Position: Optometrist
Location: Penzance
Salary: Competitive basic dependent on experience + Benefits 

Working hours: Full time or Part time hours considered
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist.

 

Varied working environment across two stores. 

 

Specsavers in Penzance are looking for a new Optometrist. On the back of substantial and on-going growth, we’re seeking an ambitious and talented Optometrist to join our dynamic team at Specsavers in Penzance. Be part of our continued success at one of the leading opticians in this fantastic area. 

 

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?

  • A competitive annual salary (depending on experience)
  • Full or Part time hours on offer
  • Mon-Fri hours considered.
  • 30-minute test times
  • Parking paid by the store.
  • Stunning location where the windows overlook the ocean.
  • Holiday allowance of 33 days per year + your birthday off
  • Private health and dental cover
  • Pension contribution
  • GOC & College fees covered.
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Personal development plan
  • Support with CPD

We are passionate about the clinical development of our team, and as our new Optometrist, we would support you with extra courses and specialisms that interest you. Whatever your ambitions, from WOPEC qualifications and independent prescribing to paediatric accreditations or enhanced optical services, we’ll do everything we can to help you be the best clinician you can be.  

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.
 

We’re fully equipped with the latest clinical technology retinal camera, auto-refractor, OCT, field screeners and more. All pre and post-screening will be carried out for you by clinical or optical assistants – which will allow you to concentrate on carrying out eye examinations to a high standard, and maintain an honest commercial approach to recommending the right products for the right patients.

We offer enhanced clinical services including: Glaucoma testing, MECS etc. We always aim to be the very best we can be – both clinically and in terms of customer service. Our experienced, diverse, and friendly team are always on hand to offer support and take care of patient’s needs, meaning that as our new Optometrist, you can focus on offering a first-class sight test to our loyal customers.  
 

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. 

  

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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