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Optometrist – Didcot, Oxfordshire



Position: Optometrist
Location:  Didcot
Salary: up to £60,000 + Benefits
Working hours: Full time or Part time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


Specsavers in Didcot are looking for a passionate Optometrist to join their team!


Having both joined the store 15 years ago, our Directors Roxy and Adela have never looked back. Adela joined as an Optical Assistant, later qualifying as a DO, before becoming a Partner three years ago. Leading by example, they strongly believe in creating an environment, in which you too, can grow. Through their Monday morning training sessions, geared towards teaching you a completely new skill, or through their support for further accreditations and Pathway, Roxy and Adela want to make sure that you are not only best equipped in the test room, but for you career.


Didcot is a town that has enjoyed significant growth over the past 10 years, whilst not losing it’s countryside feel. Being easily accessible by train from locations, such as Oxford, Reading, London Bristol and Bath, it is not unusual for people to commute from far and wide.


What’s on Offer?

  • An annual salary of up to £60,000 (depending on experience)
  • Financial support with relocation (if you’re moving home to join us)
  • Pension contribution
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities, including Pathway
  • Support with CPD points
  • 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
  • Access for all store employees to our discounted benefits scheme
  • Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT


Our Optometrists are an integral part of our store management team, so we’re keen to get you up to speed outside the test room too. With ILM courses, Pre-Reg supervision and the Specsavers Partnership scheme (Pathway) all available to explore. Along with your clinical expertise – this will stand you in good stead if you choose to become a store director yourself one day.


With a focus on flexibility, we are open to full-time and part-time applicants and will consider any working pattern to suit you. So, whether you need condensed hours, alternate weekends or early finishes, we’re open to making it work – but let’s talk about that later.


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.



Didcot is located south of Oxford; conveniently close to the A34 and the M4 corridor providing easy access to London, Bristol, Oxford and to Southampton.


Find out more

For more information or to apply, please contact Leah Khalfan at Specsavers Recruitment Service on 07956 698152 or leah.khalfan@specsavers.com 


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