Specsavers in Canvey Island and East Mayne are looking for a commercially driven and highly motivated Optometrist to become their next Optometry Director and Store Partner. They have a clear-sighted vision to transform eye health in their community – but need your support. You’ll have access to the very best clinical technology and will receive unrivalled professional development. To help you to succeed, you’ll also receive ongoing support from the existing partners, plus our leading global brand. At Specsavers in Canvey Island and East Mayne you will have the opportunity to provide a first-class experience to every patient in addition to receiving an excellent package and the opportunity to build an investment for your future.
What’s on offer?
- Canvey Island 20% shareholding
- East Mayne 30% shareholding
- £10k Joining Bonus
- Easily accessible with great transport
- Well established stores
- Managers in place across both along with Top Teams
- Free parking for both stores close by
- Be your own boss, while still receiving an excellent salary
- 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, including OCT
- Outstanding opportunities for clinical and personal development
- Ongoing support from our leading global brand
About the stores
Canvey Island first opened its doors in 2014 and enjoys a highly prominent location on the main high street, with excellent visibility from all areas.
Canvey Island operates with three Test Rooms, one kitted as dual purpose, plus an onsite lab. Audiology services are offered 2 days a week and the store runs as a spoke. OCT is in place and the clinical team also offer additional services to include MECS and Post Cataracts.
The store is Shared Venture, and benefits from two experienced Partners that will remain in the business.
East Mayne first opened in August 2019 and is located inside a busy Sainsburys. The supermarket is currently undergoing a rapid expansion, in turn driving even more footfall through the doors and aiding the business future growth. Naturally, free parking is available outside, and East Mayne sits on multiple main bus routes. The store operates with three test rooms including 1 Hear care room. Both stores benefit from brilliant ATV around £130, and offer great operating profit.
Across both Canvey Island and East Mayne, you can expect to find a dedicated, experienced and friendly teams in both stores. The stores culture is one of mutual respect, and the team strive to always provide the very best service for their patients. The team are encouraged and supported, with development and growth a focus point for the current partners. The results speak for themselves with Canvey sitting top of the region for the highest profit margin, plus also be awarding the Customer Service Excellence awards. Due to the volume both business experience they also have a call centre that runs from the Basildon store.
Specsavers in Canvey Island and East Mayne is an accredited Platinum Employer. 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.
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 as an Optometrist. We believe that professional optics should be led by opticians just like you – this is your chance to become the leader you were born to be.
Find out more
If you’d like to find out more about this fantastic opportunity, then get in touch, we’d love to tell you more about it. Contact Christina Cheyne on: Mobile 07514 625645 / Email [email protected]