Position: Dispensing Optician
Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Salary: £30,000 per annum + lucrative bonus scheme + £5,000 joining bonus to be paid on successful completion of probation (terms apply)
Working hours: Full Time including four weekdays and one weekend day per week
Experience level: You must be a GOC registered Dispensing Optician

Specsavers in Chelmsford, Essex are looking to recruit a new Dispensing Optician. We’re seeking an ambitious Dispensing Optician to join our dynamic team. Be part of our continued success at one of the leading opticians in this fantastic area.


At Specsavers in Chelmsford, a social beacon of Essex, we also appreciate that as committed as you are to the dispensing of glasses, you have a personal life too, that’s why we can also offer flexibility when it comes to your working hours. Just talk to us about what you need, and we can make something work to make sure you have a healthy work-life balance!


What’s on Offer?

  • £30,000 annual salary
  • £5,000 joining bonus to be paid on successful completion of probation (terms apply)
  • Lucrative bonus scheme based on performance which is £130-£200 per month on average
  • 28 days annual leave entitlement
  • GOC fee’s covered
  • Large and 35-year established store with 8 testing tooms over 3 floors
  • Brand new shopfloor with a fresh white wall and luminated frame displays
  • Longstanding team – the three full time directors have been at Specsavers Chelmsford for 10-15 years since their pre-reg!
  • Social team in store with many events that they attend with the Springfield team!
  • Parking available in the city centre / short walk from the train station with direct links to Liverpool Street & Stratford
  • An array of restaurants nearby including Pret A Manger, Costa, Greggs, Subway, McDonalds, Five Guys, Nandos, TGI Fridays, Giggling Squid, Waga mamas, Las iguanas and more!
  • Support with CPD
  • Exceptional clinical and professional development opportunities which the store promotes.
  • Essex training centre within the store as well as a stand alone lab within 10 minutes of the site
  • Access to cutting-edge clinical technology
  • 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


Want to progress? All three partners started out as Saturday girls and have grown themselves to have 3 businesses! These partners are dedicated to supporting you with your future development both clinically and professionally.


What we’re looking for

You’ll need to be a qualified and GOC registered Dispensing Optician with the drive, passion, and the willingness to build upon our customer-focused culture. As part of our team, you’ll need to be able to provide a unique blend of customer care and professional excellence. You’ll need to demonstrate good attention to detail along with a passion for the community. Teamwork also forms a big part of our culture, so the ability to work well with others is essential.


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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