Position: Optometrist
Location: Leigh-on-Sea / Southend-on-Sea, Essex 
Salary: Excellent salary on offer depending on experience 
Working hours: Full Time or Part Time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist

 

Specsavers in Leigh-on-Sea are looking for a new Optometrist. On the back of substantial and on-going growth, we’re seeking a seeking a forward-thinking Optometrist to join our dynamic team at Specsavers in Leigh-on-Sea. Be part of our continued success at one of the leading opticians in this fantastic area.

 

What’s on Offer?

  • A competitive starting salary depending on experience
  • A strong performance-based bonus scheme (earn up to an additional 5-10k a year on top of your basic salary!) 
  • Holiday allowance of 25 days per year, plus bank holidays.
  • Private health and dental cover
  • Pension contribution
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Support with CPD
  • Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT
  • Phoropters in every room
  • Opportunity to work across two stores (Leigh-on-Sea and Southend-on-Sea) if desired 
  • Director has been through pathway and has over 13 years experience
  • 5 year old store with one of the highest ATV in the area
  • Talk to us about flexible working!
  • 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

 

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.

 

What we’re looking for

You’ll need to be a 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.

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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