Specsavers in Camden Town is looking for a business and people focused Optometrist to become their new Optometry / Opthalmic Director and Store Partner. If you are looking for an investment for your future and more financial security, an incredible opportunity awaits. You’ll receive an excellent regular salary, alongside attractive benefits and a share in business profits. To help you to succeed, you’ll receive ongoing support from and experienced and highly collaborative Retail Director and our leading global brand. You’ll also have access to the very best clinical technology and will receive unrivalled professional development. If you’d like to find out more about this terrific opportunity at Specsavers in Camden Town then read on.

The Opportunity

What’s on Offer?

  • 50% shareholding in Optical Business and 25% shareholding in the Audiology business
  • Be your own boss, while still receiving an excellent salary
  • Share in business profits (dividends)
  • Grow a business as an investment for your future
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Private health and dental cover
  • Pension contribution
  • Flexibility – a great work/life balance
  • Build and shape your own team
  • Make a difference to your local community
  • Access to the best possible clinical technology including OCT
  • Outstanding opportunities for clinical and personal development
  • Ongoing support from our leading global brand
  • Support from existing Retail and Audiology Partners

About the store

Specsavers in Camden first opened its doors in 2000 and quickly established itself within the local community and focal point for Optical and Hearcare services as an Audiology Hub.

The store underwent a future-proofing major refit in 2019 which added much needed test rooms to the store and which has addressed previous capacity issues. The store is now fully “on-brand” with the very latest equipment including auto refractor, OCT.

The store now boasts 4 spacious and well equipped testing rooms and 1 dedicated Hearcare testing room, there is also space for further capacity if required. The store is home to c.20 dedicated, experienced and long standing members of staff, including an exceptional Store Manager.

The store also has a dedicated clinic coordinator that manages and runs the daily clinics exceptionally. There are pre reg optoms being developed in the store, future proofing the business for years to come and there are also plans for pre reg optoms to join the store on a part time basis for the next 3 years.

Specsavers in Camden Town pride themselves in ensuring that every one of their customers receives an excellent patient experience. The high levels of service and patient care have led to strong customer service levels in store,

You would be joining Naveed Nayab who has been with Specsavers in Camden Town for c.15 years years as Retail Director. Naveed is incredibly collaborative and has a strong partner mindset and is really looking forward to gaining an Optometry Partner to help him drive the business forward so that it flourishes for many years to come.

Specsavers in Camden Town is an accredited Platinum Employer. 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.

Store location

The store sits in a prominent position on Camden High Street.  Camden Town often shortened to Camden is only one stop from Euston station and is within easy reach of Kings Cross and St Pancras is well known for its markets. The markets are a major tourist attraction at weekends, selling goods of all types, including fashion, lifestyle, books, food, junk/antiques and more bizarre items; they and the surrounding shops are popular with young people. Restaurants with a variety of culinary traditions thrived, many of them near the markets, on Camden High Street

The area is very well connected by a number of different forms of transport. The markets are located extremely close to the underground and over ground stations, which connects to stations stretching across the city. The area is a hub for London buses, with regular services allowing easy access to other areas of the city and further afield.

The Specsavers Joint Venture Partnership

Alongside being a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist, the right person for this position will be confident, possess a strong worth ethic and a willingness to succeed. You’ll be passionate about your job and enjoy a fast-paced environment. You’ll be willing to go the extra mile for customers and someone who encourages their team to do the same. In summary, you’ll be a high calibre Optometry Partner able to put your stamp on this already excellent store and drive it to the next level.

Is this you? Great!

The Role

Joint venture partnership is the secret to our success here at Specsavers, with every store locally owned and led by its directors. Owning, leading and growing your very own business is considered by many to be the pinnacle of your career as an Optometrist. We believe that professional optics should be led by opticians just like you – this is your chance to become the leader you were born to be.

Find out more

If you’d like to find out more about this fantastic opportunity, then get in touch, we’d love to tell you more about it. Contact Liz McCuaig on: 07880176696 or email: liz.mccuaig@specsavers.com.

Contact

Do you have questions or simply want more information on this role?
Feel free to contact Liz McCauig

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