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December 10, 2020

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Urquhart Opticians in Kilmarnock, with flexibility to cover all other practices as required.


Depending on Experience + Bonus + Pension (6%) + Company Benefits


Part-Time – 3 or 4 Days Per Week, Permanent, Saturday Working and Flexibility of Days Required


Urquharts is an Independent Eyecare Specialist based in Ayrshire. Our mission is to make a difference to people’s life by improving their vision. We’re a values driven business with a focus on:

  • Eye Can Attitude
  • Smalls Details Matter
  • Care & Community
  • Passionate

Established in 1916, Urquharts currently operates five practices within Ayrshire – Kilmarnock, Prestwick, Troon, Ayr & Kilwinning. Due to the continued expansion of our business, we are recruiting an Optometrist for our practice in Kilmarnock, but with flexibility to cover our other practices as required.

At Urquhart Opticians, our vision is to be Scotland’s leading independent Eyecare Specialists.

It is a bold vision but one that our whole team is committed to and we strive every day to achieve it.

We’ve got a management team consisting of six Opticians, who are driven to make a difference to people’s life by improving their vision. We are a forward thinking team, always finding ways to improve our service offering and nothing ever stays the same for very long, whether that’s introducing OCT, offering a Macular Management Clinic or partnering with the world’s leading technology provider for the visually impaired, OrCam.

We are looking to add an Optometrist to our team. You will be part of a team of Optometrists and supported by a business function that allows you to focus on what you want to do most – care for patients. You can also expect to be supported with your professional development (Management/IP, etc), to have a platform to voice opinions and for those to be implemented as part of our businesses improvement and it will be an environment where you are valued and you’re not just a number.

So, if you’re an individual that is committed to the highest levels of client care, is committed to the lifelong learning of the profession and wants to be part of an aspirational organisation, then we want to hear from you.

The right candidate for our team will have the following qualities:

  • A positive/can do attitude
  • Passionate about service and exceeding expectations
  • A people person with an outgoing personality
  • Confident in offering and recommending solutions to lifestyle problems
  • A good team player that can work under pressure and deliver against targets



To apply for this role, please send a CV and Covering Letter stating why you would be a valuable addition to Urquhart Opticians to


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