Optometrist - Keynsham, Bristol

Bristol (City Centre)
Competitive plus benefits
19 Aug 2019
16 Sep 2019
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Optometrist - Keynsham, Bristol Role summary

Be part of a big-name brand that thinks about the little things….

At our Keynsham store you’ll soon see why over almost 30 years Specsavers has become the number one provider of professional eyecare in the UK.

Key Information

  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Very generous bonus scheme based on sales per clinic and 3 way handover
  • Private medical and dental cover through Jelf
  • Professional fees paid
  • 25 minute testing, approximately 15 tests a day
  • Choice of Automatic Phoropter or Trial frames
  • Choice of long form or short form room
  • Fantastic progression opportunities including:

- Management courses


- Pathway

- Clinical progression through Enhanced Optical Services

The opportunity in more detail:

As an Optometrist in our Keynsham store you’ll be focused on making sure our customers get an expert eye examination (or contact lens service), complete with clear information, sound advice and a friendly, professional approach. You’ll work to the highest clinical standards, ensuring we comply with NHS guidelines and help to build a loyal customer base. The store is currently running between 3-4 clinics a day and also run Post Cataracs and Glaucoma clinics. You’ll complete an average of 15 tests a day at 25 minutes and will have a choice in your working environment, whether it is phoropter or trial frames, short form or long form room, there is plenty of choice across our 5 testing rooms


As a professional, you’ll be an expert at putting people at ease. You can talk customers through the eye examination process and explain their options in a clear, easy to understand way. What’s more, you’re organised and passionate about what you do – which means you keep accurate records and always have up-to-date knowledge of the latest developments in your field. You’ll have the support of our 5 strong Optometrist team (including our Ophthalmic Director) and our store team of 27.

The working environment:

Keynsham is situated conveniently between the bustling cities of Bristol and Bath and is easily accessible by both rail and car; with just a short 15 minute drive either way or 10 minute train journey.  This well established store is located in the town centre of this thriving community and thanks to a complete shop refit last year the store benefits from a modern working environment. The store is spread out across 2 floors and features 2 short form testing rooms and 3 long form rooms, equipped with a mixture of phoropters and trial frames.

For more information or to apply, please contact Connor Willingham at Specsavers Recruitment Services on 01566 771 881 or email connor.willingham@specsavers.com.  

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