Optometrist - Dumfries

Competitive plus benefits
01 Jan 2019
29 Jan 2019
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Optometrist - Dumfries Role summary

A truly outstanding opportunity has arisen for a full or part time Optometrist in the beautiful location of Dumfries within one of our top Scottish Specsavers stores with an earning potential in excess of a £70,000 package, dependant on experience and performance.". Situated in the South of Scotland Dumfries is an old market town on the River Nith and offers locals and visitors plenty to do whether you enjoy running, walking, sailing, mountain biking it has it all as well as th eatres, museums, galleries, festivals and so much more. The store prides itself on the quality of its work with patients, working closely with the local community to provide the best clinical outcome for new and returning patients.

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.

Due to continued growth we are looking Optometrists (full or part time, newly qualified or experienced) to work as part of a team focused on delivering total satisfaction to our customers by conducting thorough eye examinations. You’ll offer our customers recommendations to the highest professional and ethical standards – which is something our customers have come to expect from us. You’ll also use your knowledge to effectively identify customer needs and recommend eyewear and eye care solutions accordingly. We are looking for an Optometrist to play an active role in the provision of mentoring the store team as well as providing technical advice and guidance to the store team to encourage best practice at all times. In return you will be offered a fantastic salary and benefits along with personal and clinical development tailored to your requirements in a truly beautiful location.

The store currently has around 35 employees all supporting each other to the success of the store. The store has 5 air-conditioned testing room and has all the technology you would expect to provide the best eyecare to our patients (Nidek Combi Units,

Nidek Auto Phoropters, Nidek Projector, Keeler Pulsair NCTs, and Slit lamps as well as Topcon Fundus Camera, Nidek Fundus Camera, Tonopen, Pachymeters, Volk Lenses, Trial Lenses and frames, Humphreys FTD Fields, Humphreys 740i Fields, and

in the near future, Nidek OCT.

The package is incredible and includes:

  • An extremely attractive package in excess of £70,000 pa, dependant on experience and performance.
  • Superb bonus potential
  • GOC fees paid
  • Healthcare
  • Pension
  • Dental
  • Free Parking worth over £1,100 pa
  • IP supported
  • Potential future Parnership opportunity if this interests you
  • Generous relocation package offered
  • A supportive working environment offering the real opportunity to progress through on-going clinical and personal development.
  • Membership to either the local gym, sailing club, golf course - or perhaps something else that interests you
  • And so much more...

You’ll need to demonstrate strong attention to detail along with a passion for customer service. Team work also forms a big part of our culture so the ability to work well with others is essential.

For more information or to apply for this position please call Paul Blower at Specsavers Recruitment Services on 07507 872675 or email paul.blower@specsavers.com

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