The Opportunity

Specsavers in Swanley are looking for a leading Optometrist to become their next Optometry / Ophthalmic Director and Store Partner. They have a clear-sighted vision to transform eye health in their community – but need your support. You’ll have access to the very best clinical technology, and will receive unrivalled professional development. To help you to succeed, you’ll be joining and receive ongoing support from the remaining Optometry Partner & Retail Partner along with our leading global brand. At Specsavers in Swanley you will have the opportunity to provide a first-class experience to every patient in addition to receiving an excellent package and the opportunity to build an investment for your future.

 

What’s on Offer?

  • 25% shareholding
  • Be your own boss, while still receiving an excellent salary
  • Share in business profits (dividends)
  • Prominent location
  • Flexibility – a great work/life balance
  • 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 Optometry and Retail Partners

 

About the store

Specsavers in Swanley first opened its doors in 2017. The store sits in a prominent position in the pedestrianised shopping area and is firmly embedded within the local community. The loyal and growing customer base includes shoppers from nearby ASDA of which the store is located between the busy supermarket’s 2 entrances, in addition to significant passing trade from all walks of life.

 

Specsavers in Swanley 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 numerous positive customer reviews currently holding a rating of 4.6/5 and an excellent local reputation.

 

A team of 9 dedicated and passionate colleagues call this store home. The existing Partners are really passionate about the clinical development of the team, and as the new Optometry Director you would have the scope to advise on training requirements, introduce new specialisms and build/shape the team further as required.

You would be joining Faheem Ayub, Optometry Partner who has been with Specsavers for 5 years and Ian Hyland who has been with the business for 6 and a half years as Retail partner. Both are really looking forward to gaining an Optometry Partner to help them drive the business forward so that it flourishes for many years to come.

 

Specsavers in Swanley 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 is located in the heart of Swanley town centre, which lies in the Sevenoaks District of Kent. Being on the outskirts of south east London it is a convenient commuter town for people who work in the city, as they can still be paid the London living wage. It therefore benefits from excellent transport links, there’s a mainline railway station within walking distance and is only 5 minutes from the M25. Trains from London Victoria take less than 30 minutes.

 

Requirements of the role

Alongside being a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist with the drive, passion and willingness to maintain the customer-focused culture and the high standards of this successful store. As the new Optometry Partner, you’ll be able to provide a unique blend of customer care and professional excellence. You’ll be able to build a rapport with the existing team, demonstrate excellent attention to detail and possess an ability to build strong relationships within the local community.

 

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 Alex Caluori on: 07956005717 or email: Alex.caluori@specsavers.com
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