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Optometrist - High-end Independent Practice

Major Recruitment
Exeter, Devon
£70,000 + exclusive benefits package
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Job Role
Independent Practice
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time

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Exeter, Devon
High-end Independent
£70,000 + exclusive benefits package
30 - 45 minute test times / Parking permits
Weekend flexibility, 1 in 4 Saturdays
Full & part time / Half day Saturdays
Specialist services / Duo-Scan OCT

Job ID: 300424-3281

Major Healthcare is supporting one of Devon’s elite high-end independent opticians who've won a number of awards for their bespoke, innovative eye care services.

We are looking to speak with Optometrists who are keen to join a team of optical professionals offering the highest standards of private eyecare. The company are open to speak with individuals interested in full or part time and alongside a market leading salary offer a uniquely exclusive benefits package.

This is a fantastic and very unique opportunity for an Optometrist to join an optical company that's extremely well invested, superbly equipped and has an established and very experienced team working together within a beautifully looking practice.

Key Advantages

  • Basic salary of up to £70,000 + exclusive benefits package
  • 30 – 45 minutes testing times, offering the ability to gain a greater understanding of patients concerns, needs and lifestyles
  • Their spacious rooms are equipped with modern and hi-tech equipment, and they use the latest innovative designs in spectacle lens technology and frame design
  • Equipment includes – Topcon OCT, Nidec Duo-Scan OCT, Auto & Manual Phoropters, Video Slit Lamps, Humphrey FDT Perimeter, Humphrey VFA, iCare Tonometer, Nidec Digital Test Chart, Trial Frame sets, alongside a very efficient computerised management system
  • The company run a variety of specialist services and clinics including – Dry eye clinics, Diabetic screening, Glaucoma & Cataract monitoring, Paediatrics eyecare, Hear care services and Specialist contact lenses
  • You'll only be required to work 1 in 4 Saturdays and only half a day, as they open till 12:30pm, they're also happy to consider full & part time interest and close Sundays and Bank Holidays, offering you a much better work life balance
  • 2 very spacious test rooms, within a boutique, high-end setting and a spacious and beautifully presented working environment
  • The business offer staff parking permits saving you money, time and stress in the mornings and evenings
  • Working with a wide range of designer and fashionable glasses with the ability to handpick the best frames and lenses for customers without having to be restricted to any one supplier
  • As their staff turnover is extremely low, you will be part of an experienced, friendly, close-knit team of optical professionals who have worked together for years and are all passionate about optometry
  • They are happy to financially invest in individuals interested in any areas of clinical or professional personal development and offer internal and external clinical and specialist training

Details and requirements

  • Opening hours: Monday – Friday (09:00am - 17:00pm) Saturday (09:00am – 12:30pm)
  • Only required to work 1 in 4 Saturdays
  • Closed Sundays & Bank Holidays
  • Full or part time position considered
  • Eligibility to work in the UK and GOC Registered

Salary and benefits

  • Basic salary of up to £70,000 + commission scheme
  • Pension + Professional fees
  • 25 days holiday + 8 BH (33 in total)
  • Private Health care + Parking permits
  • Cycle to work scheme / Company events / Referral program / Store discounts / Wellness program
  • Financial Flexibility Fund / Professional Advancement Through Training Academy / Giftbox Savings & Vouchers Platform


If you would like to enquire about this role and/or to have a confidential chat, please do not hesitate to email, call, text or send your CV to the contact details below.

Email: Call/Text: 07881287964


Major Healthcare - Optical & Audiology Recruitment

We help Optical & Audiology professionals of all varieties find their perfect opportunity, whether that be within an independent, multiple, franchise, private eye hospital or domiciliary company.

Our efficient, discreet and confidential service is perfect for an individual actively seeking a position, or like the vast proportion of people we speak to, someone who is open minded to considering their options.

We have years of experience working within the sectors and so you will feel like you are speaking to someone who genuinely speaks your language and truly understands where you are coming from.

After a brief conversation we can help advise on current opportunities within your sector and also discuss where you might be better suited based on the criteria you set out to us. 

We truly love what we do, so do not hesitate to call us for a structured, non-time consuming and confidential conversation where we will do all we can to help on 07881287964.

Don’t just take our word for it…..

“Great guy. Listens to your needs. Quick and fast communication. Couldn’t praise you enough. Keep up the great work”

“Great and fast communication and always helpful. Appreciate the work, a great job. Always organized and professional. Thanks again”.

“During my Pre-Reg the team contacted me to see if I was interested in other opportunities. He was professional and great at listening to what I required from a job. He quickly found me a role that was well suited to me at an independent store. I am now thoroughly enjoying a new job”.

“After working for a Multiple for 13 years, they found the perfect next step for me! Professional throughout keeping me updated with every step. The process was very easy and stress free. Thank you”!

“At the end of my pre-registration year as an Optometrist, the team contacted me to enquire if I was interested in a few opportunities they could introduce me to. I found them very personable and before I knew it, I had an interview and then a job! They worked well negotiating on behalf of myself and the employer and I couldn't thank them enough”.

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