in healthcare with us, and start putting your degree to work
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Salary Range: Competitive
Becoming a Tesco Pre-registration Optometrist is a brilliant way to launch your career as an optometrist; over the years, many of our pre-registration trainees have stayed with us after qualifying and enjoyed long and successful careers with Tesco.
Our structured 12-month programmes follow professional guidelines. We’ve designed them to be challenging and supportive, while enabling you to experience pharmacy or optometry in a fast-paced and exciting supermarket environment.
This is a chance to develop what you’ve learned during your degree, put it all into practice, and complete the steps you need to become a successful healthcare professional.
We will no longer be offering a Tesco Pharmacy Pre-registration programme whilst we focus on developing a comprehensive management programme for our pharmacists and continue to support the learning and development of our staff.
You’ll be someone who puts people at the heart of everything you do:
To apply for a Pre-Registration Optometrist place, you must be in the process of completing a degree in Optometry from a recognised UK School of Optometry with a minimum 2:2 classification.
This is a hands-on professional role, out on the store floor and working as part of a team to serve our customers.
During the course your tutor or supervisor will assess you, help you get your skills up to a level that meet the performance standards and support you as you prepare for the registration examination. The programme will give you plenty of practical experience. As well as attending Tesco leadership training, you will also receive the following:
The Optometrist programme includes:
As a Pre-Registration Optometrist, the people you’ll work with every day are:
To apply for a place on our Pre-Registration Programme you have to want to put customers first. If you’re excited by the chance of using your degree knowledge to make a difference for our customers, then this could be the opportunity you’ve been looking for.
If you have the right qualities and meet the academic criteria above, then we’d love to hear from you.
You should also be prepared to relocate, as we’ll be offering positions anywhere across the UK.
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