Position: Newly Qualified Optometrist
Location: Various stores in Essex
Salary: Range of approximately £45,000-£55,000 depending on the store
Working hours: Full Time or Part Time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist




Various Specsavers stores in Essex 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 Essex; with an array of highly successful stores with great reputation for staff progression and the very highest standards of customer care.


What’s on Offer?

  • A competitive salary range of between £45,000-£55,000 depending on the store
  • Flexible hours full or part time considered
  • Up to 33 days holiday
  • A large amount of stores offer Medical, Dental & Pension Contribution
  • GOC fees covered
  • Parking available at most stores or close to train stations with direct links to London
  • An array of professional development opportunities and access to courses
  • Access to the latest clinical technology


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. 


What we’re looking for

You’ll need to be a newly 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 Adina Mcilvar on 01566 770229 or Adina.mcilvar@specsavers.com

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