Position: Optometrist
Location:  Poole  

Salary: (depending on experience)

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

Specsavers in Poole are looking for an ambitious and talented Optometrist to join their diverse team. The focus at this store, is about pulling together and working as a team to ensure that their valued patients have an excellent experience. Come and join their existing team of Optometrists at Specsavers in Poole – a highly successful store with a great reputation for staff progression and the very highest standards of customer care.


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?


Newly Qualified or Experienced positions available



  • Health Plan
  • Death in Service
  • Enhanced family leave
  • 33 days annual leave
  • Your Birthday off
  • GOC fees paid for
  • Specsavers Enhanced Perks – Perks is our discounted benefits scheme.
  • Subscription to the “Headspace” App
  • WeCare – UK confidential employee helpline


The Poole store offers.

  • State of the art equipment including 2 OCT
  • 25-minute testing
  • 6 test rooms
  • 50 members of the team
  • 9 Optometrists
  • Several of the team have developed over the years from Optical Assistant to qualified Optometrist.
  • Established team, with long service awards.
  • High quality customer service, the customer comes first.
  • Work life balance.
  • Flexibility
  • Development opportunities  
  • Support with CPD
  • Social events, including Christmas events, quiz nights and go-kart racing.


Our store has 6 test rooms, all fully equipped with the latest clinical technology (including OCT). We offer enhanced clinical services including post cataract assessments and glaucoma shared care, as well as a local MEC’s scheme. 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
Alongside being a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist, the right person for this position will be confident, possess a strong work ethic and a willingness to succeed. You’ll be passionate about your job and enjoy a fast-paced environment. 

We are looking for an Optometrist who will go the extra mile for our customers and someone who encourages their colleagues to do the same. You’ll be confident testing at 20 minutes; meeting and exceeding all personal and team goals without compromising the high standards of clinical care we are proud of and be an ambassador for the Specsavers brand at all times.
You will assist the directors with the supervision of professional and support staff as required; holding a Pre-Reg supervision qualification would be a distinct advantage, however, we are happy to support your learning and development in this area and pay for the appropriate courses.

In summary, we’re looking for a high calibre resident Optometrist to join us and assist in driving this excellent practice forward.




Poole is a coastal town in Dorset, southern England, known for its large natural harbour and sandy beaches.  From museums to shopping centres, Poole has a lot to offer. 


Poole is home to Europe’s largest natural harbour, with must visit highlights including a historic quayside, a quaint old town, glorious parks and gardens and beautiful beaches including the world famous, Sandbanks beach.

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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