Location: Weston Super Mare
Salary: NQ – £24,000 – salary dependent on experience + BONUS  
Working Hours:  Full Time or Part Time hours considered
Experience Level: Must have previous experience working in an optician and must have a GOC number.

 

Weston-Super-Mare, also known simply as Weston, is a seaside town in North Somerset are recruiting for a Dispensing Optician

 

Come and join our accomplished team as a Dispensing Optician at Specsavers Weston Super Mare, where we are at the height of customer care. Join us and help work to ensure every single one of our customers receives the very best patient experience. We’re community-focused and we need someone ready to use their passion, skills and experience to build on our ever-growing and loyal customer base.

 

Our Dispensing Opticians are the face of our clinic on the shop floor and usually an integral part of our store management team, so we’re keen to get you up to speed with management responsibilities. With ILM courses, pre-reg supervision and Specsavers Partnership Pathway available, we can guide you on your way to becoming a great leader. This – along with your clinical expertise – will stand you in good stead if you choose to become a store director yourself one day.

 

We’re dedicated to our customers, but what really makes this role stand out is that we offer a workplace with a difference – where people grow both personally and professionally.

 

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, up to £24,000 per annum
  • A highly-rewarding performance-based bonus scheme
  • Pension contribution
  • Support with CET
  • Exceptional clinical and professional development opportunities
  • 33 days al
  • Tailor made package to support your needs
  • Specsavers Enhanced Perks – Perks is our discounted benefits scheme, which helps you to save money on a range of products and services like travel, home, motoring and health and leisure. Healthcare cash plans that pay out up to a maximum benefit to the employee on production of receipts/evidence of Health care services. There is also a comprehensive Travel plan. Employees can also top up these plans to include their partner and/or children.
  • Subscription to the “Headspace” App
  • WeCare – UK confidential employee helpline
  • Local employed Optoms
  • 40 members of staff
  • 2 CLO’s
  • Management or CLO courses available

 

The Role in a Nutshell:

  • Ensure that you provide good levels of customer service to customers at all times.
  • Liaise with Optometrists to ensure that each customer you dispense receives a consistent quality handover.
  • Manage aftersales service (including complaints and problem solving) in a customer service focused ‘can do’ manner.
  • Contribute to achievement of individual and team sales targets by demonstrating effective professional sales techniques.

 

Then there’s you

Alongside being a qualified and GOC registered Dispensing Optician, we are searching for someone who shares our store’s ethos. Someone who wants to grow, develop and offer exceptional customer care along the way. We want a practitioner who prides themselves on their clinical judgment, that isn’t afraid of a hands-on approach and who is keen to get involved and build rapport with the rest of the team. In summary, we’re looking for a skilled Dispensing Optician to join us, be part of the team and assist in driving our practice forward.

 

Get in touch

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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