Position: Newly Qualified Optometrist
Location: Porthcawl, Mid Glamorgan 
Salary: Up to £45,000 depending on experience 
Working hours: Full or part-time working patterns available
Experience level: Open to newly qualified Optometrists who are registered with the GOC


Specsavers, within the seaside town of Porthcawl, are looking for an ambitious newly qualified Optometrist to join their thriving store. We’re a community-focused store dedicated to ensuring that every one of our customers receives an excellent patient experience. We’re seeking an Optometrist ready to use their passion and knowledge to help us build on our ever-growing and loyal customer base. Join us at Specsavers in Porthcawl where we deliver the very best in customer care.


Porthcawl is undergoing a multi-million pound regeneration plan; including new housing, a water sport surfing school, a purpose built Marine Teach and Learn Centre and a new Porthcawl Terminus which will be developed as part of the South East Wales Metro Plus initiative.


What’s on Offer?

  • Up to £45,000 depending on experience
  • Full and part-time working patterns available
  • No Sunday working 
  • Holiday allowance of 33 days per year
  • Private medical and dental cover
  • Outstanding clinical development opportunities
  • Support with CPD
  • Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT and Phoropter
  • Free parking within walking distance to store


We are passionate about the clinical development of our team, and as our new Optometrist, we would to support you with extra courses and specialisms that interest you. Whatever your ambitions, from WECs, LVSW (Low Vision Service Wales), 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.  


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


Interesting fact


Porthcawl hosts an annual Elvis Festival, every summer!  Music and fun for the WHOLE family.


Find out more


Interested? To find out more contact Emma Johnston at emma.johnston@specsavers.com / 07957 112820. If you have any questions please feel free to WhatsApp  




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