Optometrist - Greenock PT

Competitive plus benefits
08 Jun 2021
14 Jun 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Part Time

Specsavers Greenock are seeking a qualified Part-Time Optometrist to join their store.  The opening is to replace an Optometrist who has secured a partner in development role within Specsavers, a true success story for a Greenock employee!   


This long-established optometrist practice is based in the historic town of Greenock which rests in the beautiful area of Inverclyde by the Firth of Clyde. Greenock is 25 miles outside of Glasgow and only 14 miles from Glasgow airport, so this is an ideal location for people wanting to escape the city with only a short commute and with traffic going in the opposite direction!  


Specsavers Greenock recently expanded in the last few months and now currently employ 37 staff members, 4 of which are Dispensing Opticians and 6 are qualified Optometrists.   Having been established for almost 28 years, the store has a very loyal customer base with an independent feel and the atmosphere is always vibrant and friendly.  On top of this, the store also plays an active part in the local community by holding regular events to raise money for causes such as the local hospice. It is hardly surprising the store won Inverclyde business of the year 2018!


The position of Optometrist comes with a generous salary and the following benefits:

  • Team bonus
  • Professional fees paid
  • Personal development plan / courses ambitions
  • Flexible working
  • Free parking
  • Easy commute from Glasgow
  • Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT
  • Social events
  • Saturday finish at 4.30pm
  • Pension/Death in Service
  • Plus, much more Specsavers Perks….


We are passionate about the clinical development of our team, and as our new Optometrist, we would to 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. 


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 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.


If you’re interested in having an initial chat about the role, please get in touch with our Recruitment Team Annon-Lee MacDonald 07508 527 389