Optometrist - Plymouth City Centre

Competitive plus benefits
02 Nov 2017
30 Nov 2017
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Optometrist - Plymouth City Centre Role summary

Due to success, Specsavers Plymouth are now expanding with the opening of a new store in Plymouth. We are now recruiting for an Optometrist to join our Plymouth group – with 4 practice across Plymouth – we can offer you the flexibility of working in a location suited to you.

The Practices:

 We have just opened a new store in Marsh Mills and also have well established practices in the city centre, Plymstock and Saltash. As well as providing general optometry, contact lens and audiology services from 15 examination rooms at our main store in the city centre, we also specialises in providing (national 2016 award winning) Enhanced Optical Services including diabetes screening, grading and glaucoma co-management. In addition we strongly encourage and support further training for all team members, meaning there are always a number of student dispensing opticians, student contact lens opticians and pre-reg optometrists that will benefit from your mentoring and supervision. 

Dr. Josie Forte and Philip Gray FBDO, Plymouth Group directors, strongly believe in promoting the best from all members of the team. 

For the right, self motivated optometrist candidate we offer an opportunity to build a meaningful career, offering opportunities for personal development via an array of individual training programmes including clinical, business, further education or a combination of all options. 

The Area:

Plymouth is a large city on the coast of South Devon. It benefits from all aspects that city living is able to offer with a bustling city centre and a range of leisure facilities across the city. The surrounding areas also have an abundance to offer with Dartmoor and the beautiful Cornish and Devonshire coastline surrounding the area, meaning it really is the perfect combination of city living and a rural lifestyle. Our stores offer fantastic transport links with a train station being just 5 minutes’ walk away from Armada Way and Saltash and free parking is available across the Saltash and Marsh Mills practices. Armada way is easily accessed by park & ride too.

The Package:

We are looking for an Optometrist that wants to build their career with us, in return we offer:

• Competitive Salary
• Rewarding Bonus Scheme
• Benefits including medical/dental package, relocation package, death in service, pension scheme
• GOC fees paid and College fees (College fees are paid if supervising pre-reg)
• Fantastic career progression opportunity with PEARS accreditation being strongly encouraged along with JVP Pathway available

For more information or to apply for this opportunity, please contact Rhiannon Cole at Specsavers Recruitment Services on 01566 771 881 or email rhiannon.cole@specsavers.com

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