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Optometrist - Stanley, County Durham 6 month FTC 70k

Up to £70,000 + £5,000 joining bonus + benefits
Closing date
29 Nov 2021

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Position: Optometrist (6 month Fixed Term Contract)
Location: Stanley 
Salary: Up to £70,000 + £5,000 joining bonus + benefits
Working hours: Full Time or Part Time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


Specsavers in Stanley are offering an incredible opportunity to join their store on a 6 month fixed term basis, with financial assistance for those looking to commute/relocate.  


Based in the ex-mining town of Stanley, it is an easy commute from Newcastle or Durham and only 30 minutes from the coast or the countryside. There is plenty to keep you busy both during and out of working hours; work life balance is something the directors understand, so flexibility is key to making their stores work with happy employees.  You may be commuting from another location, so condensed hours may allow you more flexiblity.  


What’s on Offer?

  • A 6 month fixed term contract
  • A basic salary of £70,000
  • £5,000 Welcome Bonus
  • Full-Time or Part-Time working available, with flexibility 
  • Support CET
  • Access to the latest technology such as phoropter heads and OCT
  • There is the opportunity for cross store working, or you can be based in Stanley or Chester-le-Street


Meet the Directors:
Jill Thompson has been the opthalmic director since the store opened 16 years ago. Jill moved from Nottingham as a locum to enjoy the benefits of living only 30 minutes from coast, city or countryside, and to become the director of her own store.

Ross McLachlan started his optical career as a Saturday lad during his time at uni. Having heard about the support offered to become a director, he worked his way toward his goal through management progression buying into the store 14 years ago. Ross is now the lead director for Specsavers in the region, working hard with the group in the area alongside directing 2 stores.


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.


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. 



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


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