Specsavers

Optometrist - Saltash, Cornwall

Expiring today

Recruiter
Specsavers
Location
Saltash
Salary
Competitive plus benefits
Posted
15 Sep 2020
Closes
24 Sep 2020
Ref
43164
Job Role
Optometrist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Optometry jobs at Specsavers
Optometrist, Saltash, Cornwall
 

Specsavers in Saltash are looking for a highly-skilled Optometrist. We’re a community-focused store dedicated to ensuring that every one of our customers receives an excellent patient experience. We’re seeking an Optometrist ready to use their passion and knowledge to help us build on our ever-growing and loyal customer base. Join us at Specsavers in Saltash where we deliver the very best in customer care.

 

About us:
Specsavers began more than 35 years ago with the vision of two optometrists, Doug and Mary Perkins, who set out to provide best-value eyecare to everybody. Their passion for optometry has led Specsavers to become the largest privately-owned optical group in the world, delivering high-quality, affordable optical and hearing care in 10 countries. And it continues to shape the lives and experience of thousands of colleagues who are developing their careers with us across the globe. We are proud of how far we’ve come as a business, now we want to see you grow with us too.
 

What’s on Offer?

  • A generous annual salary (depending on experience)
  • A welcome bonus (depending on experience)
  • Financial support with relocation (if you’re moving home to join us)
  • Holiday allowance of 33 days per year
  • Private health and dental cover
  • Pension contribution
  • Death in service
  • GOC & College fees covered 
  • Specsavers Perks
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Support with CET 
  • Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT
     

We are passionate about the clinical development of our team, and as our new Optometrist, we would support you with extra courses and specialisms that interest you. Whatever your ambitions, from WOPEC qualifications and independent prescribing to paediatric accreditations or enhanced optical services, we’ll do everything we can to help you be the best clinician you can be.  


Our Optometrists are an integral part of our store management team, so we’re keen to get you up to speed outside the test room too. With ILM courses, Pre-Reg supervision and the Specsavers Partnership scheme (Pathway) all available to explore. Along with your clinical expertise – this will stand you in good stead if you choose to become a store director yourself one day.

We’re fully equipped with 3 test rooms, the latest clinical technology (including OCT), and a team of 13 – which includes fully trained optical assistants, so everything is in place to let you focus on what you do best. 


We offer enhanced clinical services including: glaucoma testing, diabetic screening and low vision clinics. We always aim to be the very best we can be – both clinically and in terms of customer service. Our experienced, diverse and friendly team are always on hand to offer support and take care of patient’s needs, meaning that as our new Optometrist, you can focus on offering a first-class sight test to our loyal customers.  
 

Our location
We’re located in the riverside town of Saltash, known for its rich culture – perfect for people looking to escape to the country. Not only is the landscape brimming with incredible views, it is within an easy distance of major towns including Plymouth, which is just over the bridge, whilst benefitting from being a short commute from some beautiful areas including many country parks and beaches. We have great transport links including regular buses into the city, and we’re easily commutable being close to the major A38 road and free parking for the store.

 

Platinum employer
Our store is an accredited Platinum Employer – this means you can expect an exceptional employee experience every single day you work here. The Platinum Employer Scheme is part of the Specsavers 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 we’re looking for
You’ll need to be a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist with the drive, passion and the willingness to build upon our customer-focused culture. As part of our team, you’ll need to be able to provide a unique blend of customer care and professional excellence. You’ll need to demonstrate good attention to detail along with a passion for the community. Teamwork also forms a big part of our culture, so the ability to work well with others is essential. 

 

Find out more
If you like the sound of this opportunity, get in touch, we’d love to tell you more about it. Contact Natasha Sully at Specsavers Recruitment Services on 01566 770 120 or email natasha.sully@specsavers.com