Specsavers in Newton Abbot 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.  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 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 Newton Abbot, then read on.


What’s on Offer?

  • 50% shareholding
  • Be your own boss, while still receiving an excellent salary
  • Share in business profits (dividends)
  • Grow a business as an investment for your future
  • Build and shape your own teams
  • Make a difference to your local communities
  • Access to the best possible clinical technology
  • Outstanding opportunities for clinical and personal development
  • Ongoing support from our leading global brand


About the store

Specsavers in Newton Abbot first opened its doors in 1992. The store sits in a prominent position on Queen Street and is firmly embedded within the local community. They have a loyal and growing customer base that is very diverse and includes members of the large local community, in addition to significant passing trade from all walks of life.


The store prides 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, with the store holding a current Google rating of 4.5/5 and an excellent local reputation.


Newton Abbot is a 5 test room store, 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 25 dedicated 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.


Specsavers in Newton Abbot 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 beautiful market town of Newton Abbot, a bustling South Devon town famous for its racecourse. The town boasts regular indoor and outdoor markets, a range of high street and independent stores as well as plenty of cafes, restaurants, parks and garden centres. Newton Abbot’s central location means that Dartmoor National Park and coastal towns such as Teignmouth and Torquay are only 20 minutes’ drive away. There are excellent transport links; a train station within walking distance from the store with a direct link to Exeter and main roads such as the A30 and A380 nearby.


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 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 Paul Blower on: 07507872675 or email: Paul.blower@specsavers.com


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