Position: Optometrist
Location: Welshpool, Powys
Salary: Up to £65,000 depending on experience
Working hours: Full and part-time working patterns available
Experience level: Open to both newly qualified and experienced Optometrists who are registered with the GOC


Specsavers in Welshpool are looking for an ambitious and talented Optometrist. We’re a community-focused store dedicated to ensuring that every one of our customers receives an excellent patient experience. We’re seeking an Optometrist ready to use their passion and knowledge to help us build on our ever-growing and loyal customer base. Join us at Specsavers in Welshpool where we deliver the very best in customer care.


What’s on Offer?

  • Up to £65,000 depending on experience
  • Full or part-time working patterns available
  • Holiday allowance of 33 days per year
  • Private health and dental cover
  • Pension contribution
  • FREE access to the well-being app “HeadSpace” (worth £120 per year)
  • FREE parking for staff and customers
  • Specsavers Perks – our benefit scheme which saves you money on a HUGE range of supermarkets, high street stores, holidays, days out, home wear and much more.
  • Heidelberg OCT and Humphrey Field Analysers in store
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Support with CET


Whether you are a Newly Qualified or more experienced Optometrist, we will support and encourage you to get accredited and involved in services for minor eye conditions, pre and post-cataract, glaucoma referral refinement and monitoring and more. We change thousands of lives through better sight and hearing every year. 


With the upcoming changes to eyecare in the country, there is no better time to practise in Wales; if you’re not already WECS accredited we’ll support you with your studies – it’s easier than you think. 


With a focus on flexibility, we are open to full-time and part-time applicants and will consider any working pattern to suit you. So, whether you need condensed hours, alternate weekends or early finishes, we’re open to making it work – but let’s talk about that later.  You can expect a busy yet relaxed environment where everyone is working towards the same goal: creating joy in vision for our colleagues and customers.


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 work 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.




Welshpool is a perfect town for exploring the beautiful sights of Mid Wales. Discover countryside canal walks, modern art, historic castles and heritage railways on your days off.  Property is certainly reasonable; the average price in 2022 was a little over £199k.


Welshpool is in the county of Powys, Wales, 4 miles from the England-Wales border.  Shrewsbury lies 17 miles away; north-west of London is 150 miles distant; it is 80 miles to Manchester. 


You can easily get to and from Welshpool by public transport. The scenic Cambrian Line has regular trains to Welshpool from Birmingham, Shrewsbury and Aberystwyth.  The train station and the bus terminus are a two minute walk from the store.


Find out more


Interested? To find out more contact Emma Johnston: emma.johnston@specsavers.com 01566 770125




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