Position: Contact Lens Optician

Location: Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, South West Wales

Salary: Up to £38,000 depending on experience

Working Hours: Full and part-time working patterns available

Experience Level: Must have previous experience working in an optician and be registered with the GOC


Specsavers Aberystwyth are recruiting for a qualified and GOC registered Contact Lens Optician, within their store, situated near outstanding coastal scenary.


As a Contact Lens Optician, there’s nothing quite like the feeling of being part of the Specsavers team where you’ll be part of a family that works together to give every customer the best possible service. Your role in this is crucial. With one in three UK contact lens wearers coming to us for lenses and advice, we ensure that millions of people get the right lenses, at a price they can afford.


In this key role, you’ll work to the highest professional standards, providing a contact lens fitting and aftercare service that’s in a whole different league. You’ll work to boost sales, profit and customer loyalty – exceeding customers’ needs as well as business objectives. In effect, you’ll be our resident expert, sharing your knowledge with customers and staff alike, all while working alongside our dedicated professionals, using the latest equipment.




Aberystwyth is located on the scenic west coast of Wales.  The A44 connects the town to other major cities and towns in Wales and England. From the east, you can take the A44 from the Midlands and Worcester, while from the north and south, you can connect via the A487 coastal road. 


Constitution Hill, in Aberystwyth, is home of the longest Cliff Railway in Britain and the biggest Camera Obscura in the World.


Trains operated by Transport for Wales provide direct connections to Aberystwyth from various cities and towns in Wales, including Cardiff, Shrewsbury, and Birmingham. The train journey to Aberystwyth offers scenic views of the Welsh countryside and coastline.


What’s on offer?

  • Up to £38,000 depending on experience.
  • Pension contribution
  • Support with CET
  • Exceptional clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Access to cutting-edge clinical technology, such as OCT


The Role in a Nutshell:


Carry out contact lens fitting and aftercare in accordance with Company procedures and professional guidelines

Deal with general enquiries and advise customers on contact lenses

Ensure that all customers have a clear understanding of the contact lens options for their prescription.  Advise customers on spectacle dispensing options, including current promotions

Ensure that appointment times are efficiently managed and that customer waiting time is minimized

Provide insertion / removal instruction to patients as required.


Then There’s You


As a qualified Contact Lens Optician, you’ll have what it takes to put customers at their ease. You’re also team-focused, with a passion for what you do – so you’re always up-to-date with the latest developments in the industry. With this approach plus our exciting career development options, you’ll stand every chance of going far.


Interested? To find out more contact Emma Johnston: emma.johnston@specsavers.com 01566 770125



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