Scheduler – Optometry Team

Current Vacancies

  • Swindon


Reporting to: Helen our Scheduling Manager.

Salary: Commensurate with qualification and experience

At The Outside Clinic we believe in making a difference to our patient’s lives, bringing them the very best in domiciliary eye care.

As part of the team in a hard-working contact centre you will be helping to maintain the best schedules for our professional optometric staff that work all across the UK. You will help to manage any obstacles that arise during their working day and be able to roll with the punches when schedules change suddenly.

This role will enhance your customer service experience and enable you to use mapping, car tracking, and logistics software as well as working closely with clinical staff in a supportive role.


  • Exceptional eye for detail with an inquisitive approach to your work.
  • Superior customer service skills.
  • To support and build a strong rapport with the field-based staff (it’s all about working together as one great team).
  • To understand team strategies and objectives.
  • Very organised approach with the ability to multi-task using multiple bespoke systems.
  • Ability to work and problem solve independently and manage deadlines when required.
  • To understand, identifying and take ownership of operational decisions.
  • Use your knowledge to manage GOS (General Ophthalmic Services) paperwork, ensure we meet all claims requirements and keep external health and social care regulators are up to date with patient information.
  • You like learning new things, and are quick to learn.
  • Operate in line with company policies, procedures, NHS guidelines and current legislation at all times.
  • To comply with all aspects of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and with the Company’s current Health and Safety Policies.


  • The ability to explain just about anything to anyone, and you’re comfortable communicating on the phone and via email.
  • The people skills to deal with senior managers, clinical staff and colleagues.
  • The ability to collect data, define and solve problems, establish facts and draw logical conclusions.
  • An awesome, positive, can-do attitude.


  • Every weekend and bank holiday off!
  • Discounted eye wear (including sunglasses) and hearing products.
  • Three ‘treat’ days granted for 100% attendance.
  • Contributory pension scheme, on successful completion of probationary period.
  • Childcare vouchers.
  • Full training and support.
  • Additional external training opportunities.


All successful candidates will be subject to satisfactory written references, medical clearance, and evidence of your right to work in the UK and Disclosure Certificate through the Disclosure and Barring Service (Formerly the CRB)

References: One of your referees must be your current line manager and all references must cover the previous five years work or study history.

Under the provisions of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, it is the duty of every employee

  • To take reasonable care of themselves and others at work
  • To co-operate with the The Outside Clinic as far as is necessary to enable them to carry out their legal duty
  • Not to intentionally or recklessly interfere with anything provided, including personal protective equipment, for health and safety or welfare at work.

There is a No Smoking Policy throughout The Outside Clinic.

This job description is a guide to the work you will be required to undertake. It may be changed from time to time to meet changing circumstances. It does not form part of your Contract of Employment

The Outside Clinic is an Equal Opportunities employer.

For more information or to apply for this role upload your CV now.