Location: St Austell, Cornwall

Salary: Competitive basic depending on your experience.
Working Hours:  Part Time
Experience Level: Must have previous experience working in an optician and must have a GOC number.

 

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.

 

About Specsavers:
Specsavers began 40 years ago with the vision of two optometrists, Doug, and Mary Perkins, who set out to provide best-value eyecare to everybody. Their passion for optometry has led Specsavers to become the largest privately-owned optical group in the world, delivering high-quality, affordable optical and hearing care. And it continues to shape the lives and experience of thousands of colleagues who are developing their careers with us across the globe. We are proud of how far we’ve come as a business, now we want to see you grow with us too.

 

What’s on offer?

  • Outstanding annual salary based on experience – we can talk more about this at interview
  • Pension contribution
  • Support with CET
  • Exceptional clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Access to cutting-edge clinical technology, such as OCT
  • Specsavers Enhanced Perks – Perks is our discounted benefits scheme.
  • Subscription to the “Headspace” App
  • WeCare – UK confidential employee helpline

 

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.

 

Find out more

If you like the sound of this opportunity, I’d love to tell you more about it.  Please get in touch at Jakki.Whitehouse@specsavers.com, call me on 01566 788 644 / 07526 507 195 or drop me a WhatsApp message. 

 

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