Having stores spread across the globe provides Specsavers Optometrists with the chance to enjoy doing what they do best in some pretty unique locations.
It’s understandable that finding the perfect balance of life both in and outside the test room is a key motivator for most clinicians when choosing a location to work. At Specsavers, we’re proud to be able to offer professionals opportunities in some of the most beautiful parts of the UK and Ireland, where progressive and innovative stores are focused on building opportunities around the lifestyles of their talented people.
From the uppermost point of Scotland right down to the depths of the English Channel, Specsavers has stores in all corners of the UK and Ireland. Here’s a bit more about the glorious areas some of our Optometrists have come to call home:
Lerwick, Shetland Islands
Lerwick is the main port of the Shetland Islands in Scotland, on the east coast of the Shetland Mainland. With a population of about 7,500, Lerwick is considered to be the bustling and cosmopolitan hub of Shetland. As the mainland’s only town, Lerwick prides itself on hosting various cultural events throughout the year, the largest being the annual Up Helly-Aa fire festival.
Job opportunities in Lerwick
Nestled in the world-famous whisky region of Northern Scotland, the historic town of Elgin has plenty of charm to offer visitors and locals alike. Widely-known as one of the most picturesque parts of North Scotland, Elgin offers its residents an eclectic mix of rich medieval history alongside a wealth of modern amenities.
Job opportunities in Elgin
Sunderland, North East England
A bustling city set right on the coast, Sunderland boasts wide sandy beaches and acres of stunning green spaces. Away from its wild coastline and smart promenades, Sunderland grows increasingly cosmopolitan and has recently benefitted from a £1bn arts and culture investment for future projects. World famous for shipbuilding, glass making and coal mining, living in this continuously progressive industrial city is sure to inspire residents to achieve!
Job opportunities in Sunderland
Penzance is the most westerly major town in Cornwall. Known for its proximity to some of Cornwall’s finest beaches (the stunning Lamorna Cove and Praa Sands, to name just a couple) and some of the county’s best restaurants, galleries and theatres, Penzance lives up to its reputation as the cultural capital of West Cornwall.
Job opportunities in Penzance
Artistic enclaves, stunning shores, unique histories and expansive wildlife escapes make Folkestone a great place to live. Recent regeneration projects have quickly turned this historic port town into an up-and-coming creative hub for artists and young people alike. It’s a great, emerging location for a new generation of homeowners.
Job opportunities in Folkestone
The Isle of Man
The Isle of Man is simply magical - an island of natural beauty, peppered with stone churches, castles, forts and intricately carved Celtic crosses. Even though it measures just 33 miles in length, the Isle of Man’s cultural prominence means that it’s home to a wealth of lifestyle and leisure opportunities.
Job opportunities in The Isle of Man
Jersey, Channel Islands
An island in the English Channel just off the Normandy coastline, Jersey benefits from a warm and sheltered position in the Bay of St Malo. With a population of just over 100,000, this island boasts the perfect balance between bustling cosmopolitan life and quiet coastal escapism.
Job opportunities in Jersey
Tralee, Republic of Ireland
Famous worldwide for its Rose of Tralee festival, this large town has lots to offer anyone considering relocating to the most picturesque county in Ireland. Sport, culture and food play a major role in life here, although Tralee is more engaged with the business of everyday life than the tourist trade. It’s a modern bustling town with all the facilities of a county capital to enjoy.
Job opportunities in Tralee
When you add increased flexibility and a superb salary package to the inclusive feel of these uniquely-positioned stores, you can quickly see why relocation is becoming a popular step for talented Optometrists. After supporting many Optometrists make the move to all corners of the UK and Ireland, we know exactly how to make sure your relocation runs smoothly so you feel at home in your exciting new position from the off. That's why our stores are offering relocation packages and are ready to support you every step of the way.
Whether you’re interested in a permanent move or just experiencing somewhere new for a while, let’s talk. For more information on any of our opportunities or questions about relocation – click here and we’ll be in touch for a confidential conversation: https://specsavers.cnddtid.com/optometrist-opportunities