What you’ll do

Position: Optometrist
Location:  Teignmouth
Salary: Up to £65,000 or up to £50,000 for newly qualified + £10,000 joining bonus + Benefits
Working hours: Full time or Part time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


We’re looking for an Optometrist to join Specsavers Teignmouth! 


Teignmouth is a charming Devon coastal town, with long sandy beaches, surrounded beautiful countryside and on a clear day, you can enjoy impressive, unspoilt views over the water to Dorset. 


Teignmouth is extremely accessible and is less than 30 minutes, by car, from the city of Exeter. Located on the main South West train line, you will be able to travel easily in the direction of either London or Cornwall, on one of the most spectacular coastal train routes in the country!

Our Retail Partner, Sam, originally joined our Teignmouth store as an Optical Assistant and has never looked back. Having been given the opportunity to train as a Dispensing Optician, before becoming a Store Manager and then a Store Partner, Sam believes in giving each and every person has the opportunity and tools they need to succeed – just like she did.

Recently joined by our new Ophthalmic Partner, Salman, they are now looking for an Optometrist who shares the store’s ethos and offers exceptional standards of customer care. 


What’s on Offer? 

  • Full or part time 
  • An salary of up to £65,000 (depending on experience) 
  • Up to £50,000 for newly qualified Optometrists
  • Up to £10,000 joining bonus 
  • A strong performance-based bonus scheme  
  • Holiday allowance of 33 days per year 
  • Private health and dental cover 
  • Pension contribution 
  • Professional fee’s covered by the store 
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities, including ILM and Pathway 
  • Clinical advancement opportunities e.g. Professional Certificate in Glaucoma or Professional Certificate in Medical Retina
  • Support with CET  
  • Access to the very latest technology, including OCT 


Platinum employer 

Our store is an accredited Platinum Employer – this means you can expect an exceptional employee experience every single day you work here. 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. 


What we’re looking for 

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. 


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