Position: Optometrist

Location: Witham

Salary: Up to £65,000 + Lucrative Monthly Bonus + Up to £10k Welcome Bonus! 

Working hours: Flexible Working Either on Full Time or Part Time Basis

Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


Specsavers in Witham are looking for a new Optometrist to join their expanding store. On the back of substantial and on-going growth, we’re seeking an ambitious and talented Optometrist to join our dynamic team at Specsavers in Witham. Be part of our continued success at one of the leading opticians in this fantastic area.

We appreciate that as committed as you are to Optometry, you have a personal life too, that’s why we can consider flexible working.  How would Monday to Friday only suit you? Or “school hours” or perhaps even a 4-day week?


We are a close team of 25 and we enjoy a relaxed, independent vibe within our efficient store. We can also offer EOS schemes in store and even a slightly more clinical role! This is a fantastic 4 testing room store with all the best equipment and all the best opportunities !


The Location:

Witham railway station is a 10-minute walk from the store and is served by direct trains from London and Chelmsford. By road, Witham is approximately 10 miles from Chelmsford and 14 miles from Colchester with free parking close to the store


What’s on Offer?

  • Basic salary up to £65,000 (based on experience and hours worked)
  • Generous Welcome Bonus of up to £10k 
  • Lucrative monthly bonus scheme
  • 33 days holiday allowance
  • Private Dental and Medical cover
  • GOC and College fees paid for
  • Pension contribution
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities – 2 Directors have come from the Witham store
  • Professional Certificates in Medical Retina and I.P. qualifications funded available to explore
  • Free parking
  • 10 minutes from the nearest train station
  • Choice of Long Form or Short Form Phoropter Test Rooms
  • 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


About Us

Our Optometrists are an integral part of our store management team, so we’re keen to get you up to speed outside the test room too. With ILM courses, Pre-Reg supervision and the Specsavers Partnership scheme (Pathway) all available to explore. Along with your clinical expertise – this will stand you in good stead if you choose to become a store director yourself

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, we are searching for someone who shares our store’s ethos; someone who wants to grow, develop and offer exceptional customer care along the way. We want a practitioner who prides themselves on their clinical judgment, that isn’t afraid of a hands-on approach and who is keen to get involved and build rapport with the rest of the team. In summary, we’re looking for a skilled resident Optometrist to join us, be part of the team and assist in driving our practice forward


Find out more

For more information or to apply, please contact Connie Fazackerley at Specsavers Recruitment Service on 07526508358 or connie.fazackerley@specsavers.com .


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