Principal Optometrist - Farnham - Permanent

Posted 08 September 2023
Salary £65000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Optometry Jobs
Contact NameCandidate Attraction

Job description

Maxxima have recently partnered with  one of the UK’s specialist provider of diagnostic and healthcare solutions. We are currently looking for an experienced Principal Optometrist, who can provide overall support for the clinical leadership of the service. This post is based in Farnham.

About the role:
As an Optometrist, you will be part of our team, providing our customers with top tier treatment removing the inconvenience from eye examinations, evolving it into an informative, consultative and pleasant experience. 

What’s in it for you as an Principal Optometrist:
  • Staff Discount
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Access to Leightons Learning Academy
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Cover 2 x Salary or 4 x Salary if in the Pension Scheme
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Competitive location based salary
Your main responsibilities as an Principal Optometrist:
  • Perform sight tests, offering the best clinical and technical advice
  • Provide visual field and retinal imaging assessments
  • Consult with patients regarding their eye health, providing expert guidance on preventative measures alongside ways they can maintain their current condition
  • Assist the branch manager in tracking and monitoring branch performance
  • Ensure all equipment is correctly maintained and fit for purpose
What we are looking for in an Principal Optometrist:
  • Commercially aware, and happy to offer the customer what they need
  • Dedicated to exemplary patient service to ensure patient satisfaction
  •  Excellent communication skills, with empathy and patience
  • Previous experience working in a similar role
  • Qualified Optometrist & fully Registered with the GOC
  • Experience in using Slit Lamp Microscope, Keratometer, Ophthalmoscope, Retinoscope, Optomap, Pulsair or Goldmann tonometer, Henson Compact 6000 or the Henson 7000 and NIDEK Retina DuoScan Photo OCT
Why work with Maxxima?
  • Knowledgeable, dedicated and vastly experienced Permanent Team with longstanding professional relationships with multiple clients
  • Access to exclusive vacancies through our numerous Master Vendor trusts across the country
  • Vacancies outside of NHS Rate caps with our private sector agreements
  • Access to International roles outside of England and the United Kingdom
Please note: We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.

Next steps:
If you are interested to hear more, either hit the APPLY NOW button or reach out to Shanice on 02033986694 or