What you’ll do
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: Competitive package and bonus
Working hours: Full Time or Part Time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist
Join our team and be part of our success story at Leicester Specsavers.
Leicester is a city which is rich in cultural diversity! It is also very well known as the city with the biggest celebration of Diwali. Leicester is also the third most progressive city in the UK, not to mention the fantastic transport links.
Our amazing store has 7 testing rooms and 2 contact lens rooms along with all the most up to date NIDEK equipment, including OCT and phoropters. We also have a sister store in Fosse Park allowing for multi-site working.
Looking for progression? Look no further our store have a proven track record of success! We even offer the opportunity of paid work experience at our local hospital. We have fantastic connections and even have Ophthalmologists come over to the store for further training sessions!
The Role in a Nutshell.
• Competitive annual salary based on experience
• Generous holiday allowance
• Private health cover
• Pension contribution
• Support with CET
• Exceptional clinical and professional development opportunities
We are passionate about your clinical development as an optical professional and we are committed to supporting you on extra courses and specialisms that interest you. Whatever your ambitions, from WOPEC qualifications and Independent Prescribing to Paediatric Accreditations and Enhanced Optical Services, we’ll do everything we can to help you be the best clinician you can be.
Our Optometrists are the face of our professional practice and usually 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 Specsavers Partnership Pathway available, we can guide you on your way to becoming a great leader. This – along with your clinical expertise – will stand you in good stead if you choose to become a store director yourself one day.
What we’re looking for
You’ll need to be a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist with drive, passion and the ability to help this growing practice continue to build on its customer-focused culture. To be part of our team, you’ll need to provide that unique blend of customer care and professional excellence – which will make a big impact on the store’s overall success. 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 other people is essential. To summarise, we want someone who believes what we believe: in putting the patient first.