Specsavers in Peterhead is looking for an ambitious and business minded Optometrist to become their new Optometry / Opthalmic Director and 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 as the business is set to grow by adding another site.
Peterhead offers someone an amazing opportunity to living in a stunning part of the country. Peterhead itself is a large harbour/fishing town; the largest in Aberdeenshire! Whilst only half an hour to Aberdeen by car, it is a world away from the busy city life, with excellent access to stunning beaches, woodland, mountains and lots of golf courses! The store also boasts free parking onsite for staff!
To help you to succeed, you’ll receive ongoing support from 2 highly experienced partners as well as 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 Peterhead, then read on.
Specsavers in Peterhead is very well-established business in the town and has a fantastic reputation both in Peterhead and the surrounding towns and villages. The store sits in a prominent position on the main high pedestrianised street next to Boots and Iceland and enjoys the convenience of being close to a number of car parks – making it easy for customers to visit the store.
The store has also, undergone an impressive refit just 12 months ago, and now boasts 3 test rooms (1 being dual purpose) – This Iharmony store is fully equipped with the latest clinical technology including Ipads, brand new phoropter heads and an OCT machine – meaning you will have everything you need to perform sight tests to the highest possible standards.
Peterhead has a fantastic team culture and low staff turnover. Many of the staff have been with the branch for many years, including an experienced DO of 25 years. The new directors at Peterhead have worked hard to drive a good team culture and have successfully developed a good clinical team in store which includes employed optoms and a pre reg. 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 Peterhead 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.
Requirements of the role
Alongside being a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist, you’ll need to share the store’s ethos. They’re looking for someone who wants to grow and develop the team, offer exceptional customer care and improve patient outcomes. You’ll be a practitioner who prides themself on their clinical judgment, isn’t afraid of a hands-on approach, and someone who is keen to get involved and build a rapport with their team. In summary, you’ll be a highly skilled Optometry professional willing and able to help drive the practice forward.
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.