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At Optical Express we are focused on delivering exceptional patient care, outstanding clinical outcomes and continued investment in our people and technology. For over 30 years, millions of patients have trusted Optical Express with their eye care.

We are at a pivotal point in our business journey and are looking for Ophthalmic Surgeons who want to join a highly professional team and make a real, lasting difference to our patient’s lives.

These positions can be either full or part-time. The main remit of this role is to deliver surgical services at Optical Express across the sub-specialities of laser eye surgery, refractive lens exchange and cataract, oculoplastics and vitreo-retinal surgery.

Successful applicants will be expected to work within a multidisciplinary team and conduct a consultation with each patient prior to the day of any surgery taking place.  This role will involve performing a high volume of surgeries.

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver world-class patient care.
  • Follow and implement Medical Advisory Board guidance.
  • Undertake out-patient, face-to-face, in-person and virtual clinics, in addition to surgical procedures in your chosen sub-speciality.
  • Prepare for and undertake the protective interventions that you are responsible for in a manner that is consistent with evidence-based practice and maintaining patient safety.
  • Carry out teaching, examination and accreditation duties as required and contribute to CPD and clinical governance initiatives.
  • Contribute to the audit and clinical governance programmes.
  • Contribute to research and publications (optional).

Preferred Candidates will be on the Specialist Register. You must be fully registered with the GMC or IMC and hold a Licence to Practice to be eligible for interview. Applications who require current skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information, visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

In return, you will receive an excellent benefits package, to include salary in the region of £150,000 - £200,000 FTE (dependent on experience).


To apply for this role, please contact Stuart Logan, Optical Express Surgery Operations Manager:

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Phone – 07787792573


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