Specsavers

Optometrist - Stafford, Staffordshire

Recruiter
Specsavers
Location
Stafford
Salary
Competitive plus benefits
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
11 Oct 2019
Job Role
Optometrist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Optometrist - Stafford, Staffordshire Role summary

We are looking for a newly qualified or experienced Optometrist to help drive our business forward at Specsavers in Stafford, Staffordshire. You will be joining an established team in a friendly store that continues to grow, year on year.

Us and you
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.

You will be a relaxed, yet driven individual that is keen to develop both your career and the store by potentially supervising a pre-reg and getting involved in enhanced optical services.

The Area
Stafford, the county town of Staffordshire, at the heart of the West Midlands in England. Despite the similarities found in many towns, Stafford does retain a unique identity. The mixture of modern and old architecture throughout the town is something that should be valued.

The Practice
This is an established practice with a diverse, experienced team in place that work alongside our Optometrists to offer a first-class experience to our loyal customer base. The store currently features 4 test rooms and offers state of the art equipment for you to be able to do what you do best. What’s more, this forward thinking business has an upcoming refit and plans to add an OCT machine. Currently we have a team of 24 members of staff which is set to grow with our business so we can continue to develop our practice and the services we offer; this really is an exciting time to join the team!

Progression

Our Stafford store is one of our leading stores for clinical development, having been one of our first stores involved with referrals. They continue to give very strong support for clinical development and the directors will help you to grow and succeed. The store are also able to offer professional development via ILM management courses and our JVP pathway to help you become the director of your own store! If that’s not enough, the directors are also keen to support your development through the independent prescribing course. Let us know how you want to progress and we’ll help you achieve it.

The Package
In return for your professional expertise, we are offering:

  • A very impressive salary package
  • A bonus scheme to reward you for great performance
  • Part time or full time working hours
  • 5 week annual holiday entitlement
  • Specsavers Medical/Dental package
  • GOC and College fees covered
  • Death in Service
  • Progression including all clinical enhancement courses including WOPEC, JVP directorship pathway and ILM management courses are all supported

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.

This vacancy will close once we have filled all available assessment places. We therefore highly recommend early applications.

For more information on this position or to apply please contact George Coleing at Specsavers Recruitment Services on 01566 770 223 or email george.coleing@specsavers.com.

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