Specsavers

Optometrist - Crossgates, Leeds 1

Recruiter
Specsavers
Location
Leeds
Salary
Competitive plus benefits
Posted
13 Oct 2020
Closes
09 Nov 2020
Ref
42725
Job Role
Optometrist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Optometry jobs at Specsavers
Optometrist, Crossgates, Leeds

 

Specsavers in Crossgates are looking for an ambitious and talented 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 Crossgates 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)
  • Holiday allowance of 28 days per year
  • Pension contribution
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Support with CET 
  • GOC & College fees paid
  • 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 8 test rooms, the latest clinical technology (including OCT), and a team of around 44 – 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: MECS, cataract, IOP refinement, OHTMS etc. 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 within the Crossgates Shopping Centre which features over 60 shops, cafes and restaurants. Being within a busy shopping centre there’s never a dull moment in this store! We’re easily accessible via train from Leeds City Centre, and there’s plenty of parking, making your commute to work easy.


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
Alongside being a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist, we are searching for someone who shares our store’s ethos. Someone who wants to grow, develop and offer exceptional customer care along the way. We want a practitioner who prides themselves on their clinical judgment, that isn’t afraid of a hands-on approach and who is keen to get involved and build rapport with the rest of the team. In summary, we’re looking for a skilled resident Optometrist to join us, be part of the team and assist in driving our practice forward.

 

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 on 01566 770120 or natasha.sully@specsavers.com.

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