Joint venture partnership is the secret to our success here at Specsavers. Owning, leading and growing your very own business is considered by many to be the pinnacle of your career as an optometrist. We believe that professional optics should be led by opticians just like you – this is your chance to become the leader you were born to be.

The Opportunity

Contact Lens Assistant

 

Location: Stowmarket

 

Salary: Competitive basic dependent on experience

 

Working hours: Full time (Weekend work is essential)

 

Experience level: Must have current optical experience or within the last 5 years.

 

There’s nothing quite like being part of the Specsavers team – and a business that’s going places.

 

Join the Specsavers team as a Contact Lens Assistant at our store. Outstanding training, high quality equipment and skilled and supportive colleagues – these are just some of the huge plusses of joining us – not to mention our market leading position! You’ll soon discover these benefits for yourself, along with the satisfaction of helping every customer find the right lenses at the right price. With one in three UK contact lens wearers now Specsavers customers, we’re responsible for ensuring that millions of people get the lenses – and the service – they’re looking for.

 

Your task will be to promote contact lenses in store by providing customers with detailed and accurate advice. We’ll expect you to tell people all about the different types of lenses available, their advantages, prices and of course, how to use and care for them. Your efforts will have a direct impact on sales targets and profitability – making you an integral member of the Contact Lens team.

 

With experience in a similar role or as an Optical Assistant looking to utilise your passion for contact lenses, you’ll already know the basics. Thanks to our exceptional training, you’ll be able to build on your skills and make a name for yourself, at the UK’s number one provider of professional eyecare.

 

Platinum Employer

This store is an accredited Platinum Employer, which means you can expect an exceptional employee experience every single day you work here. The Platinum Employer Scheme is part of our drive to become a famous place to work and stores with this accreditation have been verified on five key employer standards – Recruitment, Performance Management and Reward, Talent Management, Learning and Development and Employee Engagement.

 

If you are interested please click Apply as his vacancy will close once we have filled all available places. We therefore highly recommend early applications.

The Specsavers Joint Venture Partnership

As a Joint Venture Partner (JVP), you will lead the business with the aim of providing the very best in patient eyecare. Each Partnership consists of an Optical JVP and Retail JVP who, together, will own the business taking 100% of the profits. You take care of the day-to-day running of the business and through your commitment to the highest service and professional standards, will be able to add value and grow your business.

As an Optometrist partner at Specsavers, you’ll be able to focus on creating the best clinical care journey for your customers. Our support staff can take care of IT, payroll and tax, while you get on with the work you trained so hard to perfect.

Is this you? Great!

The Role

This is an opportunity to buy shares in an established and successful store.

At Specsavers, an Optometrist partner owns their own business. This encourages a level of autonomy you might not expect an optician to enjoy, supported by the highest quality of automated equipment. It’s the perfect environment for ambitious optometrists.

As a partner, you receive a guaranteed salary as well as your share in 100% of the profits from the business.

The price to purchase the shares is confidential at this stage but once you have successfully completed the recruitment process, we will be able to provide you with all the information and support you need to take your step towards partnership.

By joining Specsavers as an Optical Joint Venture Partner you will be able to combine your optical and entrepreneurial ambitions with the commercial strength of the market leader.If you’d like to find out more about this fantastic opportunity, then get in touch, we’d love to tell you more about it. Contact Christina Cheyne at Christina.Cheyne@specsavers.com or on 07514 625645.

Contact

Do you have questions or simply want more information on this role?
Feel free to contact Christina Cheyne

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