Working for Optical Express in Kendal

Work in the picturesque lakeside town of Kendal

Kendal is no ordinary market town. Often referred to as the ‘Gateway to the Lakes’ it is one of the most picturesque places to live in Cumbria.  Although it has been nicknamed the ‘Auld Grey Town’ due to the many buildings constructed from characteristic limestone, there really is nothing ‘Grey’ about this vibrant town. From exquisite scenery to fascinating history and exciting festivals and arts exhibitions, Kendal has a lot to offer.

With open green spaces and scenic woodland paths, Kendal is full if a sense of adventure. With a fabulous collection of galleries, museums and art-centres available to enjoy all year round, the town is full of culture. Spend time roaming Kendal’s surrounding fells, hitting the many fresh green outdoor spaces and parks or trying a new activity. There’s always something fun to pursue in Kendal.

Well-known for its entertaining festivals celebrating the very best in local food and drink as well as internationally renowned arts, comedy, crafts and rural traditions, you’ll enjoy soaking up the unique culture Kendal has to offer. Plus, with a range of cosy tearooms, pavement cafes, traditional pubs and stylish restaurants, there’s lots of things to do and see in the town.  

With excellent public transport links Kendal is easily accessible from rail and road. Plus, as part of England’s largest National Park, there are an abundance of beautiful neighbouring towns and attractions to visit in the Lake District.

As an optometrist, you can travel and work anywhere, taking your skills in patient care to different communities all over the UK. If you are looking for a new challenge, a move to the picturesque town of Kendal could be the perfect opportunity for you. 

As the UK’s only complete eye care provider Optical Express can help you achieve your goals and progress your career as an optometrist through our own unique professional training and rewards and benefits that really do recognise great performance.

Optometrist Vacancy – Kendal

Up to £55,000 – £60,000 dependent on experience + bonus & benefits

Additional benefits include:

  • The opportunity to gain the IP qualification, fully funded by the company
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Access to world-class ophthalmologists and surgeons
  • Access to industry-leading Johnson & Johnson Vision and Zeiss technology
  • Experienced clinical support team
  • Flexible working
  • Your GOC fees paid

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.