Specsavers in Taunton are looking for a dedicated and passionate optometrist to become their next store partner. This is a fantastic opportunity to live your life in a truly beautiful location, whilst doing the job that you love. There’s terrific earning potential, plus you’ll have the chance to build a secure investment for your future. 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 incredible opportunity at Specsavers in Taunton, then read on.


What’s on Offer?

  • 25% shareholding plus 16.67% audiology shares
  • Be your own boss, while still receiving an excellent salary
  • Share in business profits (dividends) 
  • Grow a business as an investment for your future
  • Flexibility – a great work/life balance
  • Highly profitable business
  • 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


About the store

Specsavers in Taunton first opened its doors in 2013 and sits in a prominent position on the main high street, near popular stores such as Primark and Marks and Spencer.  The bustling high street and farmer’s market draws shoppers from the surrounding rural areas.


The store boasts 8 test rooms all fully equipped with the latest clinical technology including OCT as well as a dedicated hearcare room.  A re boost is expected to take place within the next few months. The high levels of service and patient care have led to numerous positive customer reviews and an excellent local reputation.


Store location

Taunton lies on the river Tone in the heart of the West Country, situated between Bridgwater and Honiton. The town boasts its own racecourse, 2 cricket grounds and maintains over 109 hectares of public open spaces including 3 major Green Flag Award parks and 102 play areas.


There’s plenty of pubs, restaurants and independent shops as well as a theatre and arts centre and home to Somerset County Cricket Club.  The town is surrounded by the beautiful countryside of the Quantock, Blackdown and Brendon Hills.


There are excellent transport links: a train station less than a mile from the store and access to the M5 is less than 10 minutes’ drive.


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.


About Joint Venture Partnership

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 a optometrist. We believe that professional teams 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 Alex Caluori on: 07956005717 or email: Alex.caluori@specsavers.com


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