Optometrist - 12 Month FTCOptical

“Find your role”

At Asda Opticians, there is nothing more important than the health and wellbeing of our customers, our priority is to always put them first by delivering high quality patient care and service.

A typical day will involve completing eye examinations, contact lens and extended service examinations. You will be working alongside our Dispensing Optician Manager to support our with training, coaching and maintaining all our departmental standards.

Due to our extended service contracts with the NHS, we're committed to delivering a wide range of care for the treatment and monitoring of eye conditions and will support you to gain any additional accreditations you may need to be able to deliver these services.

At Asda, we are extremely passionate and committed to providing our Optometrists with all the training they will need to fulfil their role and enhance their skills. Not only do we have a fantastic CPD programme, but we also offer protected time to our Optometrists to complete further accreditations, funded by Asda. This ensures you have the full training package to meet the ever-changing eye care needs of our customers. It's all about developing and supporting you to reach your full potential.

With in store, regional and home office teams you will be fully supported in all aspects of your role whether your query is clinical or service based there is always someone on hand to offer expert advice and support.

“Let's find out about you”

We are seeking a dedicated Optometrist to join our dynamic team on a 12 month FTC to cover maternity leave. We are looking for a skilled candidate who is eager to join us, contribute to our store's excellent service levels, and foster positive relationships within our team and the wider community.

At Asda, it's all about the service and creating a memorable experience for our customers so you will be able use clinical skills and passion for your role to help achieve this.

You'll be:

  • A fully qualified optometrist registered with the GOC
  • A registered performer with your NHS area team or health board
  • MECs or WECs accredited (or willing to gain accreditation within 12 months of joining Asda – funded and supported by us)
  • On track to meet the statutory points requirement for CPD
  • Able to use your skills and passion for the role to deliver a memorable customer experience
  • Passionate about developing new patient services and shaping the culture of the department

When applying to any of our Optical positions, you must be registered with the General Optical Council (GOC) for the relevant professional role type you have applied for. Along with this, you’ll be required to have evidence of Right To Work in the UK.

Within the compliance process, we’ll ask you to provide evidence of being on the NHS performer list for the nation you wish to work in, along with providing 2 clinical references. If applying in Wales, we’ll ask you to provide evidence of your WECS accreditation & WGOS module accreditation.

Apply today by completing an online application…

The Rewards

You will also get an excellent benefits package including:

  • Discretionary company bonus
  • Company pension up to 7% matched
  • 10% colleague discount, free parking and many additional rewards.
  • Your professional indemnity insurance
  • GOC fees paid
  • CET package
  • Flexible working patterns in accordance with 7 days opening
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