Specsavers in Ballymena are looking for an experienced and dedicated Optical professional to become the next Retail director and Store Partner. We have a clear-sighted vision to transform eye health in our community – but we need your support. At Specsavers Ballymena you will have the opportunity to provide a first-class experience to every one of its patients in addition to receiving an excellent package and the opportunity to build an investment for your future.

The Opportunity

What’s on Offer?

  • 30% 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
  • 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
  • Support from existing Partners

A team of 25 dedicated and passionate colleagues call this store home. The existing Partners are passionate about the clinical development of the team, and as the new Retail Director you would have the scope to advise on training requirements, introduce new specialisms and build the team further as required.

Specsavers in Ballymena 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.

What We Are Looking For

You will be energetic; results focused and have an unwavering passion for delivering superior customer service in a highly competitive market. We’re looking for someone who wants to grow and develop the team, offer exceptional customer care and improve patient outcomes. You’ll need to share the store’s ethos and be dedicated enough to drive this business into its next phase of growth.

Is this you? Great!

About The 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.


Do you have questions or simply want more information on this role?
Feel free to contact Christina Cheyne

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