Position: Optometrist
Location: Oban, Argyll
Salary: Up to £65,000 depending on experience
Working hours: Full or part-time working patterns available. No late nights and flexible weekend working
Experience level: Open to both newly qualified and experienced Optometrists who are registered with the GOC


A golden opportunity has arisen for a qualified optometrist at Specsavers, Oban. Often referred to as ‘the gateway to the isles’. Oban is nestled on the dark blue waters of the Firth of Lorn, overlooking the Islands of Mull, Kerrera and Lismore with panoramic views of the mountains, Lochs and Islands. It’s hardly surprising this small town attracts nearly 25,000 tourists per year.


A few steps from the water’s edge, with views over the harbour, you will find our very own Specsavers store. This busy little family store has been established in the town since 2004 and now plays a big part in the local community. The store has a great atmosphere and prides itself on providing the very best in customer service. This has produced a very loyal customer base. Some of which make a 50-100 mile trip to visit the store.


The store is all about serving the town. The team works hard to maintain its excellent reputation for customer service and excellent clinical care. It’s extremely important that anyone joining the business shares the same philosophy and enjoys working in a friendly and professional manner.  The store itself has 3 test rooms with OCT technology, an in-house lab and employs 17 colleagues. This includes 3 Optometrists, one of which is IP qualified. 


As an Optometrist you have many options with regards to your development both clinically and personally, its entirely up to you what you want from the role. If you are passionate about making a difference and able to share the same values as the current team, you will have a very bright future with Specsavers Oban. We welcome full or part time candidates and will consider flexible working to suit your needs. 


The opportunity comes with a generous basic salary and the following key benefits:

  • Up to £65,000 depending on experience
  • Full and part-time working patterns available
  • No late nights
  • Flexible weekend working
  • Private medical and dental
  • Professional fees paid
  • Pension contribution
  • 28 days holiday
  • Support and funding to pursue IP accreditation
  • 30 minute testing
  • Support with Pathway


Find out more


Interested? To find out more contact Emma Johnston: emma.johnston@specsavers.com 01566 770125



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