Title:  Lead Optometrist - Birkenhead, Merseyside

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





Position: Lead Optometrist
Location: Birkenhead, Merseyside
Salary: Salary up to £65,000 + £10,000 joining bonus (terms apply) (depending on experience) 
Working hours: Full Time or Part Time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist



A rare opportunity is now available for a Lead Optometrist to join Specsavers in Birkenhead, just 4 miles west of Liverpool.  We are looking for a Lead Optometrist, where alongside testing you'll take on additional responsibilities.  You will have an input into the making of key business decisions within the practice whilst keeping up to date with the latest trends in Optometry to ensure the practice maintains it’s reputation for being at the forefront of clinical care, keeping our close-knit Team informed, mentored, and developed.  Be part of our continued success at one of the leading opticians in this fantastic area.


We recognise that our people are the key to our success. That’s why, at Specsavers we do everything we can to ensure our team get the best from us too – from market-leading training, access to cutting-edge technology and a personal development plan built around you. Become our next Optometrist at Specsavers in Birkenhead – a highly successful store with a great reputation for staff progression and unparalleled support.



What’s on Offer?
•    An annual salary of up to £65,000 (depending on experience)
•    A welcome bonus of up to £10,000 (depending on experience)
•    A strong performance-based bonus scheme 
•    Holiday allowance of 33 days per year 
•    Benefits including private health, dental cover and pension
•    Full support from a very cohesive team and fully engaged Partners
•    Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT and medical grade equipment
•    Professional fees paid and personal development actively encouraged


Our Optometrists are an integral part of our store management team, so we’re keen to get you up to speed outside the test room too. With ILM courses, Pre-Reg supervision and the Specsavers Partnership scheme (Pathway) all available to explore. Along with your clinical expertise – this will stand you in good stead if you choose to become a store director yourself one day.



What we’re looking for
Alongside being a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist, the right person for this position will be confident, possess a strong worth ethic and a willingness to succeed. You’ll be passionate about your job and enjoy a fast-paced environment. We are looking for a Lead Optometrist who will go the extra mile for our team and our customers and you’ll be someone who encourages their colleagues to do the same. In summary, our Birkenhead partners are looking for a high calibre resident Optometrist to join us and assist in driving this excellent practice forward.



Our location
A short 8 minute drive from the centre of Liverpool and you enter the beautiful location of Birkenhead. Filled with countryside views along with coastline beaches, this town has a great mix of both city and outdoor lifestyle. Situated in the North Eastern part of the Wirral and offers many things to visit and explore and is serviced by excellent road and rail links. 
The Stena Line ferry from Belfast to Liverpool offers a direct link from Northern Ireland to the heart of England on the Stena Edda and the Stena Embla. The crossing time is approximately 8 hours with a choice of both day and night sailings.



Find out more

If you like the sound of this opportunity, get in touch, we’d love to tell you more about it. Contact Luke Taylor on 07375968147 or reach out via email to luke.taylor1@specsavers.com


Need to talk out of hours?  No problem at all.  Send me at WhatsApp with a convenient time and I’ll be happy to talk, confidentially, about this great opportunity.