Position: Optometrist

Location: Morningside, Edinburgh

Salary: Up to £65,000 depending on experience

Hours: Full or part-time working patterns available

Level of experience: Open to both newly qualified and experienced Optometrists who are registered with the GOC

 

At Specsavers Morningside, we pride ourselves on the patient experience we provide through clinical excellence and our store is a local hub for clinical advancement. 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 to find out more.

 

You will join an excellent team of 20 plus highly trained optical professionals who consistently provide high standards of excellent customer care to our patients, and we are looking for an Optometrist who shares this ethos. Specsavers, Morningside is owned and run by the same directors who own our Specsavers, Cameron Toll branch. Both directors have received multiple awards for their Management and employee conditions ( Platinum Employer, and Investors in Young People) as well as for investment in test room technology and dedication to patient care. 

 

 What’s on offer?

  • Up to £65,000 depending on experience
  • Competitive bonus scheme
  • Full and part-time working patterns available. Can accommodate full-time hours over 4 days
  • 1 hour lunch
  • 30 days holiday (pro rata)
  • Professional Fees paid
  • 30-minute testing
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Opportunity to join an award-winning store who won a National Optician Award in 2018
  • Support with CPD
  • Access to the latest clinical technology
  • Support with Pathway – 2 colleagues in store currently pursuing partnership route

 

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.

 

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.

 

Interested?

 

If you would like to find out more please contact me at emma.johnston@specsavers.com or by calling 07957 112820

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