Position: Optometrist
Location: Cwmbran, Torfaen, South East Wales
Salary: Up to £65,000 depending on experience plus a bonus package worth up to £8,000 or 8 days extra annual leave per year
Working hours: Full or part-time working patterns available with no late nights
Experience level: You must be a WECS accredited, GOC registered Optometrist


Specsavers in Cwmbran are looking for a qualified and WECS accredited Optometrist to join the team. Our experienced team use the very latest clinical technology which allows them to improve patient outcomes. At Specsavers in Cwmbran, we have a clear-sighted vision to transform eye health in our community. As our next Optometrist you will have the opportunity to provide a first-class experience to every one of our patients. 


Please note – you must be WECS accredited prior to starting.


What’s on offer?

  • Up to £65,000 depending on experience and extra accreditations
  • Bonus – up to £8,000 extra per year or 8 days extra annual leave per year 
  • Full or part time working patterns available
  • Holiday allowance of 33 days per year (including bank holidays)
  • No late nights
  • Full alternate weekends off
  • Private medical and dental package
  • Pension contribution
  • GOC and college fees paid
  • Free parking
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Opportunity to progress to Pathway/Partnership
  • Support with CPD points
  • Access for all store employees to our discounted benefits scheme
  • 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 worth £9.99 per month
  • Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT


We are passionate about the clinical & professional development of our team, and as our new Optometrist, we want to support you every step of the way. Through open conversations and regular 1-2-1’s, we will work together to tailor-make a career that suits you. There are so many areas to explore; from WOPEC qualifications and independent prescribing to paediatric accreditations or enhanced optical services, ILM courses, Pre-Reg supervision and the Specsavers Partnership scheme (Pathway). Along with your clinical expertise – this will stand you in good stead if you choose to become a store director yourself one day. Whatever your ambitions, we’ll do everything we can to help you be the best you can be.


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.


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.


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





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