Position: Optometrist
Location: East Mayne (Sainsburys), Essex
Salary: Between £45,000-£63,000 based on experience + lucrative bonus scheme + £10,000 joining bonus (T’s*C’s apply)
Working hours: Full Time or Part Time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist (newly qualified or experienced)

Specsavers in East Mayne Sainsburys are looking for am abitious and forward-thinking Optometrist. We recognise that our people are the key to our success. That’s why, at Specsavers in East Mayne, we do everything we can to ensure our team get the best from us too – from market-leading training, access to cutting-edge technology and a personal development plan built around you. Become our next Optometrist at Specsavers in East Mayne – a highly successful store with a great reputation for staff progression and unparalleled support.



Full time – 5 days a week including one weekend day with Mondays Tuesdays and Thursdays spent at East Mayne and the rest of the days spent in one of our sister stores

Part time – Mondays Tuesdays & Thursdays on a weekly basis 


What’s on Offer?

  • An annual salary of between £45,000-£63,000 based on experience
  • An Incredibly Impressive and lucrative performance-based bonus scheme
  • Up to £10,000 joining bonus (T’s*C’s apply)
  • Generous Holiday allowance
  • Private health and dental cover (Specsavers perks+)
  • Pension contribution
  • Social events for East Mayne and their sister stores Including CT Events!
  • Free parking!
  • Outstanding transport links – 2–3-minute walk from the train station with direct links to London
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Support with CPD
  • Access to the latest clinical state of the art and platinum level technology
  • Director with 16 years’ experience who has developed partners clinically and professionally Including pathway
  • WeCare- WeCare looks after your wellbeing with a 24/7 UK-based online GP, mental health counselling, a get fit programme, legal and financial guidance, plus much more. Using your phone, tablet or desktop, you and your family have 24/7 access to thousands of experts, all from the comfort of your own home.
  • Annual subscription to the “Headspace” app

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. 


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.


What we’re looking for

Alongside being a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist, we are searching for someone who shares our store’s ethos. Someone who wants to grow, develop and offer exceptional customer care along the way. We want a practitioner who prides themselves on their clinical judgment, that isn’t afraid of a hands-on approach and who is keen to get involved and build rapport with the rest of the team. In summary, we’re looking for a skilled resident Optometrist to join us, be part of the team and assist in driving our practice forward.


Get in touch

If you like the sound of this opportunity, get in touch, we’d love to tell you more about it. Contact Natassia Gunn on 01566 478002 or natassia.gunn@specsavers.com


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