Position: Dispensing Optician
Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex
Salary: Total package worth up to £33,000 per annum depending on experience

Working hours: Full time or part time, minimum 3 days

Experience level: This role is open to both newly qualified and experienced Dispensing Opticians who are registered with the GOC


We have a brand-new opportunity for a Dispensing Optician to join our state-of-the-art busy store in Eastbourne. You will join an excellent team of 55 highly trained optical professionals, some who have been working in the store for over 30 years!


Specsavers in Eastbourne relocated its premises in 2015 and spent over £1 million on the relocation and refurbishment. In November 2023 the store had a further refurbishment meaning you will be joining a store that looks and feels fresh, new, and modern with large windows allowing a lot of light in. The store boasts 9 test rooms all fully equipped with the highest and newest clinical technology.


Eastbourne are a community-focused store who are dedicated to their customers and ensure they receive an excellent patient experience. We are looking for a Dispensing Optician who is forward-thinking and ready to use their passion and knowledge to help build on our ever-growing and loyal customer base.


Conveniently located in The Beacon Shopping Centre there are excellent transport links with Eastbourne Railway Station being a 5-minute walk as well as regular bus services if you’re driving there is parking available in the shopping centre car park and season passes can be purchased.


What’s on Offer?

  • Total package worth up to £33,000 per annum depending on experience
  • 33 days annual leave per annum plus your birthday off
  • Parking available in shopping centre – season passes can be purchased
  • Professional fees paid
  • Flexible benefits package (can be tailored to your needs)
  • Specsavers Perks Plus – Perks is our discounted benefits scheme
  • Subscription to the “Headspace app”
  • WeCare: Confidential UK employee health and well-being support service
  • Pension contribution
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Support with CPD points
  • Access to the latest clinical technology

Platinum employer

Our store is an accredited Platinum Employer – this means you can expect an exceptional employee experience every single day you work here. The Platinum Employer Scheme is part of the Specsavers drive to become a famous place to work. Stores with this accreditation have been verified on five key employer standards: Recruitment, Performance Management and Reward, Talent Management, Learning and Development and Employee Engagement.


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.


Find out more

If you like the sound of this opportunity, get in touch, we’d love to tell you more about it. Contact Lauren Singh on 01566 788629 or email lauren.singh@specsavers.com



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