Optometrist - Bodmin, Cornwall

Competitive plus benefits
06 Nov 2017
04 Dec 2017
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Optometrist - Bodmin, Cornwall Role summary

Due to success and expansion, at Specsavers in Bodmin we now looking for a passionate Optometrist to join our enthusiastic team. Specsavers has been going from strength to strength, ever since the business started back in 1984. 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.

You will be working alongside the team to provide a first-class eye-care experience for our customers. With an experienced support team in place to pre-screen the patients and advise on the best products, you will be able to focus on doing what you do best, conducting a test for the patient using the very latest, cutting-edge optical equipment.

The area

Bodmin is set in the heart of the Cornish countryside whilst boasting great links to some major cities including Plymouth, Exeter and Truro so here you really do get the best of both worlds. We are surrounded by the infamous Bodmin moor and beautiful Cornish coastline with Padstow and Newquay being a short drive away. This is an ideal location for families or those who love outdoor pursuits. Bodmin itself is located on the A30 – the main road of Cornwall and also has a train station.

The Practice:

Our practice has 5 consulting rooms in total, we always like to remain the top of our game, so due to recent refit we are host to state of the art equipment and a bright, modern working environment. We have a strong team of over 20 members of staff and we are a friendly, relaxed group that would love for our next team member to become part of the team and the business, always keen to get involved to ensure our every success. We love supporting local charities and the community, often getting involved in community projects such as the local schools. Here at Bodmin Specsavers, we are also Tier 2 Visa Sponsors, so if you are looking to relocate to the UK or require a visa sponsorship, we will be happy to support you in pursuing your optical career in the UK!

This store is an accredited Platinum Employer, which means you can expect an exceptional employee experience every single day you work here. The Platinum Employer Scheme is part of our drive to become a famous place to work. Stores with this accreditation have been verified on five key employer standards: Recruitment, Performance Management and Reward, Talent Management, Learning and Development and Employee Engagement.

The Package:

In return for your experience and passion, we are offering the following package:

  • Salary package worth up to £65,000
  • Full time or part time considered, even compressed hours allowing you a full time position within 4 days!
  • Benefits to include; medical package, dental scheme, PHI, death in service, pension scheme
  • Generous, above average holiday entitlement
  • Potential for an apartment to be provided for up to 12 months to make relocation a little easier
  • Free parking on site
  • Plentiful progression opportunity supported including JVP directorship pathway, all clinical and therapeutic courses including glaucoma specialism, dry eye clinics, enhanced optical services
  • GOC fees paid for

For more information about this opportunity or to apply, please contact Rhiannon Cole at Specsavers Recruitment on 01566 771881 or email rhiannon.cole@specsavers.com

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