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Optometrist, Retford, Nottinghamshire


Retford is an affluent market town in Nottinghamshire, you may not have heard of it before but there’s lots on offer whether you’re just here by day or are thinking of relocating to the area. The town has some fantastic local attractions including The Idle Valley Nature Reserve only 5 minutes away with breath taking lakes and wetlands for you to relax and unwind. The bustling high street boasts many independent shops and cafes, an array of pubs and restaurants and a busy market 3 days per week.


This idyllic town has fantastic transport links to surrounding cities including Nottingham, Lincoln and Doncaster, within easy reach of the A1 if you choose to drive all of these are under an hour drive away and there are plenty of places to park nearby. You can even be in London in just over an hour and a half if you hop on the train!


About the store:

We pride ourselves on teamwork and patient care. We go the extra mile for all of our customers and there’s a fantastic family feel to the store. Steve and Karen, the store directors strive to support all of their staff with progression both clinically and professionally, proven by their many long-standing staff members. They both have a wealth of knowledge within the industry and are there to support you throughout your career.


If this wasn’t enough, the store has recently undergone extensive refurbishment and everything is brand new! There are four air-conditioned testing rooms which all feature the latest technology including Nidek OCT, automatic phoropters and dedicated slit lamps. There is a choice of 2 field machines and all pre-tests are performed before the patient enters the room. We run like clockwork, with the help of a professionally trained support staff and active management team you can expect a well-structured day in pleasant and modern surroundings.


During these uncertain times, the directors take the safety of their staff very seriously. Full PPE, tight patient management and thorough training ensures a safe environment for both staff and patients.


If you associate Specsavers with a sausage factory, you’ll be surprised by what you find and we can offer every other weekend off to give you the great work-life balance that can be difficult to find in the industry.


Looking for a new challenge in a modern and supportive environment? Look no further. Give Katie a call on 01566 771 892 or email katie.cunningham@specsavers.com for a confidential chat about the next stage in your career.


What’s on Offer?

• A competitive annual salary up to £60k depending on experience.

• Welcome bonus up to £10K terms apply

• Flexible weekends

• Bespoke benefit package

• Pension contribution

• Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities

• Well established but recently refurbished store


About Specsavers

Specsavers began more than 35 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 in 10 countries. 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.


Find out more

If you like the sound of this opportunity, get in touch, we’d love to tell you more about it. Contact Katie Cunningham on 01566 771 892 or katie.cunningham@specsavers.co

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