Optometrist - Merthyr Tydfil

Merthyr Tydfil
up to £53,000 depending on experience.
26 Mar 2021
22 Apr 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time

Specsavers in Merthyr Tydfil are looking for a new Optometrist. On the back of practice relocation in March 2020 and on-going growth we are seeking an ambitious and talented Optometrist to join our dynamic team. Be part of the continued success at one of the leading opticians in this beautiful area. 


What’s on Offer?

  • An annual salary of up to £53,000 depending on experience.
  • Holiday allowance of 33 days per year including bank holidays.
  • Medical and dental insurance.
  • Pension contribution.
  • Paid car parking.
  • Part time or flexible working options.
  • Newly equipped test rooms with technology such as OCT.
  • Funded professional development opportunities including College of Optometrists additional qualifications.
  • The support of an experienced optometrist team.
  • Protected time and funding for CET and additional qualifications.
  • Opportunity to be a pre reg supervisor.
  • Opportunity to be involved in enhanced service delivery.

Clinical services

As well as routine sight tests and contact lens appointments the practice is part of the WECS (Welsh Eye Care Service) providing acute eyecare, referral refinement services and post op care.  They also are part of a shared care glaucoma service that works closely with the HES locally to care for patients in the community. The practice also provides an Independent Prescribing Optometry Service where patients are referred by other opticians and NHS primary care providers for assessment and treatment by an Independent Prescribing Optometrist instead of attending Eye Casualty. We are ideally seeking and optometrist who has an interest in expanding their clinical knowledge so they can become part of the team that provides these services.


Other development

Our Optometrists are an integral part of our store team, so we’re keen to get you up to speed outside the test room too.  We can provide Institute of Leadership and Management courses, and the Specsavers Partnership scheme (Pathway) as part of a tailored personal development plan.
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, the right person for this position will be confident, possess a strong worth ethic and a willingness to succeed. You’ll be passionate about your job and enjoy a fast-paced yet clinically focused environment. We are looking for an Optometrist who will go the extra mile for our customers and someone who encourages their colleagues to do the same. In summary, we’re looking for a high calibre resident Optometrist to join us and assist in driving this excellent 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 Ciara Mullaly on +447508 527405 or ciara.mullaly@specsavers.com


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