Salary: Up to £60,000 + £10,000 joining bonus + benefits
Working hours: Full Time or Part Time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist
Specsavers in Bodmin are looking for an ambitious and talented Optometrist. Our experienced team use the very latest clinical technology which allows them to improve patient outcomes. At Specsavers in Bodmin we have a clear-sighted vision to transform eye health in our community. As our next Optometrist you will have the opportunity to provide a first class experience to every one of our patients.
Specsavers began more than 35 years ago with the vision of two optometrists, Doug and Mary Perkins, who set out to provide best-value eyecare to everybody. Their passion for optometry has led Specsavers to become the largest privately-owned optical group in the world, delivering high-quality, affordable optical and hearing care in 10 countries. And it continues to shape the lives and experience of thousands of colleagues who are developing their careers with us across the globe. We are proud of how far we’ve come as a business, now we want to see you grow with us too.
What’s on Offer?
- An annual salary package of up to £60,000 (depending on experience)
- A welcome bonus of up to £10,000 (depending on experience)
- Pension contribution
- Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
- Support with CET
- Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT and Physionics eye refract machine
- We are happy to offer a 12 month fixed term employment contract with no notice period following the completion of the 12 months
- Full or part time hours considered
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.
Our Optometrists are an integral part of our store management team, so we’re keen to get you up to speed outside the test room too. With ILM courses, Pre-Reg supervision and the Specsavers Partnership scheme (Pathway) all available to explore. Along with your clinical expertise – this will stand you in good stead if you choose to become a store director yourself one day.
Specsavers in Bodmin has recently had a store refit. We now have 5 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 offer enhanced clinical services including: cataract appointments, glaucoma testing etc. We always aim to be the very best we can be – both clinically 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 sight test to our loyal customers.
Our busy but friendly store is located in the town of Bodmin, which is situated south-west of Bodmin Moor. We are within an hours commute of three city centres; Plymouth, Truro and Exeter. What’s more, we’re only twenty minutes from the surf of Newquay, beaches and country side. Home to Bodmin Jail and the Camel Trail, there is plenty to do in this beautiful area in Cornwall.
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.
Find out more
If you like the sound of this opportunity, get in touch, we’d love to tell you more about it. Contact Catherine Fairbanks on 01566 770229 or firstname.lastname@example.org.