Locum Optometrist

Optometry Careers

If you are a locum, seeking a full time or part time permanent position, you’ll find a range of positions at Optical Express that will offer you the flexibility you require as well as an excellent salary and benefits package.

We know our people are our strongest asset – we encourage them, respect them professionally, help them to develop clinically, and offer them opportunities to progress and realise their potential. We understand that salary, work life balance and time to manage the needs of patients are all important.

As an Optical Express optometrists you will benefit from:

– GOC fees being paid
– The opportunity to gain the IP qualification, fully funded by the company
– BUPA Healthcare plan
– Indemnity cover
– Critical illness and Death in Service
– Refractive Surgery training
– Working alongside Ophthalmologists

If you are a locum optometrist who wants to explore a full time or part time permanent position, simply fill in the form below and we’ll be in touch with you to arrange an informal discussion.

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 £500 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.

& Development

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


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.


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.