competitive + benefits
07 Feb 2024
29 Feb 2024
Full Time

Job description

We are searching for a qualified Optometrist to join our friendly practice team in both our Southampton and Totton branches. This is a full time position consisting of 5 days a week which may include weekend working.

A bit about us

Leightons is a retail opticians and audiology business, founded in 1928. We are proudly independent, family-owned and family run and believe our people are the key to success and longevity. Leightons have grown to have 35 stores, all special and unique 25 fully owned, 7 franchised, 2 co-owned and 1 business operating under its own name.

The role

Our Optometrists are an integral part of our team, providing our customers with top tier treatment removing the inconvenience from eye examinations, evolving it into an informative, consultative and pleasant experience. Core responsibilities will include;

Perform sight tests, offering the best clinical and technical advice
Provide visual field and retinal imaging assessments
Consult with patients regarding their eye health, providing expert guidance on preventative measures alongside ways they can maintain their current condition
Assist the branch manager in tracking and monitoring branch performance
Ensure all equipment is correctly maintained and fit for purpose


This is an ideal position for a qualified Optometrist whos searching for a business who prioritise quality and customer satisfaction over quantity and sales targets. Optometrists of all experience levels will be considered. Our Southampton and Totton branches have the very best technology to provide our patients with the very best service.

Mandatory requirements:

Qualified Optometrist
Fully Registered with the GOC


Staff Discount
Bonus Scheme
Access to Leightons Learning Academy
Private Medical Insurance
Life Cover 2 x Salary or 4 x Salary if in the Pension Scheme
Professional Indemnity Insurance
Competitive location based salary

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment and creating a workplace culture in which diversity and inclusion is valued and everyone is treated with dignity and respect. As part of our zero-tolerance approach to discrimination in any form, you and any job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation (Protected Characteristics).