Position: Newly Qualified Optometrist
Location: Exeter
Salary: up to £45,000 + bonus
Working hours: Full time or Part time hours considered
Experience level: Newly Qualified Optometrist

 

We are looking for talented and passionate Optometrists to join our Exeter store on a full or part time basis.

Do you want to experience all the benefits of the city, countryside, and seaside, all at the same time? Exeter’s location offers just that, being a mere 30 minutes’ drive from Dartmoor National Park and also beautiful coastal locations, such as Sidmouth and Exmouth. Exeter also benefits from a bustling city centre, with an array of high-street names, quirky independent retailers, and eclectic cafés and restaurants. The city is extremely well connected to rest of the country, boasting an airport and 3 main train stations, from which you can easily reach cities such as Bristol, London and Birmingham.

 

Having visited this store and met with its Directors and Team, they truly are a friendly and professional bunch.  Covering 2 floors this store really does add that welcoming and friendly vibe.  The store is modern, bright, and very welcoming.  You also have the added bonus of being able to work across 2 other stores which brings change and flexibility in your working environment.

 

About Specsavers:
Specsavers began 40 years ago with the vision of two optometrists, Doug, and Mary Perkins, who set out to provide best-value eyecare to everybody. Their passion for optometry has led Specsavers to become the largest privately-owned optical group in the world, delivering high-quality, affordable optical and hearing care. And it continues to shape the lives and experience of thousands of colleagues who are developing their careers with us across the globe. We are proud of how far we’ve come as a business, now we want to see you grow with us too.

 

What’s on Offer?

  • A strong performance-based bonus scheme
  • Holiday allowance of 33 days per year
  • Your birthday off 
  • Enhanced family leave 
  • Private health and dental cover
  • Pension contribution
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Support with CET
  • Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT
  • Links with 3 other stores, within easy travel distance
  • Specsavers Enhanced Perks – Perks is our discounted benefits scheme.
  • Subscription to the “Headspace” App
  • WeCare – UK confidential employee helpline

 

Our Optometrists are an integral part of our store management team, so we’re keen to get you up to speed outside the test room too. With ILM courses, Pre-Reg supervision and the Specsavers Partnership scheme (Pathway) all available to explore. Along with your clinical expertise – this will stand you in good stead if you choose to become a store director yourself one day.

 

What we’re looking for

Alongside being a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist, the right person for this position will be confident, possess a strong worth ethic and a willingness to succeed. You’ll be passionate about your job and enjoy a fast-paced environment. We are looking for an Optometrist who will go the extra mile for our customers and someone who encourages their colleagues to do the same. In summary, we’re looking for a high calibre resident Optometrist to join us and assist in driving this excellent practice forward.

 

Find out more!

If you like the sound of this opportunity, I’d love to tell you more about it.  Please get in touch at Jakki.Whitehouse@specsavers.com, call me on 01566 788 644 / 07526 507 195 or drop me a WhatsApp message. 

 

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