Position: Lead Optometrist
Location: Frome
Salary: Up to £60,000 + benefits + £10,000 Joining Bonus (terms apply)
Working hours: Full Time or Part Time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


We are looking for a Lead Optometrist to join our team in Frome!


Frome is the perfect example of a quintessential English town, with cobbled streets, nearly 400 listed buildings and bustling with independent shops, café’s and restaurants. Known for it’s community spirit, arts, entertainment, and rich market town history, there will always be plenty to see and do.


Our Directors, Martyn and Richard, run the store just like a family independent. Being top in the region for customer service, they pride themselves on treating people well and having a happy team. This is shown by many of their team having been with them for over 15 years!


Your happiness is important, and our Directors are dedicated to putting your professional development first. That’s why they make the commitment to support you through a further qualification each year and they also run their own in-house CET events, giving you the perfect foundations to be the best Optometrist you can be.


What’s on Offer?

  • An annual salary of up to £60,000 (depending on experience)
  • £10,000 Joining Bonus paid after successful completion of probation (terms apply)
  • 12 month contract considered – please ask for more information
  • Holiday allowance of 33 days per year.
  • Private health and dental cover
  • Pension contribution
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Support with CPD
  • Access to the latest clinical technology
  • Fully flexible on working hours and weekends

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.


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.


Find out more

If you like the sound of this opportunity, I’d love to tell you more about it.  Please get in touch at jakki.whitehouse@specsavers.com or call me on 01566 788 644




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