Optometrist - Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Optometrist - Chesterfield, Derbyshire Role summaryTake the next step forward with this amazing Optometrist opportunity with Specsavers Chesterfield. 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. The store & the teamOn the back of continued growth, we’re seeking a forward-thinking Optometrist to join our team in Chesterfield. The store has been open for 25 years since 1994 and is very well established. We’re a large store with 10 test rooms and a team of 76 staff members including 10 Optometrists. Not only is the store well established but so is our team! We have some members of our team that have worked at Specsavers Chesterfield for over 15 years! In addition, our Optometrist team alone have a collective 109 years service in this store. You’ll therefore be surrounded by a wealth of knowledge to help you succeed! The store is very customer focused and customer service and clinical excellence is at the heart of everything we do. Our colleagues would describe the team as ‘like a family, always looking out for each other and ensuring our customer receive the best service.’ As such, we have a really loyal customer base who are a real mix of all ages. We also have an OCT machine so that we can provide an even more thorough examination. Your career as an Optometrist We recognise that everyone has different career goals and is at different stages of their career so we’ve ensured that we have everything in place to help you no matter what your aim. Within our team of 10 Optometrists we have a pre-reg just setting out on their optical journey and a pre-reg that has just sat their exams. Our more experienced Optometrists are also busy behind the scenes with one currently doing the Independent Prescribing course, one working towards a Higher Certificate in Glaucoma and we have three Accredited WOPEC Assessors. We are really passionate about Enhanced Optical Services and have strong links with the local hospital and CCG. We are instrumental in developing new pathways for patient care and our Optometrist team are always at the cutting edge of new developments in patient care. The progress opportunities don’t stop there! A total of 10 Specsavers partners started their career at Specsavers Chesterfield! Specsavers Chesterfield as an employerThis 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. What to do now?For more information please contact Sophie Ayland at Specsavers Recruitment Services on 01566 770 129 or email email@example.com. This vacancy will close once we have filled all available assessment places. We therefore highly recommend early applications.