Position: Optometrist 
Location: Nicolson Street, Edinburgh – Brand new clinic
Salary: Up to £60,000 (doe) 

Bonus: Up to 10k welcome bonus, plus £2,500 towards your Independent Prescribing Qualification ‘buyout’ if required! 

Working hours: Full time and part time hours available 
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


At Specsavers, Nicolson Street, we pride ourselves on the customer experience we provide through clinical excellence. Our store is a local hub for Clinical advancement, and 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 and find out more. We can’t wait to hear from you.


What’s on offer:

  • Salary: Up to £60,000 depending on experience
  • Up to £10,000 welcome bonus plus IP ‘buyout’ support if required
  • Great individual bonus in place
  • The chance to work in a brand new environment with access to cutting edge technology
  • Medical and dental cover
  • 32 days holiday per year
  • Exceptional clinical and professional development opportunity – partner in development
  • Great support from directors and retail team


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, or newly qualified, Optometrist to join us, be part of the team here at Nicolson Street and assist in driving our practice forward.


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.


Interested? To find out more contact Emma Johnston: emma.johnston@specsavers.com  07957 112 820







Belonging at Specsavers

Our commitment to diversity and to inclusion is to have an inclusive culture where everyone feels welcome, valued and proud to belong.

Is this you? Great!

Watch film