RELOCAT£ with Specsavers – Live life in Somerset and Wiltshire

This month our relocation series takes us to Wiltshire and Somerset. These counties really do have something for everyone – from small towns with boutique shops, independent restaurants and renowned farmers markets to cosmopolitan cities, such as the beautiful city of Bath. Not to mention the numerous beaches, idyllic countryside and the calming serenity of Exmoor National Park.

We wanted to share some highlights of these wonderful locations and let you know about some of our top career opportunities for those dreaming of relocation.

Optometrists are fortunate enough to be able to work wherever you wish. We have some incredible opportunities right across the UK and Ireland that offer excellent salaries and generous benefits – some stores are even offering welcome bonuses and relocation support.

Below are just a few of the opportunities we currently have in Wiltshire and Somerset.

The historic market town of Chippenham is nestled on the banks of the River Avon. It is just over an hour away from central London, and a 10-minute train journey to Bath (pictured).

Chippenham is an ideal hub for relaxation and exploration of rural Wiltshire and the Cotswolds and enjoys a reputation as a flourishing and lively town, with a modern centre and thriving nightlife.

Specsavers Chippenham is a platinum certified store equipped with the latest OCT technology. If you are interested in becoming a store director, the Partnership Pathway programme is available to explore.

You will be joining one of the leading opticians in this beautiful area, and as the resident Optometrist, you would play a key part in driving the practice forward and encouraging the team around you.

Surrounded by some of England’s most beautiful countryside, Swindon is enriched with Victorian parks, gardens, museums and art galleries.

Being the county town of Wiltshire, Swindon comes with all the amenities you’d expect, alongside a selection of fantastic restaurants serving fresh local produce.

Specsavers Swindon is a large store equipped with 11 test rooms and the latest OCT technology. You would be joining a wonderful team of 70 professionals, and enjoy perks including 33 days of annual holiday.

Joining this store, you would play a crucial part in the growth and development of the store together with your colleagues.

Taunton is another county town – this time of Somerset. Taunton is within very easy reach of serene countryside and a beautiful nature reserve.

With woodlands, country walks and cycle paths, Taunton is the perfect location to make the most of the great outdoors.

Being a very large town, you will find everything you need in Taunton including some amazing restaurants serving a range of both locally sourced food and dishes from around the world.

Specsavers Taunton is a platinum certified store. The focus at this store, is about pulling together and working as a team to ensure that our valued customers have an excellent experience.

You will join a highly successful store with a great reputation for staff progression and the very highest standards of customer care.

Minehead, in Somerset, has everything you could want from a quaint coastal town. Glorious beaches, a rugged coastal path, a historic harbour, and a fishing quarter where you can buy fresh local produce, all wait to be discovered.

Minehead has many culinary delights, from independent cafes serving freshly cooked meals and homemade delicacies, to pubs and hotels offering gorgeous evening meals.

Specsavers Minehead is a platinum store boasting the latest OCT technology. There is the opportunity to pursue the Partnership Pathway programme at this store as well gaining crucial store management experience.

Team chemistry is hugely important at this store as is going the extra mile for both customers and colleagues alike.




This really is just a small selection of the amazing opportunities we have available in beautiful locations across the U.K. and Ireland.

If you would like to discuss relocation possibilities in more detail, register your details and one of our friendly consultants will be in touch.

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