What you’ll do

Position: Optometrist
Location: Birkenhead, Merseyside 
Salary: Competitive annual salary OTE £60k + Bonus 
Working hours: Full Time or Part Time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


Specsavers in Birkenhead, Merseyside are looking for a keen and enthusiastic Optometrist. We are a community-focused store dedicated to ensuring that every one of our customers receives an excellent patient experience. We are seeking an Optometrist ready to use their passion and knowledge to help us build on our ever-growing and loyal customer base. Join us at Specsavers in Birkenhead where we deliver the very best in customer care.


What’s on Offer?

•    On target earnings up to £60k + bonus
•    Newly qualified up to £45k (DOE) 
•    A strong performance-based bonus scheme 
•    Full or part time hours 
•    Flexibility with Weekends 
•    Holiday allowance of 33 days per year
•    Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
•    Support with CET 
•    Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT and NIDEK equipment
•    Dual store role – opportunity to work within Upton, Wirral too


We are passionate about the clinical development of our team, and as our new Optometrist, we would to support you with extra courses and specialisms that interest you. Whatever your ambitions, from WOPEC qualifications and independent prescribing to paediatric accreditations or enhanced optical services, we will do everything we can to help you be the best clinician you can be.  


What we are 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 will be passionate about your job and enjoy a fast-paced environment. We are looking for an Optometrist who will go the extra mile for our customers and someone who encourages their colleagues to do the same. In summary, we are looking for a high calibre resident Optometrist to join us and assist in driving this excellent practice forward.  Our sister store is located 


Your future

We recognise that our people are the key to our success. That’s why, at Specsavers in Birkenhead, 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.  We pay an additional supplement for Optometrists wanting to take on additional responsibilities; supervising our Pre-Reg staff.  Use your skills, knowledge and personality to mentor our next generation of Optometrists. 

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.  Both of the Birkenhead Directors successfully completed the Pathway Scheme and now they proudly run two stores, Birkenhead and Upton.  They have plenty of advice and experience to share with you; join this highly successful store with a great reputation for staff progression and unparalleled support.