Optometrist, Specsavers Orkney

About the practice

Orkney has been consistently voted one of the top places to live in the UK due to its abundance of beautiful natural surroundings, from beaches to the “Northern Lights” and extensive cultural and historical heritage and events. There are great schools, healthcare services and very low levels of crime culminating in a strong community spirit. Orkney has supermarkets and other recognisable chain stores as well as a range of independent local shops; you have everything you could possibly need right on your doorstep! There are excellent transport links with Scotland, with daily ferries and flights, and internal routes offer gateways to the islands every day. 

About the role

We are delighted to announce we are now looking for an Optometry Partner to open a brand-new store in Orkney. This is fantastic opportunity to be part of something brand new from the very beginning, and really make your mark on something special. There’s terrific earning potential, plus you’ll have the chance to build a secure investment for your future. To help you to succeed, you’ll receive ongoing support from an experienced existing partner and team, plus our leading global brand behind you. You’ll also have access to the very best clinical technology and will receive unrivalled professional development.

If you’d like to find out more about this incredible NEW opportunity at Specsavers in Orkney, then read on. 

What’s on offer? 

  • 50% optometry shares 
  • £20,000 relocation bonus 
  • Low investment 
  • Fantastic earning potential 
  • Opportunity to work with an experienced Partner and team 
  • Be your own boss, while still receiving an excellent salary 
  • Share in business profits 
  • Grow a business as an investment for your future 
  • Private health and dental cover 
  • Pension contribution 
  • Flexibility – a great work/life balance
  •  Build and shape your own team 
  • Make a difference to your local community
  • Access to the best possible clinical technology
  •  Outstanding opportunities for clinical and personal development 

Requirements of the role

Alongside being a qualified and GOC registered Optometrist with the drive, passion and willingness to maintain the customer-focused culture and the high standards of this successful store. As the new Optometry Partner, you’ll be able to provide a unique blend of customer care and professional excellence. You’ll be able to build a rapport with the existing team, demonstrate excellent attention to detail and possess an ability to build strong relationships within the local community. 

About Joint Venture Partnership 

Joint venture partnership is the secret to our success here at Specsavers, with every store locally owned and led by its directors. Owning, leading, and growing your very own business is considered by many to be the pinnacle of your career. We believe that professional Optical Retail should be led by individuals just like you – this is your chance to become the leader you were born to be.

Contact details

Practice address: Co/Specsavers Wick, 34 Bridge Street, Wick KW1 4NG.

Jane Jackson
Closing date for application
31 December 2025
07895 303 345
How to apply
If you are interested and would like to find out more, please contact Jane Jackson via the contact details above.

Please mention that you saw the advert on The College of Optometrists’ website.