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Optometrist - Stanway Sainsbury's, Essex

Up to 65,000 + performance related bonus + benefits + free parking
Closing date
9 May 2024

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Job Role
Multiple Practice
Contract Type
Part Time

Position: Optometrist

Location: Stanway Sainsburys, Essex

Salary: Up to 65,000 + performance related bonus + benefits + free parking

Hours: Full time or Part time

Experience: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist

We're looking for an Optometrist, with vision and purpose, to join Specsavers in Stanway. We are expanding our team; Become part of something brilliant.

Specsavers in Stanway will provide you with a friendly, supportive working environment; we want you to enjoy coming to work every day.

What youll be doing day to day

  • Using your passion for your patients and your profession, deliver a memorable customer journey
  • Bringing your vibrant personality into the day to day running of the practice setting high standards to ensure everything runs professionally, upholding the highest possible standard of clinical care, selecting the best products for each customer
  • Build trusted, longstanding relationships not only with colleagues and customers but with healthcare professionals in the local community
  • Listening to our customers providing the right, up to date information at all times

Whats on Offer?

  • Basic salary of up to 65,000 (depending on experience)
  • Flexible working options and benefits
  • A strong performance-based bonus scheme
  • Holiday allowance of 33 days per year
  • Private health and dental cover
  • Pension contribution
  • Professional fees covered by the store
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities, including ILM and Pathway
  • Clinical advancement opportunities e.g. Independent Prescribing, Professional Certificate in Glaucoma or Professional Certificate in Medical Retina
  • Support with CPD
  • Access to the very latest technology, including OCT
  • Free parking
  • Pathway mentor in store
  • WeCare-WeCare looks after your wellbeing with a 24/7 UK-based online GP, mental health counselling, a get fit programme, legal and financial guidance, plus much more. Using your phone, tablet or desktop, you and your family have 24/7 access to thousands of experts, all from the comfort of your own home.
  • Annual subscription to the Headspace app

Our Leadership Team

We have 5 Optometry Directors within the store, collectively providing 75 years of optometry experience. We are very proud of our Pre-Reg programme and have enjoyed many years of success; our Principal Optometrist has 15 years experience.

What were looking for

Alongside being a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist, we are searching for someone who shares our stores ethos. Someone who wants to grow, develop and offer exceptional customer care along the way. We want a practitioner who prides themselves on their clinical judgment, that isnt afraid of a hands-on approach and who is keen to get involved and build rapport with the rest of the team. In summary, were looking for a skilled resident Optometrist to join us, be part of the team and assist in driving our practice forward.

Your career development will be mapped and documented, targeting your career aspirations, and aligned to your clinical development. Your growth will become our store legacy and an inspiration to our Pre-Reg Optometrists of the future.

We can offer a number of flexible working options including part time and condensed hours to suit our colleagues. What's not to love about this opportunity?

About Colchester

Having once been Britain's First City and the former capital of Roman Britain Colchesters rich history dates back over 2000 years.

In 2022 Colchester was gifted modern city status as part of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations. As well as being steeped in history, Colchester is also a thriving, modern destination with first class visitor attractions as well as fantastic places to eat, drink and shop, and of course, work.


Colchester is in the East of England within the county of Essex. Situated close to the coast in East Anglia it is on the border with Suffolk and around 50 miles North-East of London.

Colchester can be reached from London in under an hour by train from Liverpool Street Station, or by taking the A12 if driving. It is close to both London Stanstead and London Southend Airports as well as Harwich International Port for Ferry Travel.

Find out more

For more information or to apply, please contact Connie Fazackerley at Specsavers Recruitment Service on07526508358


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