Position: Optometrist

Location: Rickmansworth

Salary: Up to £60,000 (pro-rata) plus performance related bonus

Hours: Part time

Experience: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist with a minimum of 2 years’ experience


Specsavers in Rickmansworth underwent a complete store re-fit last year; we’re fully equipped with all the very best, state-of-the-art, medical grade testing equipment.  We’re looking for an Optometrist, with vision and purpose, to join Specsavers in Rickmansworth.  Become part of something brilliant. 


We run 2-3 clinics per day and allow for longer test times, this facilitates more conversations and rapport building with our loyal patients, giving Rickmansworth store more of an ‘independent opticians’ vibe.


What you’ll be doing day to day

  • Bringing your vibrant personality into the day to day running of the practice – setting high standards to ensure everything runs professionally, upholding the highest possible standard of clinical care
  • Building trusted, longstanding relationships – not only with colleagues and customers but with healthcare professionals in the local community
  • Listening to our customers providing the right, up to date information always
  • Selecting the best products for each customer
  • Undertaking Pre-Reg Supervision, ensuring our future Optometrists feel supported, nurtured, valued and trusted


What’s on Offer?

  • Basic salary £60,000 (pro-rata)
  • Holiday allowance of 28 days per year
  • Private health and dental cover
  • Pension contribution
  • Professional fees covered by the store
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities, including ILM and Pathway
  • Clinical advancement opportunities e.g., Professional Certificate in Glaucoma or Professional Certificate in Medical Retina
  • Support with CET 
  • Access to the very latest technology, including OCT


What we’re looking for

Alongside being a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist, we are searching for someone who shares our store’s ethos. Someone who wants to grow, develop, and offer exceptional customer care along the way.


We want a practitioner who prides themselves on their clinical judgment, that isn’t afraid of a hands-on approach and who is keen to get involved and build rapport with the rest of the team. In summary, we’re looking for a skilled resident Optometrist to join us, be part of the team and assist in driving our practice forward.


Your career development will be mapped and documented, targeting your career aspirations, and aligned to your clinical development.  Your growth will become our store legacy and an inspiration to our Pre-Reg Optometrists of the future.


Why Rickmansworth?

Affectionately known locally as “Ricky”.  It’s lively, it’s local, it’s surrounded by nature…and it’s also on the tube! Just 28 minutes into Marylebone on the fast train with Chiltern Railways. Ricky is on the Metropolitan Line and will take you all the way into the city – last stop Aldgate – without having to change!


We are a small, inclusive, and friendly team that share a common goal; to enjoy coming to work.  We deliver exceptional care to our patients and our loyal customers expect nothing less.  We offer longer testing times and make sure everyone that visits, enjoys a professional experience.



Rickmansworth is a town in southwest Hertfordshire, 17 miles northwest of central London and inside the perimeter of the M25 motorway. The town of Watford is 5 miles (8 km) to the northeast.


Easily accessed by train or tube; the town also operates a reliable and regular bus service.  Rickmansworth is a commuter’s dream. 


Find out more

For more information or to apply, please contact Jasmin Robson at Specsavers Recruitment Service on 07507872676 or jasmin.robson@specsavers.com.



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