Optometrist, Specsavers, Harlow

About the practice

Specsavers Harlow is a beautiful large store. Come and visit us for yourself. We would be more than happy to give you a tour around the store. We are lucky to be within walking distance of our local hospital that also has its own ophthalmic department. We have a very friendly supportive team. Our passion is to deliver outstanding patient care, combined with sound dispensing advice and product recommendations that best suit individual customer needs. In additional to the highest quality equipment, we aim to provide both our store staff and our customers with an excellent overall environment. At Specsavers, we treat people as we would wish to be treated, and as such, you will be supported by well trained and motivated retail staff, in addition to an expert professional team. Our expectation is that you will share our vision to provide our patients with the very best professional service as well as exceptional customer care on every visit to your store.

About the role

The optometrist delivers eye examinations and other enhance optical services to a consistently high clinical and customer-service standard, which drives sales, profit and customer loyalty. We offer MECS and post cataract services at Specsavers Harlow. The optometrist will be highly professional in the test room, and work with the store team to deliver the highest clinical and customer service standards, meeting both patient needs and achieving business objectives.

In this role you will: 

  • Carry out eye examinations in accordance with company procedures and NHS regulations
  • Pre-testing and field screening is accurately, safely and efficiently completed, if it is delegated task.
  • Ensure that any referral letters are written and dispatched promptly
  • Ensure that all customers have a clear understanding of dispensing options for their prescription
  • Advise customers on appropriate eyecare options, including suitability for contact lenses and current promotions
  • Ensure that each customer receives a consistent quality 3-way handover
  • Adopt a flexible approach
  • Maintain patient records to the professional standards required by the company
  • Maintain cleanliness of consulting room and contact lens areas
  • Attend and participate in team meetings
  • Maintain up-to-date clinical and professional knowledge.
  • Perform any other duties as may from time to time be reasonably requested by the senior optometrist

Some of the perks include: 

  • An achievable bonus scheme
  • CPD and training provided
  • Support in career advancement opportunities, such as medical retina, IP, or support for further management training to become a director.
  • GOC fees paid
  • Generous discounts for you, your family and friends
  • Company pension scheme
  • Up to date equipment, including Phoropters in all rooms, Henson Field Screener and OCT

Contact details

Practice address: Specsavers Opticians, 10-12 Broad Walk, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1HT.

Neha Patel
Closing date for application
30 August 2023
01279 410888
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.