Akay
Closing date for application
31 December 2024
01462 432 088
How to apply
Please send your CV to the email address provided or just email for an informal chat.

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