Position: Newly Qualified Optometrist
Location:  Ballymena
Salary: Competitive salary (negotiable depending on experience)

Working hours: Full time or Part time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


Plus Up To £10,000 Signing Bonus!


Specsavers in Ballymena are looking for a forward-thinking Newly Qualified Optometrist. We recognise that our people are the key to our success. That’s why, at Specsavers in Ballymena we do everything we can to ensure our team get the best from us too – from market-leading training, access to cutting-edge technology and a personal development plan built around you. Become our next Optometrist at Specsavers in Ballymena – a highly successful store with a great reputation for staff progression and unparalleled support.


What’s on Offer?

  • A competitive salary (negotiable depending on experience)
  • Full or part time role – we are open to discussing flexible working opportunities
  • A strong performance-based bonus scheme – OTE up to £300 per month
  • Free parking just a short walk from the store
  • A generous holiday allowance of 34 days per year (including bank holidays)
  • GOC and college fees paid
  • Annual subscription to the “Headspace” app
  • WeCare- UK confidential employee helpline
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Support with CPD
  • Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT


We are passionate about the clinical development of our team, and as our new Optometrist, we would support you with extra courses and specialisms that interest you. Whatever your ambitions, from WOPEC qualifications and independent prescribing to paediatric accreditations or enhanced optical services, we’ll do everything we can to help you be the best clinician you can be. 


Our location

Ballymena is historic town, located just a 30 minute drive from Belfast. As a town we have so much on offer-  from incredible views just a stones throw away from the town to fantasic local ameneties (did you know that Ballymena is known as one of the best shopping towns in Northern Ireland, with a mixture of well known high street stores to boutique independent retailers?!). 


Platinum employer

Our store is an accredited Platinum Employer – this means you can expect an exceptional employee experience every single day you work here. The Platinum Employer Scheme is part of the Specsavers drive to become a famous place to work. 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.


What we’re looking for

You’ll need to be a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist with the drive, passion and the willingness to build upon our customer-focused culture. As part of our team, you’ll need to be able to provide a unique blend of customer care and professional excellence. You’ll need to demonstrate good attention to detail along with a passion for the community. Teamwork also forms a big part of our culture, so the ability to work well with others is essential.


Find out more

For more information or to apply, please contact Chris Sullivan at Specsavers Recruitment Service on +44 1566 471 539 or chris.sullivan1@specsavers.com


Belonging at Specsavers

Our commitment to diversity and to inclusion is to have an inclusive culture where everyone feels welcome, valued and proud to belong.

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