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Locum lifestyle with Specsavers

As a Specsavers Locum you will be able to plan and manage your working week at a time and a place that suits you. You will have the opportunity to work across a number of our businesses allowing you to book the shifts that suit you, giving you the flexibility to manage your own diary.

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Quickly find and secure a shift

Access any shift across the UK and ROI

Dedicated locum support team

Getting started

Register to locum with us

Before you download the app, ensure you sign up to Specsavers in partnership with Locate a Locum.

Upload compliance documents

When adding your compliance documents in the app please make sure all valid from and expiry dates entered match your documents.

For more info on compliance documents, please visit our FAQs.

Download the app

Once you have completed your profile, download the “Locate a Locum” app from the Apple app store or Google Play store to your device

Training module

Complete your mandatory Infosec training as soon as you can. This is available on the Specsavers company page of the Locate a Locum app.

Raise an invoice

Once you have completed a shift, log into the SEP Portal to raise an invoice

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As a Locum optometrist with Specsavers you will be able to work with the latest technology including OCT and work as part of a store team to make a difference to people’s lives by providing best value eyecare. You will be able to control your own diary by choosing when and where you work. Our locum opportunities are available across our businesses in the UK and Ireland. 


When you locum with the UK & Ireland’s largest high street supplier of digital hearing aids you are in a great position to offer your patients, both NHS and private, the best products at the best possible prices, along with exceptional service. To help you deliver first class customer service you will be supported by a highly trained team, and you will also have access to work with the latest technology.

Home Visits

The Specsavers Home Visits teams provide eye care to customers in the comfort of their own homes giving you the opportunity to help some of the most vulnerable in our society. As you will be on the road you’ll need to be able to drive and have access to your own car for the majority of roles. We have Locum opportunities available for Optical Assistants and Optometrists in Home Visits. If you would like to know more about working for our home visit business but don’t currently have domiciliary experience, please get in touch with us by emailing locum.*******@** and we can arrange a domiciliary shadow day for you.

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