As a result of COVID 19, more and more people are choosing to leave the big cities behind and move to spacious and more beautiful parts of the country – where house prices and the cost of living are often much lower, and a whole host of unique hobbies and pursuits beckon.
As an optometrist, you’re fortunate enough to be able to build your career wherever you wish – without being tied to urban areas. We have some incredible optometry opportunities right across the UK and Ireland that offer excellent salaries and generous benefits – some stores are even offering welcome bonuses and relocation support!
With this current relocation trend in mind, we thought it would be helpful to highlight some stunning locations and share some of our top career opportunities for those dreaming of escaping the city.
Where better to start than in beautiful Devon and Cornwall…
RELOCAT£ to Devon and Cornwall
Often just a stone’s throw away from a sandy beach, Devon and Cornwall offer countless coastal walks, gorgeous beaches, access to water sports and plenty of other unique leisure activities. This in addition to a rich heritage and vibrant culture has made Devon and Cornwall a popular area for those looking to escape the city. Sound interesting? Then take a look at some of the amazing relocation opportunities we have on offer…
Up to £60,000 salary + £7,500 joining bonus
With access to a waterfront and all that comes with it, Saltash is an ideal place to transition from the big city to a more idyllic location. With great primary and secondary schools, it’s a wonderful place to raise a family and integrate into a friendly and welcoming community.
Our Saltash store is certified platinum employer. It has a 13-person team and boasts 3 test rooms fully equipped with the latest clinical technology (including OCT).
The store also offers enhanced clinical services including glaucoma testing, diabetic screening and low vision clinics.
Up to £60,000 salary + £10,000 joining bonus (pro rata)
This surf haven on the North Coast is one of Cornwall’s more popular seaside towns, and for good reason. Rich in culture and a hub for social events (not to mention the abundance of sports activities you can get into), Newquay is the perfect place to take full advantage of that laid-back Cornish lifestyle.
Our Newquay store has a 14-person team and boasts 3 test rooms fully equipped with the latest clinical technology (including OCT). The store also offers enhanced clinical services including cataract appointments and MECs. This store is certified platinum employer.
Up to £60,000 salary + £10,000 joining bonus
Exeter really is the best of both worlds. A city with a rich atmosphere, but with the luscious countryside on its doorstep – Exeter is perfect for those who want access to the beaches and countryside which enjoying the benefits a city has to offer.
Our Exeter store is certified platinum employer. It has 3 test rooms fully equipped with the latest clinical technology (including OCT) and also offers outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities.
This really is just a small selection of the amazing opportunities we have available in beautiful locations. If you would like to discuss relocation possibilities in more detail, register your details and one of our friendly consultants will be in touch.