Position: Optometrist

Location: Yeovil

Salary: up to £65,000 (DOE) + £10,000 Welcome Bonus + Up to £8,000 relocation assistance (terms apply) + Tailormade benefits and Development package

Working hours: Full time or Part time considered

Package: Tailor made just for you, what are you looking for?

Fixed Term Contract would be considered.

Experience level: Experienced – you must be a GOC registered Optometrist.


Specsavers in Yeovil are looking for a forward-thinking Optometrist to join their team due to the succession of one of their current team members beginning their Optometry degree which the Directors are supporting.


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


Having visited this store it is apparent that our friendly and supportive Directors have your career and development at the forefront of their mind and are keen to talk to you to gain an understanding as to what you are looking for, they are happy to discuss packages to suit you and your lifestyle.  The friendly team have a wealth of knowledge to share with you and to welcome you into their team.


About Specsavers:
Specsavers began 40 years ago with the vision of two optometrists, Doug, and Mary Perkins, who set out to provide best-value eyecare to everybody. Their passion for optometry has led Specsavers to become the largest privately-owned optical group in the world, delivering high-quality, affordable optical and hearing care. And it continues to shape the lives and experience of thousands of colleagues who are developing their careers with us across the globe. We are proud of how far we’ve come as a business, now we want to see you grow with us too.


Why Yeovil?.

  • Yeovil is a beautiful location, with countryside, a great town, culture, and the nearest beach being only 20 miles away.  
  • Our friendly and supportive Directors have a wealth of experience and their team members have been with them for years; there’s plenty of knowledge to share.  
  • They are keen to talk to you to gain an understanding as to what you are looking for, they are happy to discuss packages to suit you and your lifestyle.
  • The directors offer encouragement and development.  They are keen to discuss individual development packages for your clinical and/or leadership skills.  Are you considering further clinical qualifications? Would you like to own your very own store one day?.  If so, they will support you with this.   
  • We have multiple vacancies and could accommodate partners/friends if you were looking to relocate together.  With an exceptional relocation package on offer.
  • Equipped with 7 test rooms, the latest clinical technology (including OCT), and a team of over 30 – which includes fully trained optical assistants, so everything is in place to let you focus on what you do best. 
  • Sponsorship licenses are also available for qualified Optometrists.


Why are we recruiting?

Due to increased demand for our enhanced clinical services, we need to grow our clinical team.  You will mentor our junior members and pre-reg optometrists, enabling them to become the best clinicians they can be.  Our leadership team support a warm and welcoming working environment, they actively encourage you to develop your career within Specsavers. That’s why one of the first things we’ll do when you join us is to create a personal development plan that fits with your strengths and gives you a clear idea of how you’re going to achieve your ambitions. We will pay for your additional education and travel expenses to ensure you develop your clinical knowledge that will enable you to grow with us; we will also pay for your Pre-Reg Supervisors course (if you don’t already have that qualification), plus additional management and leadership courses too.  We’re ready to invest in your career, are you? 


What we are 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.


Want to find out more!

If you like the sound of this opportunity, I’d love to tell you more about it.  Please get in touch at Jakki.Whitehouse@specsavers.com, call me on 01566 788 644 / 07526 507 195 or drop me a WhatsApp message. 



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