Position: Optometrist

Location: Wigan, Greater Manchester 

Salary: Packages of £75k+ (depending on experience) 

Working hours: Full Time or Part Time

Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


Specsavers in Wigan and Skelmersdale are looking for both newly qualified and experienced Optometrists to join our team. The focus at our stores is about pulling together and working as a team to ensure that our valued patients have an excellent experience. Our practice in Wigan has eight clinical rooms with modern phoropters, pre-screening and OCT equipment.

We are always keen on clinical development, with involvement in all local EOS, and have a long and successful involvement with College of Optometrists’ Scheme for Registration with opportunities to be a pre-registration supervisor. We also have an ongoing history of developing the partners of the future and would gladly support you along this journey.


Packages of £75k+ (depending on experience) to include:

  • Full or part time hours 
  • The option of weekends on/off
  • Great clinical and professional progression 
  • Holiday allowance of 33 days per year
  • A strong performance-based bonus scheme
  • Private health and health care plan
  • Access to Specsavers CPD events at no cost
  • GOC fees paid
  • Pension contribution
  • Great transport links
  • Large experienced team
  • 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

Working as a team to deliver great customer service is at the centre of what we do every day and we want you to be a crucial part of it. We are looking for an Optometrist as passionate as we are and ready to be part of a great team. Whether you’re a newly qualified Optometrist or an experienced Optometrist looking for that next step in their career, we’d love to have you onboard.


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.


Get in touch

For more information or to apply, please contact Natassia Gunn at Specsavers Recruitment Service on 01566 478002 or natassia.gunn@specsavers.com



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