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Key information

  • Location: South West
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Job Family: Optometry Opportunities
  • Job category: Optometrist
  • Full or part-time: Full time
  • Apply by: 12/11/2019
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Optometrist - Minehead, Somerset

Role summary

An attractive opportunity has opened for a full time Optometrist in our Minehead Specsavers stores in the Somerset area. This store is a part of the UK's most trusted optical brand and has enjoyed a strong period of growth recently – so as a result are looking to add and strengthen their team.

We’re looking for....

An Optometrist to work as part of a team focused on delivering total satisfaction to our customers by conducting thorough eye examinations, contact lens assessments and contact lens aftercare.

You’ll offer our customers recommendations to the highest professional and ethical standards – which is something our customers have come to expect from us. You’ll also use your knowledge to effectively identify customer needs and recommend eyewear and eye care solutions accordingly.

We are looking for an Optometrist to play an active role in the provision of mentoring the store team as well as providing technical advice and guidance to the store team to encourage best practice at all times. You’ll also work closely with our in store Lab team to ensure all eye wear is produced to the correct specifications so that when a customer collects their order it has your quality seal of approval.

If this sounds like you, on offer is:

  • A competitive salary package
  • Excellent continued development opportunities
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • A supportive working environment
  • Relocation package available
  • Plenty of other bonuses and perks - just ask

You’ll need to demonstrate good attention to detail along with a passion for customer service. Team work also forms a big part of our culture so the ability to work well with other people is essential.

Join our team and be part of our success story at LLanelli Specsavers.
Here at LLanelli Specsavers, we are looking for an Optometrist who can bring something new and exciting to our team. At our store, we’re all about pulling together and working as a unit to ensure that each of our valued patients have an excellent experience – and we’re looking for a highly-skilled Optometrist who shares our ethos.


The Role in a Nutshell.
•    Outstanding annual salary based on experience – we can talk more about this at interview
•    A highly-rewarding performance-based bonus scheme 
•    Generous holiday allowance of 33 days
•    Private health and dental cover
•    Support with CET 
•    Support with EOS, including regular clinics
•    Relocation bonus if you’re moving
•    Exceptional clinical and professional development opportunities
•    Access to cutting-edge clinical technology such as OCT

Our store is fitted with the latest, cutting edge optical equipment. We offer an extensive amount of enhanced clinical services including cataracts appointments, glaucoma testing. We always aim to be the very best both clinically and in customer service. Our experienced, diverse and friendly team are always on hand to offer support and take care of patient’s needs, meaning that you can focus on offering a first-class sight test to our loyal customers.  


We are passionate about your clinical development as an optical professional and we are committed to supporting you on extra courses and specialisms that interest you. Whatever your ambitions, from WOPEC qualifications and Independent Prescribing to Paediatric Accreditations and Enhanced Optical Services, we’ll do everything we can to help you be the best clinician you can be. 


Then there’s you.
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.


Get in touch
If this opportunity sounds interesting, we’d love to hear from you. Contact Connor Willingham on 01566 771 881 or connor.willingham@specsavers.com.