Position: Optometrist
Location: Wickford, Essex
Salary: Up to £65,000 depending on experience + lucrative bonus scheme
Working hours: Full Time or Part Time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist

 

Specsavers Wickford is expanding and our new, ultra-modern, all on one level premises, is looking for an Optometrist to expand the existing team. The focus at our store, is about helping team members become the very best they can be. Even if you are recently qualified, we will support your growth during this next important phase of your development. We have helped to develop some of the most successful Optometrists in Specsavers. By joining us you will benefit from not only the best support, but also the rewards to match. Our reputation for developing professional team members is second to none.

 

We aim to be the very best we can be clinically, commercially and in terms of customer service. Our experienced, diverse, and friendly team are always on hand to offer support and take care of patient’s needs, meaning that as our new Optometrist, you can focus on offering a first-class professional service to every customer. What we’re looking for We are looking for friendly, enthusiastic individuals with a passion for people and a willingness to build upon our customer-focused culture. We are keen to meet individuals with these attributes and we are open to different levels of experience.

The Directors of Wickford Specsavers have a created a unique supportive environment helping individuals with the above qualities become the very best they can be. Many team members have progressed via Pathway to owning their own Specsavers stores. Joining the Wickford Team is a definite boost to anyone’s career in Optometry.

 

What’s on Offer?

  • The opportunity to earn up to £65,000 depending on experience
  • Highly lucrative bonus scheme based on clinic sales where you can earn an additional £1k per month
  • Generous holiday allowance of 33 days
  • GOC fees paid for
  • College fees paid for if you’re happy to supervise a Pre-reg
  • Private health and dental cover
  • Pension contribution
  • Support with CPD
  • Exceptional clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Access to cutting-edge clinical technology including OCT 
  • All NIDEK equipment
  • The opportunity to work across sister stores if desired
  • Parking available in the local area at a very reasonable price 
  • Wickford station within a 5 minute walk
  • 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

 

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.

 

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.

 

Get in touch

If you like the sound of this opportunity, get in touch, we’d love to tell you more about it. Contact Natassia Gunn on 01566 478002 or natassia.gunn@specsavers.com

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