Title:  Optometry Partner - Crayford

Job Family:  Partnership
Category:  Optometry Partner
Contract Type:  Permanent
Full time/part time:  Full Time

Specsavers in Crayford are looking for a highly skilled Optometrist to become their new Optometry Director / Store Partner. If you are looking for an investment for your future and more financial security, an incredible opportunity awaits. You’ll receive an excellent regular salary, alongside attractive benefits and a share in the business’ profits. To help you to succeed, you’ll receive ongoing support from the experienced current Partners that you’ll be joining, along with our leading global brand. You’ll also have access to the very best clinical technology and will receive unrivalled professional development. If you’d like to find out more about this terrific opportunity at Specsavers in Crayford, then read on.


What’s on Offer?

  • 35% shareholding
  • Share in business profits (dividends) 
  • Prominent location in flagship Sainsbury’s store
  • Flexibility – a great work/life balance 
  • Make a difference to your local community
  • Access to the best possible clinical technology including OCT
  • Outstanding opportunities for clinical and personal development
  • Ongoing support from our leading global brand 


About the store


Specsavers in Crayford first opened its doors in February 2022 so still has the look and feel of a brand-new store. It is located in a flagship Sainsbury's store which is the 3rd largest in the country. There are 3 test rooms, one of which offers audiology services 5 days of the week, serving as a spoke store to Tunbridge Wells’ Hub.


A team of 10 dedicated colleagues call this store home including 2 nearly qualified pre-regs, 2 supervisors and 2 part-time optoms. The existing Retail Partner is also a qualified DO and is based in the store full time. They offer enhanced clinical services including cataract pre and post op care, Dry eye clinics and eye pressure monitoring.


Specsavers in Crayford pride themselves in ensuring that every one of their customers receives an excellent patient experience. The high levels of service and patient care have led to numerous positive customer reviews and an excellent local reputation.


Store location

The store is located in the large Sainsburys Superstore where there is plenty of free parking. Crayford has its own greyhound stadium, just round the corner from the store as well as plenty of shops and restaurants in the high street and nearby Tower Retail Park.


There are excellent transport links, with a train station only 10 minutes’ walk from the store where you can catch a train to London in less than 30 minutes and access to the M25 is nearby.


Requirements of the role

Alongside being a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist, you will have the drive, passion and willingness to maintain the customer-focused culture and the high standards of this successful store. As the new Optometry Partner, you’ll be able to provide a unique blend of customer care and professional excellence. You’ll be able to build a rapport with the existing team, demonstrate excellent attention to detail and possess an ability to build strong relationships within the local community.


About Joint Venture Partnership

Joint venture partnership is the secret to our success here at Specsavers, with every store locally owned and led by its directors. Owning, leading and growing your very own business is considered by many to be the pinnacle of your career as an Optometrist. We believe that professional optics should be led by opticians just like you – this is your chance to become the leader you were born to be.


Find out more

If you’d like to find out more about this fantastic opportunity, then get in touch, we’d love to tell you more about it. Contact Alex Caluori on: 07956005717 or email: Alex.caluori@specsavers.com