Position: Contact Lens Optician
Location: Bishops Stortford
Salary: From £35,000+ pro rata depending on experience PLUS £6,000 welcome bonus

Working Hours: 3 or 4 days per week (flexible on which days)
Experience Level: Role is suited to newly qualified or experienced contact lens professionals

 

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.

 

What’s on Offer?

  • An annual salary from £35,000+ (depending on experience)
  • £6,000 welcome bonus (T’s&C’s apply)
  • 3 or 4 days per week 
  • Large contact lens business at the store – you would have your own admin team
  • Large store with 6 test rooms including hear care and a lab.
  • Medical and Dental care
  • GOC Fee’s paid
  • Holiday allowance of 25 days + bank holidays per year
  • Pension contribution
  • Free parking on a rota system
  • Train station within a 5 minute walk from the store with direct links to London Liverpool Street
  • Director in the store has been a partner for 14 years and has developed colleagues clinically and professionally including pathway
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Support with CPD
  • Access to the latest clinical technology such as OCT
  • WeCare- WeCare looks after your wellbeing with a 24/7 UK-based online GP, mental health counselling, a get fit programme, legal and financial guidance, plus much more. Using your phone, tablet or desktop, you and your family have 24/7 access to thousands of experts, all from the comfort of your own home.
  • Annual subscription to the “Headspace” app

 

We are passionate about the clinical development of our team, and as our new Contact Lens Optician, we would support you with extra courses and specialisms that interest you. Whatever your ambitions, from MECs qualifications and accreditations.  Even if you’re keen to do the Optometry conversion course – we’ll do everything we can to help you be the best clinician you can be. 

 

What we’re looking for

Alongside being a qualified and GOC registered Contact Lens Optician, we are searching for someone who shares our store’s ethos. Someone who wants to grow, develop and offer exceptional customer care along the way. We want a practitioner who prides themselves on their clinical judgment, that isn’t afraid of a hands-on approach and who is keen to get involved and build rapport with the rest of the team. In summary, we’re looking for a skilled Contact Lens Optician to join us, be part of the team and assist in driving our practice forward.

 

Get in touch

If you like the sound of this opportunity, get in touch, we’d love to tell you more about it. Contact Natassia Gunn on 01566 478002 or natassia.gunn@specsavers.com

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