Position: Newly Qualified Optometrist
Location: Swansea, West Glamorgan
Salary: Excellent salary of up to £55,000
Working hours: Full or part-time working patterns available
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist




Specsavers in Swansea are looking for a Newly Qualified Optometrist to join their team. The focus at this store, is about pulling together and working as a team to ensure that our valued patients have an excellent experience. Become our Newly Optometrist at Specsavers in Swansea; a highly successful store with a great reputation for staff progression and the very highest standards of customer care.


We are a family orientated practice with hands-on Partners.  Our store has an “Independent” vibe, with all the standards and procedures you would expect from the global brand.  We are looking for an ambitious, Newly Qualified Optometrist to join us.  We will provide you with a friendly, supportive environment; we want you to enjoy coming to work and for you to deliver a really memorable customer journey.


Your career development will be mapped and documented, targeting your career aspirations and aligned to your clinical development.  Your growth will become our store legacy and an inspiration to our Pre-Reg Optometrists of the future.


What’s on Offer?

  • Outstanding annual salary based on experience of up to £55,000 

  • Flexible hours full or part-time working patterns considered

  • 33 days holiday, after 12 months qualify for a Celebration Day (an extra day off per year)

  • Pension Contribution

  • Medical & Dental Cover

  • GOC fees covered

  • 60% off NCP parking, if required

  • Funded professional development opportunities including College of Optometrists additional qualifications

  • Support with CPD and clinical development from of a team of 12 Optometrists

  • Access to the latest clinical technology

  • Opportunity to train and quaify as a Pre-Reg Supervisor

  • Opportunity to be involved in enhanced service delivery


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. 


The Practice


As well as routine sight tests and contact lens appointments the practice is part of the WECS (Welsh Eye Care Services) providing acute eyecare, referral refinement services and post op care.  We offer a Wet Macular Degeneration service, where patients are referred by the Consultant Ophthalmologist based in Singleton Hospital’s Ophthalmology Department in order to assess patients in the community.  


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.


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.


Interested? To find out more contact Emma Johnston: emma.johnston@specsavers.com 01566 770125






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