Title:  Optometrist - Lymington, Hampshire

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

Position: Optometrist – Experienced and Newly Qualified considered
Location:  Lymington, Hampshire 

Experienced Optometrist Salary: Up to £70,000 + £10k Joining bonus (terms apply) + Benefits.

Salary Newly Qualified: up to £55k depending on experience + £10k Joining bonus (terms apply) + Benefits
Working hours: Full or Part time hours considered (Monday to Friday would be considered)
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist.


Our Directors at Lymington are looking for a talented Optometrist who is looking for a career move, not just a job.  They are very passionate about the industry and lead a clinical and professional environment.  They also have very good connections with the local hospitals, so if you would also like to gain experience at the hospital, they could organise this for you, as well as support you if you wanted to consider being a Partner in the future.  To add to all this one of the Partners Neil is serving as a Senior Assessor with the College of Optometrists and works closely with the GOC giving you a wealth of knowledge to draw from.


The store has an excellent reputation within the local community and has built up a very loyal customer base. Having the right tools for the job in important and that’s why a brand-new OCT machine has recently been installed within the practice to help deliver the best service possible.



Lymington has a perfect mix of country, coast, and cobbled streets. With its wonderful high street, beautiful quay and being surrounded by coast and forest, it’s a great place to live.  The town faces Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, to which there is a car ferry service ready for a beautiful day trip of exploring.


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?

  • A strong profit-based bonus scheme
  • Full or Part Time hours – 1 day and up
  • Monday to Friday hours considered.
  • Sick Pay
  • Your Birthday off
  • Enhanced family leave
  • Health insurance and dental cover
  • Personal Package
  • Pension scheme
  • Professional Fees paid by the store.
  • Tier 2 licence in place


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 an Optometrist who will go the extra mile for our customers and someone who encourages their colleagues to do the same. In summary, we’re looking for a high calibre resident Optometrist to join us and assist in driving this excellent practice forward.


Find out more!

If you like the sound of this opportunity, I’d love to tell you more about it.  Please get in touch at Jakki.Whitehouse@specsavers.com, call me on 01566 788 644 / 07526 507 195 or drop me a WhatsApp message.