Optometrist - Lancaster

Recruiter
Location
Lancaster
Salary
Competitive plus benefits
Posted
18 Oct 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Job Role
Optometrist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Optometrist - Lancaster Role summary

Specsavers are currently looking for bright, eager and outgoing candidates for the position of Optometrist based at our store in Lancaster. As well as outstanding development, there’s the buzzing atmosphere you’d expect in a place where everyone works together because everyone counts.

Join us as a professional at Specsavers and you'll be amazed by the size, scope and reach not only of our store, but your influence in it. As the face of our Professional practice in stores and usually an integral part of the Store Management team, our professionals are front of house, getting to know customers, acting as ambassadors for their business areas and providing expert advice to help improve the lives of our customers and the communities where they live.

Role Description: 
We are looking for Optometrists who will go the extra mile for a customer. What’s more they get their colleagues to do the same, because they’re on a mission to provide the best eye care at the best possible prices. If you’re all about delivering exceptional clinical service, you’ll love the buzzing environment of our in-store practice. You’ll also love how passionate we are about your development, always ensuring that your skills are at the cutting edge.

The area of Lancaster:
Visit Lancasters castle and museums to uncover the city’s ancient stories hidden in its walls and buildings, and find out more about the people who shaped its history.
Stroll the meandering towpaths of the canal or along St George’s Quay, marvelling at the Georgian architecture which lines the banks of the River Lune. Just situated off the M6 motorway, so easy commute.

The store:
Working in a large Specsavers store with 6 test rooms; you will work as part of a team of Optometrists ideally on a full time basis, however they will also consider part time candidates. Our store are looking for a newly qualified or experienced Optometrist and are able to offer a variety of training and development opportunities to include; Pathway JVP, ILM Management courses, Pre reg supervision and in the future other clinical specialisms. The store can also offer the following perks for the right candidate; medical and dental, bonus, GOC fees paid, 33 days holiday, pension and a potential relocation package.

The ins and outs

  • You’ll provide an outstanding clinical service – from eye tests to contact lens fitting
  • You’ll also maintain an exceptional standard of customer care
  • Work with the Dispensing Optician to ensure clinics run like clockwork
  • Take full responsibility for inspiring and coaching your colleagues


What you’ll need:

  • You’ll need to be registered with the General Optical Council as a fully qualified optometrist
  • And be on track to meet the statutory points requirement for Continued Education & Training (CET)

If this opportunity is for you then we’d love to talk with you. For more information and to apply for this fantastic position please call Gaynor Crausby on 01566 771881 or email gaynor.crausby@specsavers.com

Specsavers has been going from strength to strength, ever since the business started back in 1984. We strive for the highest clinical standards – and believe that the customer should be at the heart of everything we do. We also recognise that our people are critical to our past and future success – so we do everything we can to make sure they get the experience and career they’re looking for: from outstanding training and a personal development plan, to excellent benefits and unstinting support. The business has nearly 1,500 stores across 12 countries – and is still growing. We want you to be part of this outstanding success story.