Title:  Optometrist - Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

Job Family:  Clinical
Category:  Optometrist
Contract Type:  Permanent
Full time/part time:  Full time or Part time

Position: Optometrist
Location: Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Salary: Package up to £55,000 depending experience. Fixed term contract available
Working hours: Full or part-time working patterns available. No late nights and flexible weekend working
Experience level: Open to both newly qualified and experienced Optometrists who are registered with the GOC


Looking for a new city to call home?


Consider Aberdeen, a beautiful and thriving city on the northeast coast of Scotland.


Specsavers Aberdeen is seeking another Optometrist to join their existing loyal and committed team. If you’re looking for an employer who provides clinical freedom and training, then Specsavers Aberdeen is the store for you!


They will be celebrating their 35th birthday this year and are one of the largest Specsavers stores in Scotland, employing up to 70 colleagues. It also boasts 9 test rooms spanning over 6 floors. Each room has state of the art equipment, x2 OCT in practice and there is a designated Domiciliary and Hearcare hub. 


Developing their team is at the heart of what they do, and because they have strong links with Aberdeen Royal Infirmary thanks to being a member of the Local Eye Health Network, you’ll have all of the clinical freedom and funded extensive training to choose from including IP and Pathway.


Aberdeen is a large thriving beautiful city that has great connections to the central belt, with Glasgow and Edinburgh only a few hours away by road or rail. 


What's on offer:


  • Package worth up to £55,000 depending on experience
  • Fixed term contract available
  • Lucrative monthly bonus scheme 
  • Supervisor bonus in place if supervising a pre-reg student
  • Monetary incentive if IP qualified
  • Full and part-time working patterns available giving good work life balance
  • No late night working
  • Flexible weekend working
  • 28 days holiday increasing after 1 year of service
  • Your birthday off
  • 1 hour lunch
  • Guaranteed administration time
  • Private medical and dental plan 
  • Professional fees paid
  • Pension contribution
  • Free parking close by and also excellent public transport links
  • Exceptional clinical and professional development opportunities such as pathway to become a director yourself one day
  • Professional and supportive team of over 70 colleagues
  • 4 Dispensing Opticians and a Contact Lens Optician in practice
  • Support with CET
  • Access to cutting edge technology

Become our new Optometrist at Specsavers in Aberdeen– a highly successful store with a great reputation for staff progression and the very highest standards of customer care.    


Platinum employer


Our store is an accredited Platinum Employer – this means you can expect an exceptional employee experience every single day you work here. The Platinum Employer Scheme is part of the Specsavers drive to become a famous place to work. Stores with this accreditation have been verified on five key employer standards: Recruitment, Performance Management and Reward, Talent Management, Learning and Development and Employee Engagement.

What we’re looking for…

You will be a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist with the drive, passion and the willingness to build upon our customer-focused culture. As part of our team, you will be able to provide a unique blend of customer care and professional excellence; demonstrating good attention to detail along with a passion for the community. Teamwork also forms a big part of our culture, so the ability to work well with others is essential. 


Interested? To find out more contact Emma Johnston: emma.johnston@specsavers.com 07957 112820