Careers Support

  • Domiciliary Optometry – A Professionally Rewarding Career
    Domiciliary Optometry is a fast growing market with huge potential.
  • An increasing number of Optometrists are choosing to work in the domiciliary sector, find out why.
  • Optician have been publishing an annual Workplace Guide since 2012. This year we have made some exciting changes...
  • We’re very proud of our approach to healthcare services at Asda. After all, our promise is to help people Save money. Live better. So when someone visits our Optometrists, they can expect one thing – great care and honest advice. It’s one of the reasons we were given top scores for customer se...
  • There is no reason why a patient seen in their own home should expect anything less than a comparable service to someone attending a high street practice.
  • At Boots Opticians, we are committed to enriching the life of every person and this commitment to lives doesn’t just apply to our customers; it’s for our colleagues too.
  • We stopped to talk to Specsavers Recruitment Services (SRS), the UK’s biggest optical recruitment business to find out what it really takes to land the “perfect” job. Having supported over 2,000 individuals to secure optical and retail careers in the last 12 months, the Specsavers in-house recrui...
  • The world of optometry has changed beyond all recognition in the last 30 years with the emergence and growth of the multiple sector and the ever more sophisticated range of clinical testing equipment that is available.
  • Career experts agree that networking is one of the top business skills. When used effectively it opens doors to a new job role, mentoring or business leads.
  • Inspired Selections are currently working with the majority of the leading companies in the UK who are looking at offering the flexibility that some locums are looking for, we are currently recruiting for companies who can offer some, if not all, of the benefits you are looking for.

  • Many parts of County Durham, Tyne and Wear and Northumberland, down into the Tees Valley have never fully recovered from the recession induced by the financial crisis of 2008. However, there has been enough prosperity to see the demand for eye care rise steadily, according to practitioners working in the area. And this in turn has increased the demand for optical professionals. The North East suffers from chronic under supply.

  • Have you ever wanted to take part in a work placement overseas but been turned down for that two week’s unpaid leave? Come and join The Outside Clinic and we will pay for you to go! The Outside Clinic has partnered with Vision Aid Overseas as part of our 30th anniversary celebrations.
  • More and more optometrists are enjoying the rewards of seeing patients in their own homes rather than a retail practice. As a career, domiciliary is well paid with no weekend working and the satisfaction of unhurried contact with patients who really need the service. Stuart Burdett of The Outside...
  • Optician Workplace Guide is an annual supplement produced to help students decide where to pursue their Optical careers and to help Optical professionals enhance theirs.
  • An increasing number of Optometrists are choosing to work in the domiciliary sector; this may come as no surprise as the population ages and the number of NHS eligible patients rises. However, what makes an Optometrist switch from the relative comfort of a High Street consulting room to a mobile ...