Optometrist - Ashford, Kent

Competitive plus benefits
27 Oct 2017
24 Nov 2017
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Optometrist - Ashford, Kent Role summary

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.

We’re seeking a passionate Optometrist to join our team in Ashford and be part of our foundation to continue growing as one of the leading store’s in this fantastic area.

The Store itself

As an optometrist in Ashford, your client base comes with great variety and range, with plenty of familiar faces. The staff here has a great reputation for being spirited and friendly; there is never a dull moment in this busy store. Though the store is longstanding and well established, it has recently had a re-fit to 5 test rooms with a contact lens department and re-brand, as well as undergoing a shift in its ethos to ensure their customer are always their first focus.

The store is only 38 minutes from St Pancreas station on the fast train from London and only 20 minutes from the beach so with this location you get the best of both worlds.

How you’ll fit in

We are searching for an optometrist who shares in their beliefs and ethos, fitting the store’s customer focused attitude. The store are seeking someone who wants to grow and develop with them, becoming a lasting member of the team and offering exceptional customer care along the way. If you’re a practitioner who prides themselves on their clinical judgment and is looking to take on a role as the in-store leader of a team providing exceptional service, this role is definitely for you.

On offer

  • A fantastic salary for the right candidate
  • Achievable bonus available
  • Pension, dental and medical, death in service and GOC fees paid
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Professional fees paid
  • Great opportunity for progression, in ILM and Pathway
  • Able supervise a pre-reg, lead optometrist training - have 6 weekly optometrist meetings to discuss clinical progression and any improvements
  • Would consider full and part time applicants
  • No Saturday working hours 

For more information on this incredible opportunity at our store in Ashford please contact Imogen Bryant at Specsavers Recruitment Services on 01566 770 222 or email imogen.bryant@specsavers.com. 

This vacancy will close once we have filled all available assessment places. We therefore highly recommend early applications.

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