Optometrist - Kirkcaldy, Fife

7 days left

Competitive plus benefits
16 Jul 2021
12 Aug 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time

Specsavers Kirkcaldy are seeking a qualified Optometrist to join their store.   Since Specsavers began back in 1984, the company has taken pride in the way it works with its Optometrists through their personal and clinical development. We provide some of the best opportunities for career development. We work to the highest clinical standards putting the patient at the forefront of everything we do.


About the Store/Technology:

Kirkcaldy is a coastal town with new housing developments expanding, there are excellent schools and sports facilities in the newly developed leisure centre. There is an up-and-coming café culture and shops within the retail park or High St are easily accessible. It is an easy commute via car, and Kirkcaldy train station sits on the London to Aberdeen line which makes it perfectly accessible for commuters from Edinburgh for example.  If you travel slightly further north, you’ll find yourself in the Falkland hills, surrounded by countryside and stunning St Andrews coastline, so Kirkcaldy has a great deal to offer.


This store is a part of the UK's most trusted optical brand and has enjoyed a strong period of growth recently, so as a result are looking to add and strengthen the existing team of around 36. The store itself has 6 testing rooms after a very recent shop refit.  The store currently use technology you would expect from a market leader. 


The store itself prides itself on working in a relaxed but professional working environment where there is a culture of learning and supporting each other.



As an Optometrist you will have the full opportunity for clinical, professional, and personal development, including, but not limited to: WOPEC accreditations, Vision Aid, College of Optometrist Higher certificates, IP, Senior Optometrist progression and management development all sponsored by the store in order to aid your specific career and personal goals. 


Further to this the store has a very close relationship and links with The Queen Margaret Hospital looking after keratoconic patientsThe store has a real focus on giving back to the local community and to educate where possible the importance of regular eye examinations.



As an Optometrist (full or part time, newly qualified or experienced) you will provide an outstanding clinical service by providing world class eye tests and by maintaining an exceptional standard of customer care to all patients and to work closely with the team to ensure clinics run smoothly. Current testing times are 30 minutes.


What’s on offer? 

  • Extremely Competitive salary
  • Highly progressive store, you can be involved in clinical specialities of your choice
  • Holidays start at 28 days increasing to 32
  • Flexible working hours / full or part time roles available
  • GOC fees paid
  • Pension 
  • Healthcare
  • Dental
  • Potential for bonus scheme


For more information or to apply for this position please call Annon-Lee MacDonald at Specsavers Recruitment Services on 07508 527 389 or email annonlee.macdonald@specsavers.com


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