Title:  Optometrist - Frome, Somerset 1

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

Position: Lead Optometrist
Location: Frome
Salary: Up to £60,000 + benefits + £10,000 Joining Bonus (terms apply) 
Working hours: Full Time or Part Time hours considered 
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist

 

We are looking for a Lead Optometrist to join our team in Frome!

 

Frome is the perfect example of a quintessential English town, with cobbled streets, nearly 400 listed buildings and bustling with independent shops, café’s and restaurants. Known for it’s community spirit, arts, entertainment, and rich market town history, there will always be plenty to see and do.

 

Our Directors, Martyn and Richard, run the store just like a family independent. Being top in the region for customer service, they pride themselves on treating people well and having a happy team. This is shown by many of their team having been with them for over 15 years!

 

Your happiness is important, and our Directors are dedicated to putting your professional development first. That’s why they make the commitment to support you through a further qualification each year and they also run their own in-house CET events, giving you the perfect foundations to be the best Optometrist you can be.

 

About Specsavers:
Specsavers began 40 years ago with the vision of two optometrists, Doug, and Mary Perkins, who set out to provide best-value eyecare to everybody. Their passion for optometry has led Specsavers to become the largest privately-owned optical group in the world, delivering high-quality, affordable optical and hearing care. And it continues to shape the lives and experience of thousands of colleagues who are developing their careers with us across the globe. We are proud of how far we’ve come as a business, now we want to see you grow with us too.

 

What’s on Offer?

  • An annual salary of up to £60,000 (depending on experience)
  • £10,000 Joining Bonus paid after successful completion of probation (terms apply)
  • 12 month contract considered – please ask for more information
  • Holiday allowance of 33 days per year.
  • Private health and dental cover
  • Pension contribution
  • Support with CPD
  • Access to the latest clinical technology
  • Fully flexible on working hours and weekends
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities- happy to support with ILM/pathway for Directorship.

  • GOC fees paid for

  • Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT

  • Specsavers Enhanced Perks - Perks is our discounted benefits scheme.

  • Subscription to the “Headspace” App

  • WeCare – UK confidential employee helpline


With a focus on flexibility, we are open to full-time and part-time applicants and will consider any working pattern to suit you. So, whether you need condensed hours, alternate weekends or early finishes, we’re open to making it work – but let’s talk about that later.

 

What we’re looking for

Alongside being a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist, we are searching for someone who shares our store’s ethos. Someone who wants to grow, develop and offer exceptional customer care along the way. We want a practitioner who prides themselves on their clinical judgment, that isn’t afraid of a hands-on approach and who is keen to get involved and build rapport with the rest of the team. In summary, we’re looking for a skilled resident Optometrist to join us, be part of the team and assist in driving our practice forward.

 

Any Questions?
 

For more information or to have a confidential chat, please connect with Leah in the recruitment team on 07956 698152   or Leah.Khalfan@specsavers.com

 

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