Lead Optometrist - Peterhead, Aberdeenshire

Up to £55,000 + 10k joining bonus
16 Jul 2021
12 Aug 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time


Specsavers in Peterhead are looking for an experienced Lead Optometrist. Our experienced team use the very latest clinical technology which allows them to improve patient outcomes. At Specsavers in Peterhead, we have a clear-sighted vision to transform eye health in our community. As our next Lead Optometrist, you will have the opportunity to provide a first-class experience to every one of our patient whist providing support to less experienced team members.   This is a great opportunity should you be looking to move into a leadership role.  


Peterhead is well known for its large busy port and only 30 miles from Aberdeen which hosts excellent air, ferry and train links.



What’s on Offer?

  • An amazing annual salary
  • £10,000 welcome bonus 
  • Performance based bonus
  • 12-month fixed term contract or permanent post
  • Pension contribution
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Support with CET
  • Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT
  • Free parking
  • Phoropters in all rooms



Specsavers in Peterhead are currently undergoing a store refit. We will have 3 fully equipped test rooms, all fitted with latest clinical technology – meaning you have everything you need to perform sight tests to the highest possible standards.


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. 


Platinum Store

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 Annon-Lee MacDonald on 07508527389 or annonlee.macdonald@specsavers.com



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