What you’ll do
Salary: Up to £60,000 + £10,000 joining bonus + £5,000 relocation bonus + Benefits
Working hours: Full time or Part time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist
Specsavers in Taunton are looking for a forward-thinking Optometrist to join them. The focus at this store, is about pulling together and working as a team to ensure that our valued patients have an excellent experience. Become our new Optometrist at Specsavers in Taunton – a highly successful store with a great reputation for staff progression and the very highest standards of customer care.
Specsavers began more than 35 years ago with the vision of two optometrists, Doug and Mary Perkins, who set out to provide best-value eyecare to everybody. Their passion for optometry has led Specsavers to become the largest privately-owned optical group in the world, delivering high-quality, affordable optical and hearing care in 10 countries. And it continues to shape the lives and experience of thousands of colleagues who are developing their careers with us across the globe. We are proud of how far we’ve come as a business, now we want to see you grow with us too.
What’s on Offer?
- Structured Salary with benefits worth up to £750 per annum. Structured salary as follows:
- Earn up to £50k under 2 years qualified
- Earn up to £55k 2-5 years qualified
- Earn up to £60k over 5 years qualified
- £10,000 welcome bonus
- £5,000 relocation bonus
- A strong performance-based bonus scheme
- Substantial holiday allowance of 33 days
- Private health and dental cover
- Pension contribution
- Support with CET
- Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
Our Optometrists are an integral part of our store management team, so we’re keen to get you up to speed outside the test room too. With ILM courses, Pre-Reg supervision and the Specsavers Partnership scheme (Pathway) all available to explore. Along with your clinical expertise – this will stand you in good stead if you choose to become a store director yourself one day.
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
You’ll need to be a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist with the drive, passion and the willingness to build upon our customer-focused culture. As part of our team, you’ll need to be able to provide a unique blend of customer care and professional excellence. You’ll need to demonstrate good attention to detail along with a passion for the community. Teamwork also forms a big part of our culture, so the ability to work well with others is essential.