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Optometrist - Basildon, Essex

Up to £65,000 with a £10,000 joining bonus 
Closing date
18 Oct 2021

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Multiple Practice
Contract Type
Full Time
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Position: Optometrist
Location: Basildon
Salary: On target earnings of up to £65,000 with a £10,000 joining bonus 
Working hours: Full Time or Part Time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


Specsavers Basildon is relocating to a new, ultra-modern, all on one level premises, and we are looking for an Optometrist to expand our team. The focus at our store, is about helping team members become the very best they can be. Even if you are recently qualified, we will support your growth during this next important phase of your development. We have helped to develop some of the most successful Optometrists in Specsavers. By joining us you will benefit from not only the best support, but also the rewards to match. Our reputation for developing professional team members is second to none.

What’s on Offer?
• The opportunity to earn up to and well beyond £65,000

• A joining bonus of £10,000 if you apply through the Specsavers Recruitment Team (terms apply)
• Generous holiday allowance of 33 days
• GOC fees paid for

• Private health and dental cover
• Pension contribution
• Support with CET
• Exceptional clinical and professional development opportunities including Specsavers Pathway
• Access to cutting-edge clinical technology including OCT
• Every consulting room fitted with the latest NIDEK suite of equipment and OCT viewing stations


We aim to be the very best we can be clinically, commercially 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 professional service to every customer. What we’re looking for We are looking for friendly, enthusiastic individuals with a passion for people and a willingness to build upon our customer-focused culture. We are keen to meet individuals with these attributes and we are open to different levels of experience.

The Directors of Basildon Specsavers have a created a unique supportive environment helping individuals with the above qualities become the very best they can be. Many team members have progressed via Pathway to owning their own Specsavers stores. Joining the Basildon Team is a definite boost to anyone’s career in Optometry.


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.


Find out more

For more information or to apply, please contact Emily Spendiff at Specsavers Recruitment Service on 01566 770 124 or

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