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Domiciliary Optometrist

Our work in the community, supporting those who are unable to come into our stores, is something we’re extremely proud of and firmly committed to. Our domiciliary optometrists embody that commitment.

Key information

We’re passionate about delivering the Specsavers brand locally, with the same quality and affordable products, ensuring that these special customers and their families are able to make the right choices for the right reasons, in the comfort of their own homes.

Greater variety

The domiciliary customer base is quite varied, so it is likely that you will be seeing more pathology than store based optometrists, thus utilising your skill set to a greater degree.

Greater support

Although you’ll spend most of your time out and about, you’ll still enjoy the support of a knowledgeable and well-trained team - not to mention all the equipment you need to excel in the role.

Closer to customers

When a patient lets you into their home, they let you into their life. Gaining a patients confidence and trust plays an even greater part of a domiciliary optometrist’s role than for their store-based colleagues.

Closer to the community

Because you spend much of your time out and about, it stands to reason that you’ll become a more integral part of the community, and be better placed to promote enhanced services for the people who live in it, such as local shared care schemes.

Application process

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Step

1

Optometry roles - simply call Specsavers Recruitment on 01566 771888 or apply online for the position

Graduate pre reg - apply online only

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Step

2

Optometry roles - if you applied through the website, you will get an initial telephone call from Specsavers Recruitment (if you called direct, then skip to step 3)

Graduate pre reg - if you match our criteria, you will be invited to attend an assessment centre

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Step

3

Optometry roles - if you're shortlisted, the next stage is an interview based at a store (or a field based interview for domiciliary roles

Graduate pre reg - if successful at assessment you will be matched to a summer placement in one of our stores and considered for further pre reg opportunities

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Step

4

Optometry roles - if you're successful at interview, we could make you an offer or ask you to do a trial session to see how well you'd fit in

Graduate pre reg - if your summer placement is a success you could be offered a pre reg in that store or in our network of UK stores

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5

Optometry roles - at this point we'll make our final decisions and begin to offer roles to the people who really stood out

Graduate pre reg - you could be offered further interviews or trial sessions in stores, with a view to being offered a Specsavers Pre Reg contract

Training and development

Becoming a Partner

If you aspire to run your own business, our internal development programme, Pathway, can help you develop the commercial and leadership skills you need to join our growing family of successful Joint Venture Partners.

Continuous learning

Throughout your time at Specsavers, we’ll give you all the on-the-job training you need to excel in your current role and prepare for the next steps on your chosen career path.

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