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Optometrist, Wakefield, West Yorkshire


Specsavers in Wakefield 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 – a highly successful store with a great reputation for staff progression and the very highest standards of customer care. 


Specsavers Wakefield has everything! Joining our team doesn’t only mean endless progression and a fantastic working environment. It means joining a family. Our Large 9 testing room store is supported by a strong and dynamic team. We also have all of the latest technology from OCT to Nidek phoropters.

If you’re a team player looking for the next step in your career then look no further. Our Director Mandip Rehal has 27 years experience in optics. She has an external perspective coming from outside of Specsavers and has previously been a WOPEC assessor. Reinhard is our DO Director, and has 27 years’ experience in optics working his way up from a trainee to Director!

We have strong connections with our local Newmedica and allow our staff to gain new experiences and knowledge. Previously we have had our local Ophthalmologist come into store to allow new development opportunities.

What’s on Offer?

  • A bespoke package worth up to £50K depending on experience 
  • Holiday allowance of 33 days per year
  • Pension contribution
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Support with CET
  • Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT
  • Bonus scheme


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.  


We’re fully equipped with 9 test rooms, the latest clinical technology (including OCT), and a team of 55 – which includes fully trained optical assistants, so everything is in place to let you focus on what you do best. 


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
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 Katie Cunningham on 01566 771892 or katie.cunningham@specsavers.com.

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