Position: Newly Qualified Optometrist
Location:  Yeovil
Salary: Up to £50,000 + Loyalty Bonus £10,000 – paid after 2 years + Benefits
Working hours: Full time or Part time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


Specsavers in Yeovil are looking for  Optometrist. We’re looking for someone with new and refreshing ideas on Optometry that we can support through the early stages of their career. If you’re an ambitious and passionate newly qualified Optometrist, Specsavers in Yeovil could be the store for you.  Our store partners have a wealth of experience to share with you and they have a supportive and encouraging team behind them.  Our Yeovil store has great plans for their growth and we’d love you to become part of that vision.


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?

  • An annual salary of up to £50,000 (depending on experience) + Loyalty Bonus – paid after 2 years

  • Holiday allowance of 25 days per year, plus 8 bank holidays

  • 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


We’re fully equipped with 7 test rooms, the latest clinical technology (including OCT), and a team of 31 – which includes fully trained optical assistants, so everything is in place to let you focus on what you do best.  We have a second store in Chard, there’s opportunity to split your working week between the two stores if you wish.


We are growing the team due to increased demand for our enhanced clinical services.  Our leadership team support a warm and welcoming working environement, they actively encourage you to develop your career within Specsavers. That’s why one of the first things we’ll do when you join us is to create a personal development plan that fits with your strengths and gives you a clear idea of how you’re going to achieve your ambitions. You’ll also have access to a range of learning and development tools that provides a flexible online approach to learning, ranging from infographic quick tips and webinars to practical, face to face workshops.  We will pay for your additional education and travel expenses to ensure you develop your clinical knowledge that will enable you to grow with us.  Our friendly and supportive Directors have a wealth of experience and our team members have been with us for years; there’s plenty of knowedge to share.


What we’re looking for

You’ll need to be GOC registered and qualified; you’ll have completed and passed your Pre-Reg Year.  Worried about a buy-out clause?  The Welcome Bonus should cover that. It’s paid after your 3-month probationery period.  We’re on an exciting journey and we’d love you bring enthusiasm and your drive for success.  You will be rewarded for it.


Get in touch

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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