Optometry Jobs at Specsavers

Optometrist:  Sainsbury’s – Rice Lane, Liverpool

Position:  Optometrist
Location:   Rice Lane, Liverpool  
Base salary between £40,000 – £55,000 (Dependent on experience) 
Working hours: Full Time or Part Time considered 
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


Specsavers in Rice Lane are looking for a new Optometrist. On the back of substantial and on-going growth, we’re seeking an ambitious and talented Optometrist to join our dynamic team at Specsavers in Rice Lane. At Specsavers in Rice Lane we have a clear-sighted vision to transform eye health in our community. As our next Optometrist you will have the opportunity to provide a first-class experience to every one of our patients. Its an exciting time at Rice Lane as they are due to go through a refit. 


What’s on Offer?

  • Base salary between £40,000 – £55,000 per annum 
  • Full or part time hours available 
  • One weekend off every Four weeks
  • Newly qualified or experienced Optometrists welcome
  • Could consider a candidate due to sit OSCEs
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities – we will support with the cost for Prof Certs in Glaucoma/Medical Retina
  • Holiday allowance of 33 days per year
  • Part of the Great Place to Work Scheme 
  • Free car parking
  • Pension contribution
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Support with CPD points
  • Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT
  • 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.
  • Discounted eyewear
  • Annual subscription to the “Headspace” app
  • A supportive and sociable team – there to support you to be the best clinician you can be
  • Multi-site working available if preferred, across our Rice Lane and Old Swan store


Specsavers Rice Lane is a 2 test room store with access to the very latest equipment, including Nidek OCT and Nidek auto-phoropters.


We are passionate about the clinical & professional development of our team, and as our new Optometrist, we want to support you every step of the way. Through open conversations and regular 1-2-1’s, we will work together to tailor-make a career that suits you. There are so many areas to explore; from WOPEC qualifications and independent prescribing to paediatric accreditations or enhanced optical services, ILM courses, Pre-Reg supervision and the Specsavers Partnership scheme (Pathway). Along with your clinical expertise – this will stand you in good stead if you choose to become a store director yourself one day. Whatever your ambitions, we’ll do everything we can to help you be the best you can be.

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, get in touch, I’d love to tell you more about it. Contact Luke Taylor on 07375968147 or reach out via email to luke.taylor1@specsavers.com


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