Specsavers in Welshpool are looking for a highly skilled Optometrist to become their new Optometry Director / 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. To help you to succeed, you’ll receive ongoing support from the existing Partner 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 incredible opportunity at Specsavers in Welshpool, then read on.


What’s on Offer?

  • 50% shareholding
  • Asking price for shares £145k
  • Be your own boss, while still receiving an excellent salary
  • Share in business profits (dividends) 
  • Free parking on site
  • 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 


About the store

Specsavers Welshpool first opened its doors in January 2018. The store sits in a prominent position within the Mill Lane retail park, alongside high street stores such as the Card Factory and B&M. There’s a large Tesco’s within the retail park and Aldi is situated across the road from the store.


The team at Welshpool pride themselves ensuring that every one of their customers receives an excellent patient experience that have led to numerous positive customer reviews and a Google rating of 4.4 out of 5.


The store has 3 optical test rooms and 1 dedicated audiology room – all fully equipped with the latest clinical technology, including OCT – meaning you will have everything you need to perform sight tests to the highest possible standards.


A team of 11 dedicated colleagues call this store home and you will be joining the existing Retail Partner, David Dunlop who has been with the store since opening and a Director at Specsavers since 2008. He is looking forward to welcoming a new Optometry Partner to advise on clinical training requirements, introduce new specialisms and help build/shape the team.


Store location

The store is located in the market town of Welshpool and is only four miles from the Wales-England border. The town has the biggest agricultural stock market in the UK, its own rugby club and fantastic leisure centre.


There are excellent transport links with a train station 5 minutes’ walk from the store where there are good commuting connections to the Midlands or nearer towns such as Shrewsbury take less than half an hour. The store boasts free parking within the retail park for up to three hours for customers that wish to drive to the store.


Requirements of the role

Alongside being a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist with the drive and willingness to maintain customer-focused culture and high standards of this successful store, you’ll be able to provide a blend of customer care and professional excellence. You’ll demonstrate excellent leadership and commercial understand with the ability to build good relations 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 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 Jay Patel on: 07751733680 or email Jay.patel1@specsavers.com


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