Optometrist, Specsavers, Louth and Skegness

About the practice

Louth is a quaint market town at the foot of the Lincolnshire Wolds. Our Specsavers is conveniently located in the town centre and is easily accessible by car and public transport. Free parking close to the practice. Our Skegness branch is within a beautiful seaside location on the Lincolnshire Coast and is a few minutes’ walk from the beach. offers fantastic transport links to Lincoln and Nottingham. Our clinics are fully kitted with Phoropters and OCT.

About the role

Group Lead Optometrist 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented Lead Optometrist to work as professional services manager for our team of optometrists and pre-registration optometrists across both Louth and Skegness stores. As part of the senior leadership team (working closely with the directors) you'll be responsible in shaping the clinical and commercial excellence of the team.

The role includes protected admin time in order to fulfil you duties - meaning some time out of the test room! 

  • Salary - up to £70,000 (depending on experience) £5,000 joining bonus paid after successful completion of probation (terms apply)
  • A strong performance-based bonus scheme
  • 12-month contract available or permanent contract!
  • Holiday allowance of 33 days
  • Great Place to Work benefits (and more)
  • Specsavers Perks Plus – Perks is our discounted benefits scheme, which helps you to save money on a range of products and services like travel, home, motoring and health and leisure
  • WeCare: Confidential UK employee support service
  • Pension contribution Requirements
  • Min. 5 years qualified experience
  • Primary supervising of pre-reg optometrists essential
  • Senior optom and/or professional services experience desirable
  • Driver license (as traveling between the two stores essential).

Some of the main roles you'll be responsible for: 

  • Optom rotas
  • CPD organisation & clinical training for the group
  • Organising optom team building activities
  • Evaluating Clinical Outcome Reports and conducting 1-2-1s
  • Conduct quarterly clinical audits.

This role would suit an optometrist with aspirations to go on to the Specsavers Partnership scheme (Pathway). Along with your clinical expertise – this will stand you in good stead if you choose to become a store director yourself one day.

Contact details

Louth practice address: 
Louth Specsavers 
22 Mercer Row 
LN11 9JQ 

Skegness practice address:
Skegness Specsavers
66 Lumley Road
PE25 3NG

Stanley Mwamuka
Closing date for application
31 December 2023
How to apply
To apply, send your CV via either email above.

Email: stanley.mwamuka@specsavers.com or dir.louth.uk@specsavers.com 

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