What you’ll do

Position: Optometrist
Location: Mexborough, South Yorkshire
Salary: Competitive salary and bonus (depending on experience).
Working hours: Full Time or Part Time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist


Specsavers in Mexborough are looking for a forward-thinking Optometrist. We recognise that our people are the key to our success. That’s why, at Specsavers in Mexborough, 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. Become our next Optometrist at Specsavers in Mexborough – a highly successful store with a great reputation for staff progression and unparalleled support.

About us:
Mexborough is a beautiful parish town originally known to be a supplier of superior decorated china and pottery to royalty. Our store is only 20 minutes from the M1 and we have some fantastic transport links with the bus station directly behind the store.

Our Mexborough store was established in 2006 we have 3 testing rooms with all of the latest technology to include OCT and phoropters. We are also soon to expanding and gaining new testing rooms!! This is a really exciting time to join our store, with opportunities for further progression both clinically and professionally. 

Our Directors Janice and Andy pride themselves on their working environment. They have an amazing team on board to include their manager who has been with them for 13 years, not to mention the many other long-standing members. They strive to make sure all of their team are happy and enjoy each day.

What’s on Offer?

•    An bespoke package with Competitive salary depending on experience.
•    A strong performance-based bonus scheme 
•    Full Time or Part Time
•    Free Parking
•    Flexible weekends
•    Holiday allowance of 33 days per year, pro rata
•    Private health and dental cover
•    GOC & college fees covered
•    Pension contribution
•    Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
•    Support with CET 
•    Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT
•    Free parking available

With a focus on flexibility, we are looking for part-time applicants and will consider any working pattern to suit you. So, whether you need condensed hours or alternate weekends, we’re open to making it work – but let’s talk about that later. 

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 3 test rooms, the latest clinical technology (including OCT), and a team of around 19 – which includes fully trained optical assistants, so everything is in place to let you focus on what you do best. 

We offer enhanced clinical services including: cataract appointments, glaucoma testing, etc. We always aim to be the very best we can be – both clinically and in terms of customer service. 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.


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.