Dispensing Optician Manager
Salary: £40,000 (subject to experience)
Working Hours: Full and Part-Time opportunities
Experience Level: Will consider experienced and qualified dispensing opticians  

 

Specsavers in Morpeth are looking for an experienced Dispensing Optician to join them as a manager. We will be a community-focused store dedicated to ensuring that every one of our customers receives an excellent patient experience. We are seeking a manager or Dispensing Optician with great leadership skills that is ready to use their passion and knowledge to help us build on our ever-growing and loyal customer base. 

 

We offer an excellent clinical environment with 2 test rooms and another soon to be converted, all with autophoropters and OCT. There is a close-knit experienced clinical team of Optometrists, Contact Lens Optician and Dispensing Opticians.

 

We are very focused on the work/life balance and flexibility of our team, so would love to talk to you about your ideal working week, whether that is that you would like fixed days or less weekend working – we want to make it work for you.

 

About The Area

 

Morpeth is located towards the Southern end of Northumberland, approximately 15 miles North of Newcastle Upon Tyne and 18 miles South of Alnwick. There are plenty of things to do in Morpeth, take a trip to the Sanderson Arcade which is a beautifully created shopping area that is definitely worth a mention as an attraction, not just a place to shop. Carlisle Park is a beautiful public open space and has tennis courts, children’s play areas, rowing boats and a skate park. Just outside of Morpeth is the Whitehouse Farm Centre, a 40 acre farm with a large range of exciting  animals, they have been welcoming and educating visitors for years. There are walks that take you through woodland and along the river banks, excellent golf facilities and Farmers markets, as well as Mosques nearby. 

 

What’s on Offer?

  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity pay 
  • WeCare
  • Specsavers Perks – Discount platform
  • Headspace subscription
  • Pension auto enrolment 
  • Electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme 
  • Birthday leave – Enjoy an additional paid day off work 
  • £220 worth of Optical products every year (glasses, contact lenses, eye health products)
  • Free sight test including OCT every year as required 
  • £75 off for a friend or family member when the order is £149 or above (twice per year)
  • Free wax removal every year (can be gifted to family/friend if not used)
  • 50% off a hearing aid (up to £500 / €570) every 4 years (cannot be used with the £495 range)
  • For friends and family: £100/€100 off selected hearing aids – minimum of 2 golden tickets per year

 

We are passionate about the clinical development of our team, our Dispensing Opticians are an integral part of our store management team, so we’re keen to get you up to speed. With ILM courses, Pre-Reg supervision and the Specsavers Partnership scheme (Pathway) all available to explore. Along with your clinical and retail expertise – this will stand you in good stead if you choose to become a store director yourself one day.

 

Any Questions?
 

For more information on the store, location or role or to have a confidential chat, please connect with Leah in the recruitment team on 07301 503746 or Leah.Khalfan@specsavers.com

 

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