Lead Optometrist – Crosby, Liverpool

What you’ll do

Position: Lead Optometrist

Location: Crosby, Merseyside

Salary: Up to £65,000 + £10,000 joining bonus (depending on experience) 

Working hours: Full Time or Part Time

Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


A rare opportunity is now available for an Optometrist to join Specsavers in Crosby, just 8 miles north of Liverpool.  We are looking for a Lead Optometrist, where alongside testing you’ll take on additional responsibilities; you’ll rarely test by yourself.  You will have an input into the making of key business decisions within the practice whilst keeping up to date with the latest trends in Optometry to ensure the practice maintains it’s reputation for being at the forefront of clinical care, keeping our close-knit Team informed, mentored, and developed.  Be part of our continued success at one of the leading opticians in this fantastic area.


We recognise that our people are the key to our success. That’s why, at Specsavers we do everything we can to ensure our team get the best from us too – from market-leading training, access to cutting-edge technology and a personal development plan built around you. Become our next Optometrist at Specsavers in Crosby – a highly successful store with a great reputation for staff progression and unparalleled support.


What’s on Offer?

•             An annual salary of up to £65,000 (depending on experience)

•             A welcome bonus of up to £10,000 (depending on experience)

•             A strong performance-based bonus scheme

•            •             Holiday allowance of 33 days per year PLUS additional holiday earned to reward 100% attendance

•             Private health and dental cover

•             Pension contribution

•             Clinical qualifications via WOPEC – we will support all Optometrists who wish to pursue the

 Glaucoma and Medical Retina modules

•             Full support from a very cohesive team and fully engaged Partners

•             Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT in our newly re-fitted test rooms

•             Alternate 6 and 4 day working weeks available

•             Regular team social activities


Our store is fully equipped with the latest clinical technology (including OCT). We offer enhanced clinical services including: cataract appointments, glaucoma testing, diabetic screening and low vision clinics. We always aim to be the very best we can be – both clinically and in terms of customer service. Our experienced, diverse and friendly team are always on hand to offer support and take care of patient’s needs, meaning that as our new Optometrist, you can focus on offering a first-class sight test to our loyal customers. 


Our location

We’re located in the coastal town of Crosby, which is twinned with Capri in Italy.  Living in Crosby is a truly bohemian mix of residents, from the city’s professionals escaping the hustle and bustle to up-and-coming artists.  Its location close to the city centre, beach and great family-friendly social scene attract many families, hoping to enjoy a balanced lifestyle somewhere between a dream and reality.  Plus, Crosby boasts some of the best schools in Merseyside.   


What we’re looking for

Alongside being a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist, the right person for this position will be confident, possess a strong worth ethic and a willingness to succeed. You’ll be passionate about your job and enjoy a fast-paced environment. We are looking for a Lead Optometrist who will go the extra mile for our team and our customers and someone who encourages their colleagues to do the same. In summary, our Crosby partners are looking for a high calibre resident Optometrist to join us and assist in driving this excellent practice forward.


Find out more


Need to talk out of hours?  No problem at all.  Send me at WhatsApp with a convenient time and I’ll be happy to talk, confidentially, about this great opportunity without your boss in the background.