What you’ll do

Position: Optometrist
Location: Hessle, Yorkshire
Salary: Competitive salary and package   
Working hours: Full Time or Part Time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


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.


Specsavers in Hessle are looking for a newly-qualified or experienced Optometrist. We’re looking for someone with new and a refreshing ideas on Optometry, and are happy to help support anyone through the early stages of their career. If you’re an ambitious and passionate Optometrist, Specsavers in Hessle could be the store for you. 


What’s on Offer?


•    Fantastic salary based on experience
•    GOC fees
•    Generous holiday allowance of 33 days
•    Private health and dental cover
•    25 minute test times
•    Pension contribution
•    Regular 1-2-1’s and support
•    Clinical and professional progression development
•    Support with CET


We’re fully equipped with 4 test rooms, the latest clinical technology (including OCT), and a team of 20 – which includes fully trained optical assistants, so everything is in place to let you focus on what you do best. 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 rural town of Hessle which has been described as a ‘big village’ and as such there is a real community focus within the store. We are based in Hessle Square in the centre of the town, surrounded by plenty of shops and restaurants, so there’s lots of things to do in the area. We are also within an easy distance of major towns including the vibrant City of Hull. Despite being remote, we have great transport links including regular buses, a train station within walking distance of the store, and we’re close to the M62 motorway, and free parking nearby. 


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, 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 an Optometrist who will go the extra mile for our customers and someone who encourages their colleagues to do the same. In summary, we’re looking for a high calibre resident Optometrist to join us and assist in driving this excellent practice forward.