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Optometrist - Independent Practice

Major Recruitment
Hastings, East Sussex
£60,000 - £70,000
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

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Job Role
Independent Practice
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time

Job Details


Hastings, East Sussex
Up to £70,000 basic salary
High-end Independent
35 - 50 minute test times
OCT / Optomap / Specialist services
Full or part time (3 days a week)
Weekend flexibility

Job ID: 120324-3251

We are currently working with a high-end independent Opticians in Hastings, who have a fantastic opportunity to employ a new full or part time Optometrist.

This family run independent company own a small number of practices in the Sussex area and have over 70 years of experience in providing high-quality, professional healthcare services to the community.

As a truly independent opticians, at the heart of their service lies a thorough and unhurried eye examination, where they are committed to offering patients only what is best for their eyes and vision without commercial pressure.

Key Advantages

  • Basic salary of up to £70,000 + professional fees & pension
  • Flexible 35 - 50 minute testing times, depending on patient needs and requirements
  • Offering the latest diagnostic equipment and the latest technological advances in contact lenses
  • Equipment includes OCT, Optomap, Auto-refractor, Auto-phoropter, Trial frame sets, Contact & Non-contact tonometry, Slit Lamp, Thompson test chart alongside a very efficient computerised management system
  • They support patients offering a variety of specialisms including Myopia management, Colorimetry and visual stress, Dry Eye clinics, Glaucoma and Diabetic screening and specialist contact lenses
  • The practice is stylish and has recently completed a new refurb, they have 2 spacious test rooms and an extremely low staff turnover
  • Closed Sundays & Bank Holidays with no late nights as the practice closes at 5:30pm
  • The company are happy to fund any further specialist courses to support clinical development and arrange regular internal and external CET and training

Details and requirements

  • Hours: Monday - Saturday (09:00am - 17:30pm)
  • Closed Sundays & Bank Holidays
  • Can offer flexibility with weekend requirements
  • Full or part time, 3 days a week
  • Eligibility to work in the UK and GOC Registered

Salary and benefits

  • Basic salary of up to £70,000
  • Pension + professional fee
  • 25 days holiday + 8 BH (33 in total)  


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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