Position: Optometrist

Location: Minehead

Salary: Up to £75,000 + £10,000 joining bonus (T&C’s apply)

Working hours: Full Time or Part Time hours considered

Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


Specsavers in Minehead is looking for a forward-thinking Optometrist to join them. The focus at this store, is about working as a team to ensure that our valued patients have an excellent experience. Become our new Optometrist at Specsavers in Minehead – a highly successful store with a great reputation for staff progression and the very highest standards of customer care.


About Specsavers:
Specsavers began 40 years ago with the vision of two optometrists, Doug, and Mary Perkins, who set out to provide best-value eyecare to everybody. Their passion for optometry has led Specsavers to become the largest privately-owned optical group in the world, delivering high-quality, affordable optical and hearing care. And it continues to shape the lives and experience of thousands of colleagues who are developing their careers with us across the globe. We are proud of how far we’ve come as a business, now we want to see you grow with us too.


What’s on Offer?

  • Potential Partnership opportunity – Pathway to success
  • An amazing annual salary of up to £75,000
  • A £10,000 joining bonus
  • Holiday allowance of 33 days per year
  • Open to Tier 2 Sponsorship
  • No Sunday working
  • Pension contribution
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Community feeling environment
  • Support with CPD
  • Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT


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.


About Minehead

The latest top of the range tech in a calm and peaceful store – What’s not to love and plus on your days off there are beaches to explore, a fishing quarter and an historic harbour. Grab yourself a bike or get out on the water for some paddleboarding or kayaking. Or just take a seat and watch the world go by in the flower-filled Blenheim Gardens or on the seafront.


Minehead is surrounded by historic villages and beautiful countryside, including Exmoor National Park.



Minehead is 40 miles north of Exeter airport; the main town is easily accessed from the A39 and the area benefits from regular bus and train services.


What we’re looking for

Alongside being a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist, the right person for this position will be confident, possess a strong worth ethic and a willingness to succeed. You’ll be passionate about your job and enjoy a fast-paced environment. We are looking for an Optometrist who will go the extra mile for our customers and someone who encourages their colleagues to do the same. In summary, we’re looking for a high calibre resident Optometrist to join us and assist in driving this excellent 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, call me on 01566 788 644 / 07526 507 195 or drop me a WhatsApp message. 



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