Optometrist

Job reference: 142879BR Previous
Location: Bangor, Gwynedd, North Wales
Function area: Optometrist
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
Need to know

This position is based completely in Bangor, North Wales.

• Extremely competitive salary of up to £65,000 (depending on experience, location and mobility)
• A highly-rewarding, performance-based, uncapped discretionary bonus scheme
• Relocation package available

Boots Opticians Bangor are looking for a friendly and passionate Optometrist to join our team.

If you are looking for part time, full time or flexibility on the weekends - we can tailor the role to suit your requirements & lifestyle.

You will have fantastic support from an experienced store and area leader and a great team of people to work with every day, supporting our loyal patient base. There is a mixed patient demographic; large number of students as Bangor is a university town, also large amount of older patients and WECS patients.

Bangor is a city situated in the north west of Wales, surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery that the UK has to offer. It is the oldest city in Wales and bursting with history and heritage. Bangor today is a diverse and vibrant town to explore and discover, with a range of quality national and independent shops and wonderful dining experiences.

Public travel links are great, Bangor railway station is on the North Wales Coast Line from Crewe and Chester to Holyhead and it only takes 30 minutes from Holyhead ferry port for travel to Ireland. We are also easily accessible by road. The A5 runs through the centre of Bangor, providing a route to Holyhead, as well as Snowdonia, Shrewsbury and London. The A55 runs immediately to the south of Bangor, providing a route to Holyhead and Chester. There are various car parks available as well as options to purchase parking permits.

We would love to hear from you and discuss what is on offer - get in touch for a confidential chat!

Resourcing@boots-opticians.co.uk

About Boots

This is your chance to be part of something a bit different. You’ll use your outstanding qualifications and passion for your role to provide an exceptional level of care to our patients.

Our patients are also our customers and they are everything for Boots Opticians. Working with the Practice Manager, our Optical Teams and Clinical Governance Optometrists, you’ll create a culture where everyone is passionate about doing the right thing for them. Together these elements will play a big part in making us No 1 for Customer Care.

What you’ll be doing day to day.
  • Using your leadership skills and passion for your patients to inspire your colleagues to deliver a really memorable customer journey.
  • Bringing your vibrant personality into the day to day running of the practice – setting high standards to ensure everything runs professionally
  • Building firm and longstanding relationships – not only with colleagues and customers but with healthcare professionals in the local community
  • Listening to our customers – and provide the right, up to date information at all times
  • Selecting the best products for each customer
  • Ensuring that you effectively lead your team so that our customers receive an excellent service in a great environment
  • Ensuring that we uphold the highest possible standard of clinical care
What you’ll need to have.

You will need to be a fully qualified GOC registered Optometrist with additional registration with the relevant NHS body, but in addition to this we’re looking for really inspiring people, with a friendly professional personality. It’s all about working together as one great team – after all, it’s our people that are at the heart of our business.

It’s a fantastic opportunity to add to your own professional development, and a chance to learn more about us as a business. It could open up even more opportunities for you with Boots Opticians, as we believe we can offer you the best professional development in the business. But it isn’t just about experience, we’re interested in developing you a bit more, the real you – and that is what makes us all feel good.

What’s in it for you?

On offer is a generous salary, a competitive company pension scheme, excellent staff discount, discretionary bonus, along with having access to additional flexible benefits that allows you to create a package that suits your individual needs.

In addition, care and attention is paid to your personal and professional career development as a clinician, providing you with a range of interactive CET events throughout the year and genuine career opportunities across the business.

Please click on the following link to apply or if you would like a confidential chat or get in contact with us at resourcing@boots-opticians.co.uk, we would love to hear from you.

We offer a number of flexible working options to suit our colleagues needs including job share and part time working. Our website shows examples of colleagues enjoying different working patterns. If this interests you, please talk to us about it.