What you’ll do

Position: Optometrist
Location: Skegness, Lincolnshire
Salary: Up to £65,000 (depending on experience) 
Working hours: Full or part time 
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


About us:
Skegness is a beautiful seaside town on the Lincolnshire Coast. It is known for many things ranging from its tranquil award-winning sandy beaches to its historic pier. It is also home to the first ever Butlins holiday resort and hold festivals and carnivals.

Our Store is a few minutes’ walk from the beach and offers fantastic transport links to Lincoln and Nottingham. We run from four testing rooms fully kitted out from a resent refit with Phoropters and OCT.


Specsavers in Skegness are looking for a forward-thinking Optometrist. An incredible opportunity awaits: the salary, the location, the lifestyle and an excellent store – the only thing missing is you. With an outstanding Salary up to £65,000 including a lucrative bonus scheme, relocation bonus and much more – joining Specsavers in Skegness as our next Optometrist truly is a fabulous opportunity.


What’s on Offer?


•    A market-leading Salary up to £65,000 based on experience
•    Relocation bonus if you’re moving or support with accommodation!
•    A strong performance-based bonus scheme

•    12 month contract available or permanent contract!
•    Substantial holiday allowance of 33 days
•    Pension contribution
•    Support with CET
•    Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
•    Access to cutting-edge clinical technology such as OCT
•    Full time or Part time position

We are passionate about the clinical development of our team, and as our new Optometrist, we would 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’ll do everything we can to help you be the best clinician you can be.  


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.


We’re fully equipped with 5 test rooms, the latest clinical technology, and a team of 27 – 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.  


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.


Our location
We’re based on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds, surrounded by nice villages with affordable housing and good schools. Skegness is a seaside town with plenty of attractions, free parking and we’re located just a 5 minute walk from the train station. We recognise that relocating can be stressful so we’re happy to help by offering a relocation bonus.


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.