Position: Optometrist

Location: Shirley, Southampton

Salary: Up to £60,000 depending on experience + £10,000 joining bonus (T&Cs apply) + bonus 

Working hours: Full time or part ime 

Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist – NQ and experienced applicants welcome 


Specsavers in Shirley are looking for an experienced Optometrist to join them. The focus at this store, is about pulling together and working as a team to ensure that our valued patients have an excellent experience. Become our new Optometrist at Specsavers in Shirley – a successful store with a great reputation for staff progression, clinical or professional, and the very highest standards of customer care.


What’s on Offer?

· A competitive annual salary of up to £60,000 depending on experience

. Performance related bonus earning up to £9,000 per year

. £10,000 joining bonus (T&Cs apply) 

· Excellent holiday allowance of 33 days

· GOC & College fees paid for

· Free on-site car parking

· Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities

· Support with CPD

· Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT


We are passionate about the clinical development of our team, and as our new Optometrist, we would support you with extra courses and specialisms that interest you. Whatever your ambitions, from WOPEC 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

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.



Shirley is a former village located on the western side of Southampton with its focus of the area being retail and residential. Specsavers Shirley is a 10-minute drive from Southampton Central train station. There is also a direct bus link from Southampton station to Shirley Specsavers which takes 15 minutes.


Find out more

For more information or to apply, please contact Lauren Singh on 01566 788629 or email lauren.singh@specsavers.com



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