Optometrist – Acocks Green, Birmingham

What you’ll do

Position: Optometrist
Location:  Acocks Green
Salary: Up to £55,000 + Benefits
Working hours: Full time or Part time
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Optometrist and be able to supervise a Pre-reg


Specsavers in Acocks Green are looking for an experienced Optometrist to join them. The focus at this store, is about pulling together and working as a team to ensure that our valued patients have an excellent experience. Become our new Optometrist at Specsavers in Acocks Green – a highly successful store with a great reputation for staff progression and the very highest standards of customer care.


About the store:


Specsavers Acocks Green has 3 test rooms, and is currently running 2 – 3 clinics per day with test times between 20 -25 minutes. You’ll have access to the very latest clinical technology, including phoropters in each test room, OCT, a fundas camera and auto refractor.


You’ll be provided with fantastic support and mentorship from our Ophthalmic Partner, Ramiz, who became one of Specsavers youngest store Directors, at just age 25, having originally started his carer in optics as a Saturday boy. In addition to being a Store Partner, Ramiz is also a Specsavers Divisional Chair, College Assessor and works closely with Aston University on the new Optometry Programme.


Ramiz is proud of the working environment he has created, empowering his team to work autonomously, and providing any support you need to progress both clinically and professionally. This is reflected in half of his team having been with the store for least five years, plus!


Specsavers Acocks Green goes the extra mile, with comfy sofas in the staff room, a rooftop balcony for those summer lunch breaks, a fridge stocked with unlimited coke zero and free parking spaces for their Optoms.


What’s on Offer?

•    Salary up to £55,000 (depending on experience)

•    A performance-based bonus scheme

•    Full or part time roles

•    Pre-reg supervision

•    Holiday allowance of 33 days per year

•    Pension contribution

•    Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities

•    Support with progression to partnership

•    Support with CPD points

•    Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT


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.


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