Optometrist job in Hythe

About Practice

Established in 1974, Dawkins & Lodge is set in a beautiful waterside location and enjoys a loyal database of patients, as well as little competition locally; allowing the practice to provide long-term care to the local community.

Dawkins & Lodge have also been dedicated to building close ties with the local community, currently sponsoring Fawley Cricket Club, Hythe & Dibden Youth F.C. and local golfer Nathan Cook.

As the practice continues to grow, there is now a need for a full-time Optometrist to come onboard to help service the Hythe & Dibden community, with high-clinical standards and personal patient care.

What’s the Opportunity

Dawkins & Lodge are looking for a confident, enthusiastic individual with a positive mindset to join the practice.

You will be joining a highly experienced team that have had the opportunity to develop close ties with their patients, providing you with the fantastic opportunity of seeing the positive impact your work has in the long-term.

Alongside high clinical standards, you must be confident in delivering a bespoke and personal service to patients who choose Dawkins & Lodge because of their independent values.

Equally important to this opportunity are your personal values. We’re looking for someone who is:

  • Honest
  • Ambitious
  • Kind
  • Industrious
  • Meticulous


  • OCT
  • Retinal Camera
  • Visual Field Analyser
  • Fundus Camera

Hakim Group

As a practice supported by Hakim Group, working for Dawkins & Lodge means that you’ll gain access to unrivalled career support, a national network of independent practitioners, as well as a few added extras!

  • Financial Flexibility Fund
  • Healthcare Cash-plan
  • Professional Advancement Through HG Academy
  • HG Giftbox Savings Platform
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

What’s Next

To get more information, or to apply for this role – get in touch with Spencer Grout on 07737 715 282 or email spencergrout@hakimgroup.co.uk