Position: Optometrist
Location: South Shields, Tyne and Wear
Salary: Up to £65k + £10k joining bonus (terms apply) 
Working hours: Full Time or Part Time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


Specsavers in South Shields are looking for an experienced Optometrist to join them.  Our Directors at South Shields are known for nurturing their team, with a focus on flexibility, they’re open to full-time part time and will consider any working pattern to suit you, Become our new Optometrist at Specsavers in South Shields – a highly successful store with a great reputation for staff progression and the very highest standards of customer care.

Specsavers South Shields have won over 17 awards; we share a real sense of pride to work for this store!  We have regular staff meetings and training sessions; we enjoy a collaborative and supportive environment and several of our team members have enjoyed many years working here.


What’s on Offer?
•    An annual salary package of up to £65,000 (depending on experience)
•    Joining bonus £10k (terms apply)
•    Flexible hours and part-time applications welcomed
•    Holiday allowance of 33 days per year plus optional extended holiday in lieu of salary
•    Private health and dental cover
•    Pension contribution
•    Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
•    Support with CPD 
•    Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT


Our location
South Shields is a coastal town in South Tyneside, Tyne and Wear. It is situated at the south of the River Tyne.  We are close to the A1 and A19 and 5 mins from the metro station which has a direct link with the national railway station, Newcastle Central.


What we’re looking for
You’ll need to be a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist with the drive, passion and the willingness to build upon our customer-focused culture. As part of our team, you’ll need to be able to provide a unique blend of customer care and professional excellence. 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 others is essential.


Find out more

If you like the sound of this opportunity, get in touch, we’d love to tell you more about it. Contact George Coleing on 01566 770 223 or email george.coleing@specsavers.com.



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