Position: Newly Qualified or Experienced Optometrist 
Location: Tavistock
Salary: Excellent annual salary of up to £65,000 
Working hours: Work 4 days but get paid for 5!!!
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


Specsavers in Tavistock are looking for part-time Optometrist. We recognise that our people are the key to our success. That’s why, at Specsavers in Tavistock, we do everything we can to ensure our team get the best from us too – from market-leading training, access to cutting-edge technology and a personal development plan built around you. Become our next Optometrist at Specsavers in Tavistock – a highly successful store with a great reputation for family-friendly working conditions where we encourage you to bring your personality to work every day.


Tavistock Is on the western edge of Dartmoor; the Western Moor is magical and fantastic for walking, cycling, and riding.  If you head southwest, within 17 miles you’ll reach the dog-friendly beaches of Seaton.  Tavistock Is the perfect location to work, rest and play.


A lovely location and even better team.  Very friendly and professional.  Experienced Directors who want to support you develop your clinical and professional career. 


About Specsavers:
Specsavers began 40 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. 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.


What’s on Offer?

  • An annual salary of up to £65,000 (depending on experience)
  • A Part time position where you work 4 days but get paid for 5!! Hours 8.30am – 6.30pm 
  • Holiday allowance 25 + Bank Holidays 
  • Private health and dental cover
  • Free parking in the area
  • 25 – 30 minute test times
  • Pension contribution
  • Professional fees paid for
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Support with CPD
  • 4 fully equipped test rooms furnished with the latest clinical technology such as OCT and phoropters
  • Specsavers Perks – access to discounted offers from a range of high street stores, supermarkets, holiday companies, restaurants and much much more!
  • Wecare 
  • Subscription to the Headspace APP 


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. 


Our location

Tavistock is a thriving, beautifully friendly market town that is worthy of any visitor. An ancient stannary town and home of the cream tea, Tavistock is the only town in Devon to hold world heritage status. The vibrancy and uniqueness of Tavistock is undeniable.


Tavistock is on the A386 from Plymouth to Okehampton, the B3357 from Princetown and the A390 into Cornwall.  The town benefits from a reliable bus service.  Trains from nearby Exeter, operate to London Waterloo.


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, I’d love to tell you more about it.  Please get in touch at Jakki.Whitehouse@specsavers.com, call me on 01566 788 644 / 07526 507 195 or drop me a WhatsApp message. 



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