Position: Optometrist
Location: Ayr, Ayrshire
Salary: Up to £48,000 depending on experience plus bonus scheme
Working hours: Full or part-time working patterns considered. No late nights
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


A brand-new opportunity has arisen for a qualified optometrist at the Specsavers Ayr store. Due to ongoing success, the store is keen expand its team of exceptional optometrists in order to offer the best possible service to its loyal customer base. Established in 1995, Specsavers Ayr has grown from strength to strength and now employs 37 staff and operates out of 7 tests rooms, across 2 floors. The store has come a long way since the 1990s and not only does it look fresh and modern, it also boasts the latest in technology such as OCT.

What’s on offer?

  • Up to £48,000 depending on experience
  • Extra monetary incentive if IP qualified
  • Excellent bonus scheme in place
  • 29 days holiday
  • Your birthday off
  • Private medical and dental plan
  • Free parking
  • No late night working
  • Extremely progressive store, can be involved in clinical specialities if this is a route that interests you
  • Working closely with local hospitals
  • Professional fees paid
  • 30 minute testing
  • Support with progress to Pathway – 3 colleagues in-store currently on pathway

The store proudly plays an active part in the local community and beyond and offers a relaxed working environment where everyone supports each other for the good of the business and its customers. Our Ayr practice prides itself on providing excellent clinical care, working with local authorities to provide diabetic retinopathy screening as well as cataract post op and LVA assessment services. This practice sees a lot of different pathology, making it the perfect place to expand your clinical knowledge.
The practice currently has three Optometrists that can independently prescribe and are always happy to nurture and provide support for those that are eager to become IP accredited. Ayr itself is renowned for its beautiful coastline and beaches as well as its racecourse, golf courses and breath-taking countryside. All of which is only a 40-minute drive from Glasgow.


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.


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.


Find out more

Interested? To find out more contact Emma Johnston at emma.johnston@specsavers.com / 07967 112820 



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