Optometrist job in Cowes

Willetts & Doig

What’s in it for you?

This is an opportunity for you to make a difference in patients’ lives.

You didn’t become an Optometrist to sell glasses…

As an independent practice, we can provide you with the clinical freedom, time, and equipment to solve problems and genuinely help people.

Our patient’s are loyal to us, returning year after year, meaning you’ll have the opportunity to see real continuity of care too.

We believe working with us will allow you to escape hollow targets whilst providing you with a platform to have your voice heard in practice.

You will also receive:

  • An extra days holiday for you Birthday
  • No Sunday or bank holiday working
  • Free & regular CPD courses
  • Access to Simply Health (claim cashback on healthcare purchases)
  • Retail discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 33 Days holiday (including bank hols)

About the Role

We have a job vacancy for a full or part time fully qualified Optometrist at our lovely independent practice located in Cowes, Isle of Wight. The practice has a lovely community feel and next year will be its 50th Anniversary!

We have two large testing rooms, swept source OCT, Optomap,Topcon Myah and iCare tonometry so you can provide excellent eye tests for your patients.

Feeling burnt out from the number of appointments in your day? We have 45 minute testing times typically seeing around 8 patients/day. No hectic stressful 20 minute clinics here!

We currently have 3 dispensing staff on our team, including an experienced DO, and 3 lovely optical assistants.

We provide Private and NHS eye tests, contact lenses, myopia control and post cataract services with clinical freedom.

The practice is based in the town of Cowes on the Isle of Wight. We are on the picturesque high street with a few other independent retailers and some lovely restaurants and cafes. You can even walk to the seafront from the practice to enjoy your lunch break! Cowes has great ferry links and the RedJet foot passenger service to Southampton is a short walk from the practice. The Isle of Wight itself it’s a beautiful and unique place to live with a relaxed pace of life.

Our opening hours are 9-5:30 Mon-Fri and Sat 9-5pm (close for lunch hour).


  • Fully qualified GOC registered Optometrist
  • Has patient care as a priority
  • Friendly team member with great communication

What’s Next?

Click apply below and we will ensure you are contacted as soon as possible by one of our team.

Salary – Max

GBP £65,000.00

Salary – Min

GBP £65,000.00

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