Position: Optometrist
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire 
Salary: Annual salary of up to £60,000 plus bonus giving a OTE up to £70k + £10k welcome bonus!
Working hours: Full Time or Part Time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


We are passionate about your clinical development as an optical professional and we are committed to supporting you on extra courses and specialisms that interest you. Whatever your ambitions, from WOPEC qualifications and Independent Prescribing to Paediatric Accreditations and Enhanced Optical Services, we’ll do everything we can to help you be the best clinician you can be.  

Our Peterborough store has an outstanding 13 testing rooms with all the latest technology including OCT, phoropters and eye refract. We have a long-standing & highly qualified clinical team which includes Prof Medical Certs/Prof Glaucoma certs/IP qualified members including 2 CLO’s and multiple DOs to make your day to day as smooth as possible. Our directors are also keen on progression and would love to offer further development including Medical Retina, IP, and Glaucoma.  13 team members have gone on to become Store Directors/Partners
The Role in a Nutshell. 

  • Excellent annual salary of up to £60,000  
  • Lucrative monthly bonus scheme based on clinic sales where you can earn an additional £10,000 
  • Welcome Bonus of £10,000 (terms apply)
  • Generous holiday allowance of 33 days
  • Private health and dental cover 
  • GOC & College fees paid for  
  • Fun, family feel in store
  • The store has won Specsavers & local awards 
  • Pension contribution  
  • All the latest technology including Phoropters 
  • Direct trains to Leicester (55 mins) and London (43 mins) 
  • Exceptional clinical and professional development opportunities – 12 Directors have come from the store and most recently 2x members of the team have completed the Medical Retina course
  • Parking close by to the store 


Our City 
This position will take you into the vibrant and cultured city of Peterborough. With excellent transport connections, it’s not uncommon for people to commute from far and wide to be part of our colourful city. There’s something here for everyone, ranging from picturesque parks perfect for families to busy nightlife. Peterborough is steeped in history and even has a brand-new university! As an Optometrist in Peterborough, your client base comes with great variety, range, and plenty of familiar faces of course. In this large, fast-paced store there is never a dull moment.  
Peterborough is within an hour’s drive of Kettering, Cambridge, and Northampton, located just off the A1 and A47.  Or there is (direct) train to Leicester (55 mins) and London (43 mins) 
Be part of a big-name brand that cares about the little things.  
Join our team as an Optometrist at Peterborough Specsavers, where we recognise that our people are critical to our past and future success. Here, we do everything we can to make sure our team get the experience and career they’re looking for; from market-leading training and access to cutting-edge technology to a personal development plan built around you.  


What we’re looking for 
You’ll need to be a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist with drive, passion and the ability to help this growing practice continue to build on its customer-focused culture. To be part of our team, you’ll need to provide that unique blend of customer care and professional excellence – which will make a big impact on the store’s overall success. 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 other people is essential. To summarise, we want someone who believes what we believe: in putting the patient first. 


Whats next?

For more information or to apply for this role, please contact Chantelle – Chantelle.harris@specsavers.com or call/text 01566 471724 / 07526511145



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