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Key information

  • Location: Scotland
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Job Family: Optometry Opportunities
  • Job category: Optometrist
  • Full or part-time: Full time
  • Apply by: 19/11/2019
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Optometrist - Ayr

Role summary

A brand-new opportunity has arisen for a qualified optometrist at the Specsavers Ayr store.

Due to ongoing success, the store is keen expand its team of exceptional optometrists in order to offer the best possible service to its loyal customer base.

Established in 1995, Specsavers Ayr has grown from strength to strength and now employs 37 staff and operates out of 6 tests rooms. The store has come a long way since the 1990s and not only does it look fresh and modern, it also boasts the latest in technology such as OCT!

The store proudly plays an active part in the local community and beyond and offers a relaxed working environment where everyone supports each other for the good of the business and its customers.

As an Optometrist you have many options with regards to your development both clinically and personally, its entirely up to you what you want from the role. 

Our Ayr practice prides itself on providing excellent clinical care, working with local authorities to provide diabetic retinopathy screening as well as cataract post op and LVA assessment services. This practice sees a lot of different pathology, making it the perfect place to expand your clinical knowledge.

The practice currently has three Optometrists that can independently prescribe and are always happy to nurture and provide support for those that are eager to become IP accredited.

Ayr itself is renowned for its beautiful coastline and beaches as well as its racecourse, golf courses and breath-taking countryside. All of which is only a 40-minute drive from Glasgow.

On top of this, the opportunity comes with a generous basic salary and the following key benefits:

  • Flexible working hours – compressed working hours can possibly be accommodated
  • Relocation package available
  • Extremely progressive store, can be involved in clinical specialities if this is a route that interests you
  • Working closely with local hospitals
  • 29 days holiday
  • GOC fees paid
  • Medical and dental package
  • Private pension
  • Specsavers Perks
  • Free parking available

If the Specsavers Ayr opportunity is of interest to you, please contact me directly for further details, Paul Blower, Recruitment Manager - 07507 872675 or email

***Calls and texts out of hours are welcome***