Newly Qualified Optometrist - Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight
Competitive plus benefits
13 Jul 2018
10 Aug 2018
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Newly Qualified Optometrist - Isle of Wight Role summary

A rare opportunity has become available for a Newly Qualified Optometrist to join the team at the Newport practice on the Isle of Wight. The store is part of the UK’s most trusted optical brand and due to their continuing success and recent expansion, they are now looking to expand the team.

We are looking for driven professionals to drive the store success even further and in return the following package is on offer:

  • Competitive basic salary of £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
  • Rewarding bonus scheme based on personal performance
  • Relocation package worth up to £2-3K to help candidates interested in relocating to the island
  • 33 days holiday per annum
  • Full time opportunity with flexible working week
  • A range of benefits to include a medical and dental package, generous pension scheme, all professional fees paid and death in service
  • Full support and progression available including CET courses, ILM management courses supported, JVP Pathway support and movement to Lead/Senior Optometrist roles

The Newport store itself has recently relocated, now with an improved location and benefiting from the following:

  • Relaxed 25 minute test time clinics
  • Both phoropter and trial frames available in all test rooms
  • Exciting upcoming developments in technology!
  • Close links with ophthalmic department at local hospital
  • Choice of involvement in contact lens work
  • Support of last year’s ‘Best Optometry Student’ and abundance of support from the ophthalmic team

What the island offers:

  • Unique island lifestyle
  • Lots of opportunity for those interested in sailing/water sports
  • Very regular crossings to the mainland (both Portsmouth and Southampton) with the quickest being a mere 10 minutes!
  • Reasonable house prices whilst still offering island living
  • Offering history and heritage alongside a lively diary of island events
  • A great, safe place to bring up children

For more information or to apply, please contact Charlotte Behennah at Specsavers Recruitment Services on 01566 771899 or charlotte.behennah@specsavers.com

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