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Key information

  • Location: South East
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Job Family: Optometry Opportunities
  • Job category: Optometrist
  • Full or part-time: Full time
  • Apply by: 01/02/2019
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Optometrist - Bitterne, Southampton

Role summary

Specsavers has been going from strength to strength, ever since the business started back in 1984. We strive for the highest clinical standards – and believe that the customer should be at the heart of everything we do. We also recognise that our people are critical to our past and future success – so we do everything we can to make sure they get the experience and career they’re looking for: from outstanding training and a personal development plan, to excellent benefits and unstinting support. The business has nearly 1,500 stores across 12 countries – and is still growing. We want you to be part of this outstanding success story.

We are so good at what we do that due to expansion of our practice, a rare opportunity has just become available to work within one of our stores in the sort-after location of Bitterne, Southampton. This position will appeal if you’re looking for a position that is easily commutable from Southampton city centre and offers a close-knit store environment with all the major benefits of working for one of the UK’s most trusted opticians.

Due to expansion, we are looking for a new member of our team – you will passionate about what you do and keen to progress your career further; to do this, we will offer you the best progression and development including clinical and commercial development such as clinical specialist courses or management/JVP pathway.

We are keen to build a bespoke package as we appreciate that everyone’s needs are different, but in return for your professional expertise and commitment, we offer the following:

  • Competitive basic salary – packages of £60K plus including bonus
  • Dental/medical package
  • Pension scheme
  • 5 weeks holiday entitlement
  • GOC fees paid
  • Death in service package
  • Annual salary reviews and personal development plan
  • Free parking

For more information or to apply, please contact Charlotte Behennah at Specsavers Recruitment Services on 01566 771899 or

This vacancy will close once we have filled all available assessment places. We therefore highly recommend early applications.