2 x Optometry Partners/Store Directors, Newton Abbot & Brixham, Devon

The Opportunity

Specsavers are looking for two highly skilled and ambitious Optometrists to become the new Optometry Partners across both the Newton Abbot & Brixham stores. This is a rare opportunity to become a multi-site Store Partner in two fantastic businesses. If you are looking for an investment for your future and more financial security, whilst working in a beautiful location, then an incredible opportunity awaits. You’ll receive an excellent regular salary, alongside attractive benefits and a share in both businesses profits. To help you to succeed, you’ll receive ongoing support from your fellow Optometry and Retail Partners along with our leading global brand. You’ll also have access to the very best clinical technology and will receive unrivalled professional development. If you’d like to find out more about this terrific opportunity at Specsavers in Newton Abbot & Brixham, then read on.

What’s on Offer?

  • 25% shareholding in both Newton Abbot & Brixham stores (each)
  • Be your own boss, while still receiving an excellent salary
  • Share in both businesses profits (dividends)
  • Grow the businesses as an investment for your future
  • Build and shape your own teams
  • Make a difference to the local communities
  • Access to the best possible clinical technology
  • Outstanding opportunities for clinical and personal development
  • Ongoing support from our leading global brand

About the stores

Specsavers in Newton Abbot first opened its doors in 1992. The store sits in a prominent position on Queen Street and is firmly embedded within the local community. Specsavers in Brixham opened in 2008 and sits on Fore Street.  Both have a loyal and growing customer base that is very diverse and includes members of the large local communities, in addition to significant passing trade from all walks of life.

Both Specsavers stores pride themselves in ensuring that every one of their customers receives an excellent patient experience. The high levels of service and patient care have led to numerous positive customer reviews, with both stores holding a current rating of 4.5/5 and an excellent local reputation.

Newton Abbot has five test rooms, while Brixham has three. Both stores are fully equipped with the latest clinical technology, including OCT in each.

A team of 25 dedicated colleagues call Newton Abbot home, while Brixham currently has 6 passionate colleagues. As the new Optometry Partner you would have the scope to advise on training requirements and build the teams as further as required.

Both Specsavers are accredited Platinum Employers. The Platinum Employer Scheme is part of the Specsavers drive to become a famous place to work. Stores with this accreditation have been verified on five key employer standards: Recruitment, Performance Management and Reward, Talent Management, Learning and Development and Employee Engagement.

Store Location

Both stores are located in the stunning county of Devon, with 35min travel time between them. Newton Abbot in particular has excellent transport links with a mainline railway station within walking distance nearby, picturesque Brixham sits on the coast, with the beautiful Berry Head National Nature Reserve just nearby. There’s something for everyone with from shops, bars and restaurants to beautiful parks and scenery.

Requirements of the role

Alongside being a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist with the drive, passion and willingness to maintain the customer-focused culture and the high standards of this successful store. As the new Optometry Partner, you’ll be able to provide a unique blend of customer care and professional excellence. You’ll be able to build a rapport with the existing team, demonstrate excellent attention to detail and possess an ability to build strong relationships within the local community.