Position: Optometrist 
Location: Galashiels 
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus

Working hours: Full time or part time hours available with flexible weekend working
Experience level: Open to both newly qualified and experienced Optometrists registered with the GOC


Ranked the happiest place to live in Scotland! Fancy working here? Galashiels  – in the heart of the Scottish borders – are looking for a bright, friendly Optometrist to compliment the team and join their thriving store.


At Specsavers Galashiels, we pride ourselves on the customer experience we provide through clinical excellence. Our store is a local hub for Clinical advancement, and we take Optics very seriously, but we also understand the value of fun and work-life balance. If you want to work in a fun and supportive environment that will bring out the very best in your clinical skills but also allow you to enjoy your daily routine  – contact us today and find out more. We can’t wait to hear from you.


What’s on offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Great individual bonus in place
  • All working patterns considered
  • Flexible weekend working
  • No late nights
  • Free parking in town
  • Very close to train station – great links to Edinburgh in under 1 hour
  • Specsavers perks – headspace subscription, WeCare…
  • Professional fees covered
  • Support with gaining extra accreditations
  • Exceptional clinical and professional development opportunity – partner in development
  • 30 minute testing
  • Access to cutting edge technology
  • Great support from directors and retail team


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, or newly qualified, Optometrist to join us, be part of the team here at Galashiels and assist in driving our practice forward.


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.


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







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