Optometrist, Underwood Eyecare, Dorset

About the practice

Underwood Eyecare is a well-established optometry practice located in the town of Ferndown. We offer a wide range of eye care services to the local community, including comprehensive eye exams, contact lens fittings, and specialist clinical services. Underwood Eyecare became part of Eye Academy in 2017 and since then we have been known for our personalised and friendly approach to patient care, with a team of highly skilled and experienced Dispensing Opticians and support staff who are committed to delivering exceptional service. The clinic is well-equipped with the latest technology and equipment to provide accurate diagnoses and treatments for a variety of eye conditions. Underwood Eyecare is an ideal workplace for optometrists who value professionalism, teamwork, and a patient-centred approach to eye care.

About the role

We are seeking an enthusiastic, clinically minded and team-oriented optometrist to join our Ferndown practice. This is a full or part-time opportunity. 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 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. We're committed to your professional development and offer funding for IP training, as well as the freedom to pursue your interests in clinical specialisms. If you're a GOC-registered optometrist with a passion for premium clinical services we want to hear from you! 

You can enjoy: 

  • Base salary of up to £60,000 plus bonus
  • Professional fees paid
  • A real focus on your clinical development – including funded IP Training
  • 1-hour testing with hospital-grade equipment - including OCT
  • CPD Support
  • The freedom to introduce work in areas of clinical specialism that interests you
  • 5 weeks paid holiday plus bank holidays

Contact details

Practice address: Underwood Eyecare, 7 Pennys Walk, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 9TH.

Closing date for application
31 March 2023
How to apply
Please send your CV and cover letter to the email address provided.

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