Lead Optometrist - Doncaster, South Yorkshire.
Lead Optometrist - Doncaster, South Yorkshire - Monday to Friday
My Client, one of the leading Domiciliary Company's is looking to recruit a Lead Optometrist to cover Doncaster and surrounding areas within Yorkshire. The successful candidate must have at least 3-4 years' experience and have looked after and mentored other optometrists before, you will have experience to drive a team forward and a proven track of business turnaround.
This is a Monday to Friday role (no weekends required) and you will also be required to visit Nursing and Care Homes within this area, carrying out a full clinical test. You must possess excellent clinical skills, have a sympathetic approach and empathy as most patients are elderly and infirm and some suffer from dementia. You will be assisted at all times by an experienced Optical Assistant or Qualified Dispensing Optician, who will also drive you to the venues.
The ideal candidate will be able to carry out the following;
' Inspire and motivate our teams through leading by example
' Directing and developing local business strategy
' Overseeing commercial and ethical practice including full NHS and Professional compliance
' Building the brand locally aiming to be 'The best practice in the region'
' Handling complaints through the local business
' Good leadership skills
' Managing and supporting team of Optometrists through regular supervision
' Carry out sight tests on patients with a range of different needs who are unable to attend a high street practice and support test teams to do likewise in line with standard operating procedures of the company
' Offer help and advice to patients and carers with regard to eye health, spectacles required, choosing frames and lenses.
' Carry out a handover with patients/care home manager or family members to discuss the sight test results and any rec...