Optometry

Enjoy clinical diversity as part of a world leading team

Reach your potential

Join us as an Optical or Refractive Optometrist, and you’ll soon find that the professional development opportunities at Optical Express are second to none. We’re committed to helping our Optometrists reach their full potential, and provide a career pathway that’s unique in the industry.


Our leading optometry teams can offer you a new challenge and the chance to enhance your clinical skills. Whether you’re early in your career or have vast experience in eye care, now could be a good time to consider where you want to develop your career.

Take Your Career To New Heights

For any Optometrist exploring new opportunities, Optical Express has a lot to offer. The range of clinical services that we offer patients means that you will be able to practice real clinical diversity, getting the opportunity to develop new skills and grow your clinical confidence. Optical Express’s industry leading position means we can offer real career progression for our Optometrists.

Take advantage of all the benefits we have to offer and enhance your skillset – work with market leading technology and enjoy a structured training and development plan to help your career progress. With flexible working and shift patterns to suit our Optometrists’ lifestyles, it’s no wonder that we’re the first choice for commercially minded and patient focused Optometrists.

Academic Partnerships

Through our partnership with Glasgow Caledonian University, we’re committed to ensuring that every one of our Optometrists is able to gain an Independent Prescribing qualification.

International Medical Advisory Board

Comprising world-renowned and influential ophthalmologists, The International Medical Advisory Board ensures that our Surgeons remain at the forefront of developments in the refractive industry and advancements in technology.

State of the art technology

More than £400 million has been invested in state of the art technology, so that our Surgeons use advanced equipment from market leaders like Carl Zeiss and Johnson & Johnson Vision.

Learning
& Development

Our Learning & Development team delivers on our commitment to help each one of our employees realise their potential, via ongoing personal development initiatives.

Good
Causes

We’re committed to supporting good causes nationwide, particularly those which relate to eye health, such as Sightsavers, which works to eliminate preventable blindness in 30 countries.

Complete
Eyecare

We’re the UK’s only complete eyecare provider, giving our employees more career path options and opportunities for advancement.

Optometry Careers

If you’re an optometrist and interested in career opportunities with us, simply fill in the form below and we’ll be in touch with you to arrange an informal discussion.