Work at Rawlings

Optometrist – Alton, Hampshire

If you care about your patients and want to be part of a team that offer’s outstanding customer service, then we have the position perfect for you.

We are very proud of our high-end, independent practice in Alton. We have been on the High Street for over 60 years and last year we moved location with a new, fresh and welcoming environment, including up-to-date optical equipment, plus great spectacles brands such as Moscot, Gucci, Lindberg and Maui Jim. We have a friendly team of optical and hearing care professionals, all working together to provide exceptional patient care.

We are looking for an Optometrist who has a passion for optics and really cares about their patients. Our appointment system allows for 30-45 minute testing depending on whether OCT is included etc, with support staff assisting with pre-testing.   

Alongside a very competitive salary, we offer, Company pension scheme with option for salary sacrifice, Life Assurance, professional fees, further training and development and other additional health and well-being benefits.

Our working hours are Monday to Friday 08:30-17:30 and 09:00 to 16:00 Saturdays.

Package and Benefits

Generous and competitive salary from £55,000 to £67,000 pro-rata depending on experience, based on 38.5 hours per week, alternate Saturday’s, part-time would be considered. 

No evenings, Sundays or Bank Holidays, 33 days holiday, pro-rata for part-time.

Enhanced sickness payments and in addition health and well-being Apps, Perkbox and cycle to work scheme is available.

Key Skills, Qualifications

  • Must be GOC registered and be a member of the AOP
  • Have the right to work in the UK
  • Friendly and helpful disposition
  • Preferable but not essential a good understanding of an independent ethos
  • Must have excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Must be clinically minded and commercially aware
  • Good understanding of KPI's

Job Benefits & Rewards

  • Professional Freedom
  • Opportunity to work alongside an experienced team
  • Modern environment with most up to date equipment
  • Excellent salary package
  • Professional fees paid
  • 33 days holiday – no working in evenings, Sundays or Bank holidays
  • Career progression
  • Professional development & growth opportunities

If you are interested in finding out more, or would like to find out about other job opportunities, please email our HR Director, Claire Shipway FBDO at