Position: Contact Lens Optician
Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme
Salary: Up to £35,000 depending on experience – full time 375 hours – part time hours considered 
Working Hours: – Full time 37.5 or part time hours considered 
Experience Level: Must have a GOC number.

Specsavers – Newcastle-under-Lyme are recruiting for a qualified and GOC registered Contact Lens Optician.

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. We are a very busy store with our own CLO support team, 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?

  • Outstanding annual salary based on experience.
  • Established and sociable team of 50 
  • Access to cutting-edge clinical technology
  • 9 resident Optoms, giving lots of clinical support. 
  • CLO Team with 2 senior supervisors to support you in your own personal development plan.
  • WeCare- UK confidential employee helpline
  • Specsavers Perks – Perks is our discounted benefits scheme, which helps you to save money on a range of products and services
  • Subscription to the “Headspace” app
  • Performance related bonus scheme
  • Private medical and dental cover
  • Death in service/Permanent health insurance
  • GOC & ABDO Fees paid for
  • Alternate weekends available


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 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.


Find out more

For more information, please call me on 07375 968147  or email me at luke.taylor1@specsavers.com 




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