Position: Optometrist
Location: Tenterden, Kent

Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus £10,000 welcome bonus
Working hours: Full time

Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


Specsavers in Tenterden, which opened in the last year, is looking for a forward-thinking Optometrist to join their team.   Our experienced team use the very latest clinical technology which allows them to improve patient outcomes. At Specsavers in Tenterden, we have a clear-sighted vision to transform eye health in our community. As our next Optometrist you will have the opportunity to provide a first-class experience to every one of our patients.


What’s on Offer?

  • £70,000 basic salary for the experienced. 
  • £10,000 joining bonus 
  • Holiday allowance of 33 days per year
  • WeCare- WeCare looks after your wellbeing with a 24/7 UK-based online GP, mental health counselling, a get fit programme, legal and financial guidance, plus much more. Using your phone, tablet or desktop, you and your family have 24/7 access to thousands of experts, all from the comfort of your own home.
  • Annual subscription to the “Headspace” app
  • Free parking
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities – we are happy to support with you career goals!
  • Support with CPD points
  • Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT


We are a medium sized store with 3 test rooms who really pride ourselves on our family orientated team environment.  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

We’re located in the beautiful town of Tenterden, known as the “Jewel of the Weald” – it offers a rich history, excellent shopping facilities, stunning architecture (the highs street is picturesque!) and all the other little quirks you can expect from a typical country town. All that within just a stone’s throw of the Kent countryside.


What we’re looking for

Alongside being a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist, the right person for this position will be confident, possess a strong worth ethic and a willingness to succeed. You’ll be passionate about your job and enjoy a fast-paced environment. We are looking for an Optometrist who will go the extra mile for our customers and someone who encourages their colleagues to do the same. In summary, we’re looking for a high calibre resident Optometrist to join us and assist in driving this excellent practice forward.


Find out more

For more information or to apply, please contact Luke Taylor at Specsavers Recruitment Service on 07375968147 or luke.taylor1@specsavers.com


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