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Providing our team with CET approved training

We’re excited to share that Visioncall will be hosting CET approved training during our upcoming Optometry induction events throughout the year.

Our CET approved training on cognitive impairments will be exclusively available for Visioncall Optometrists, including those recently joining our team.

It’s a small taster of who we are and what we do.

We’re delighted to be able to offer this, share our knowledge and provide an opportunity to learn new skills.

Who will be speaking at the event?

Leading the event will be Visioncall’s Managing Director, Brian McGuire.

Joining Brian will be GOC Member and College of Optometrists’ Assessor, Dr Scott Mackie.

Both of our speakers will be sharing valuable experience and skills assisting our team to help individuals see better and live better.

What will the training cover?

Attendees will receive specialist training focussed around delivering eye care to individuals who may be living with cognitive impairments such as dementia.

These are patients with complex needs, who may have difficulty communicating.

As such, we’ll be going into more detail about how to engage with them, how to test their eyes properly and what equipment to use.

The training will highlight the importance of treating each and every patient with dignity and respect.

As well as learning more about what we do, you’ll also discover our purpose and how our company values help our patients to see better and live better.

When and where are Visioncall’s CET-approved training events?

We will be hosting our next CET training events in Summer 2019, to register your interest today please contact our recruitment team here.

Our first run of training events in early 2019 have been a resounding success and we look forward to our upcoming sessions throughout the year.

How many CET points are available?

This event is worth 6 CET points upon completion.

To discover more about what it is like working as a Visioncall Optometrist, watch our video here.

To find out more about becoming a Visioncall Optometrist contact Lyndsay Johnston on 07795592096 or ljohnston@visioncall.co.uk. 

More perks for Optometrists when you apply direct

Everyone loves having a job which is fulfilling, and everyone also loves a bonus.

Well, we can offer you both!

Working with Visioncall means each day is varied and no two days are ever the same. Have we mentioned that you won’t go stir crazy looking at the same four walls every day?

And you’ll always have support and encouragement because teamwork makes the difference at Visioncall, so our Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians work closely together.

We have set up our new Optometrist reward scheme as our way of saying thanks for coming on-board and give you a much-deserved bonus in return for all of the meaningful work you will do across the country or area.

Employed Optometrists will receive a joining bonus of up to £2,000 within your first 12 months of service.

Locum Optometrists will receive a joining bonus of up to £50 per week over a 12- week period.

It’s not just about the bonus though. The best thing about working with us is you will be embarking on the most rewarding and fulfilling chapter of your career by helping those most in need of care to see better and live better.

With opportunities available throughout the UK, we are always looking for experienced and value driven Optometrist to join our team.

To be included in our new reward scheme, simply apply for a job with us direct on our careers website or contact Lyndsay Johnston on 07795592096.

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Terms & conditions

  1. Employed Optometrists:
  • Will receive a joining bonus in two instalments:
  • £1,000 joining bonus after 6 months continued service, and
  • £1,000 on completion of 12 months continued service.
  • Should an employee resign, or be dismissed, prior to their 12 month anniversary, the second instalment of the joining bonus will not be paid.
  • The joining bonus is based on a Full Time Equivalent post.
  • The joining bonus applies to Employed Optometrists who accept an offer of employment by 28th September 2018 and who commence work no later than 7th January 2019.
  • Each instalment will be paid in the first salary payment following the 6 month and 12 month anniversaries respectively.
  • Candidates supplied or introduced to Visioncall via an agency will not qualify for the joining bonus.

 

  1. Locum Optometrists:
  • Will receive a £10 additional fee for every full day worked, with the opportunity to earn up to £50 per week, during the first 12 weeks.
  • This additional fee should be calculated by the locum (from the date of their first clinic) and included in the first invoice they issue following completion of this 12 week period. Payment of their invoice will be made on the usual basis.
  • The additional fee applies to Locum Optometrists who start by 28th September 2018 and who provide their services over a full 12 week period.
  • Candidates supplied or introduced to Visioncall via an agency will not qualify for the joining bonus.