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Optometrist  – Kidlington, Oxfordshire 

Position: Optometrist
Location: Kidlington
Salary: up to £67,000 pro rata + uncapped bonus scheme + benefits
Working hours: Part time – 3 days per week, to include Saturdays
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


Specsavers in Kidlington are looking for a forward-thinking Optometrist. We recognise that our people are the key to our success. That’s why, at Specsavers in Kidlington, we do everything we can to ensure our team get the best from us too – from market-leading training, access to cutting-edge technology and a personal development plan built around you. Become our next Optometrist at Specsavers in Kidlington – a highly successful store with a great reputation for staff progression and unparalleled support.


This store will be the sister store of multi award winning Specsavers Bicester. Some of their accolades include: Multiple Optician of the Year; Employer of the Year; Best Retailer in Oxford; and Best Team Development.


What’s on Offer?

  • An annual salary of up to £67,000 (depending on experience)
  • Part time – 2 or 3 days per week, to include a Saturday
  • A strong performance-based bonus scheme
  • Free parking
  • Flexible benefit options
  • Brand new store- opened in April 2022
  • 2 test rooms, equipped with the latest Nidek Phoropters and trial frames
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Support with CPD points
  • Access to the latest clinical technology, including the very latest model of OCT, currently only available in 4 of our stores across the country
  • Fantastic links with the local New Medica
  • Store will offer MECS, GRR and Post-Cataract appointments
  • 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


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.


We are passionate about the clinical development of our team, and as our new Optometrist, we would to support you with extra courses and specialisms that interest you. Whatever your ambitions, from WOPEC qualifications and independent prescribing to paediatric accreditations or enhanced optical services, we’ll do everything we can to help you be the best clinician you can be. 


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.


Find out more

For more information or to apply, please contact Jasmin Robson at Specsavers Recruitment Service on 01566770228 or jasmin.robson@specsavers.com.




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