Boots Opticians

United Kingdom

About Boots Opticians

Our mission is to provide the best clinical care for every one of our customers. Whether its diagnosing complex eye conditions, being the first to offer innovative new products and services, or advising on the right contact lens to suit their lifestyle, our customers deserve the best care possible. That’s why we need the best people, because what you do can changes lives

We have close to 600 practices throughout the UK, making us the second largest optical chain in the UK. We serve a diverse range of communities so this means we can offer you the right role in the right location to suit you and your lifestyle.

We believe that caring for customers can only happen when we care about our colleagues. That’s why we offer:

Competitive Salaries

We continually review our salaries to ensure that our remuneration and packages are in line with the regional market, keeping them competitive. Salaries are based on experience and can be enhanced further with premiums offered for supervising a Pre-Reg Student and/or working in a remote location.

Tailored Benefits Package

You’ll have the option to choose the benefits to create your own personalised benefits package. There are a range of additional benefits and discounts for you and your family, including:

  • Up to 70% staff discount for Boots Opticians and up to 22.5% staff discount for Boots UK
  • A holiday allowance of 25 days plus Bank Holidays, with the ability to buy and sell up to 5 days during our annual sign up window if you wish
  • Exclusive corporate discount codes for other retailers, including leisure activities and cinema tickets
  • Access to our flexible benefits scheme, including gym membership, cycle to work, private medical insurance, dental insurance, life assurance…and much more!

Flexible Contracts

Our contracts can be tailored to suit your needs, ensuring a great work/life balance and flexibility. Depending on location, we can consider:

  • Full-time contracts
  • Part-time contracts
  • Annualised hours contracts

Career progression

You career does not need to end in the testing room. Whatever your long term career aspirations we have the infrastructure to support you in reaching your long-term goals, with opportunities in:

  • Clinical Governance
  • Learning & Development
  • Support Office roles
  • Regional Leadership
  • Practice Management
  • Boots UK and Boots Hearingcare

Professional fees and development

  • You’ll have your GOC professional fees paid (pro-rated based on date of join), allowing you to concentrate on what you do best.
  • Professional indemnity cover will be organised and paid for, there’s no requirement for colleagues to purchase their own insurance.
  • We’ll also support you in developing further by offering you a range of interactive Continuing Education and Training (CET) events held regionally and the opportunity to access our enhanced services training and accreditation, depending on location.

If you’re passionate about truly delivering the best customer care and share in our unique offering of a one-stop healthcare destination for the UK, then our team of dedicated in house recruitment consultants would love to talk to you about what your future looks like with Boots Opticians.

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