Position: Optometrist
Location: Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Salary: Up to £75,000 depending on experience + £10,000 joining bonus (terms apply) + benefits package
Working hours: Monday to Friday role – full time or part time – we can also offer flexibility to work around life’s other commitments
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


Specsavers in Tunbridge Wells are looking for an ambitious and forward-thinking 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 Tunbridge Wells – a highly successful store with a great reputation for staff progression and the very highest standards of customer care.


Our Tunbridge Wells store is vibrant and thriving, with access to the latest technology, such as Eye Refract; making your testing easier! We are also passionate about investing in you through support of your progression and ambitions.


What’s on Offer?

  • Monday to Friday role
  • An annual salary of up to £75,000 depending on experience
  • £10,000 joining bonus (T&Cs apply)
  • Full time or part time role – with potential for flexible working hours
  • 33 days holiday – inclusive of public holidays
  • Pension contribution
  • Outstanding support for clinical and professional development opportunities – whatever your ambitions, we can support with your progression
  • 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
  • Support with CPD
  • Dental and medical cover
  • Death in service
  • Socials every two months for the staff (go karting, escape rooms, and more!)
  • Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT and Auto Phoropters in every test room

We are passionate about the clinical & professional development of our team, and as our new Optometrist, we want to support you every step of the way. There are so many areas to explore; The Specsavers Partnership scheme (Pathway) as well as 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
This position is located in the vibrant city of Tunbridge Wells. With excellent transport links, it’s not uncommon for people to commute from locations such as London, which is only 45 minutes away on the train! There’s something here for everyone: from shops, bars and restaurants to museums and parks for families to enjoy. As an Optometrist in Tunbridge Wells, your client base will be very diverse – but with plenty of familiar faces of course.


Platinum employer

Our store is an accredited Platinum Employer – this means you can expect an exceptional employee experience every single day you work here. The Platinum Employer Scheme is part of the Specsavers drive to become a famous place to work. Stores with this accreditation have been verified on five key employer standards: Recruitment, Performance Management and Reward, Talent Management, Learning and Development and Employee Engagement.


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

If you like the sound of this opportunity, get in touch, we’d love to tell you more about it. Contact Lauren Singh on 07549 210919 or email lauren.singh@specsavers.com


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