Position: Optometrist
Location: Newport, Isle of Wight
Salary: Up to £75,000 depending on experience + bonus

Working hours: Flexible working pattern
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist.


A rare opportunity has become available for an ambitious Optometrist to join the team at the Newport store on the Isle of Wight. We are looking for driven professionals to drive the store success even further, there is even the exciting prospect of being part of Optometry First, a comprehensive primary eye care service, giving you the ability to make a difference in your community.

  • Up to £75,000 depending on experience.
  • Rewarding bonus scheme based on personal performance.
  • 33 days holiday per annum
  • Your Birthday off
  • Sick Pay
  • Enhanced Family leave
  • A range of benefits to include a medical and dental package, generous pension scheme, all professional fees paid and death in service.
  • Clinical development support and progression available
  • Pre-reg supervision preferred.
  • Relaxed 25-minute test time clinics.
  • Both phoropter and trial frames available in all test rooms
  • Close links with ophthalmic department at local hospital
  • Parking nearby at both Ryde and Newport stores
  • Choice of involvement in contact lens work
  • Close-knit, motivated teams
  • Choice of whether to work in the larger Newport store or the smaller Ryde store.
  • With 5 test rooms and established team of 20.

What the island offers:

  • Unique island lifestyle
  • Lots of opportunity for those interested in sailing/water sports. A great seaside town
  • Very regular crossings to the mainland (both Portsmouth and Southampton) with the quickest being a mere 10 minutes.
  • Reasonable house prices whilst still offering island living.
  • Offering history and heritage alongside a lively diary of island events
  • A great, safe place to bring up children with fantastic schools.
  • Amazing restaurants


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.


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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