Follow a number of different progression paths in a clinical environment

Operate in our state of the art clinics

We’re proud of the career path we offer our surgery teams. Our nurses, surgery associates and operating department practitioners can follow a number of different progression paths in a clinical environment, thanks to our learning and development programmes.

Operating in our state of the art clinics across the UK and Ireland, our clinical teams are crucial to our patients’ visual outcomes and to the success of Optical Express. If you’re looking for a role that will help you continue to learn and progress, then contact us now.

Take Your Career To New Heights

We’re the UK’s leading provider of refractive surgery. Supported by specialist clinical teams, our LVC and IOL surgeons work with the latest technology from world leaders such as Carl Zeiss and Johnson & Johnson Vision to provide excellent patient outcomes.

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

We’ve invested more than £400 million 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.