Trainee Dispensing Optician

Location
South of England - Within the Hampshire, Berkshire, Surrey, Wiltshire or Kent area
Salary
Competitive plus benefits
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
18 Jun 2017
Ref
OJ153-17
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Trainee Dispensing Optician, Leightons Opticians and Hearing Care

Full Time, 37.5 hours (5 days) per week, Monday – Saturday

Fast learners welcome

Love to learn? 

Working with Leighton’s Dispensing team, you’ll learn from the best. Our Dispensing Opticians can arm you with all the skills that you need to find the right frame for each face.

You will have the pick of the market’s finest frames and most sought after brands to share with customers, making it easier to deliver outstanding customer service and increase the branch’s profits.

Like us, you believe in going above and beyond to give customers the special treatment and care.

Naturally, you will be a great communicator and a fast learner. In return, we will give you a competitive salary plus an attractive benefits package and a great place to work.

PRODUCTS.  From world-renowned eyewear brands to independent boutique products and cutting edge lens technology, we know that enjoying your job comes from working with brands you love.

CARE.  Clinical excellence is at our heart, so we are always investing in making sure that doesn’t end when someone leaves the consulting room. That’s why we’re rolling out the ZEISS i.Terminal Mobile across our stores, so every customer enjoys a fitting experience as professional and precise as the lenses they are measured for.

SUPPORT.  Our TDO's work with fully qualified Dispensing Opticians in addition to highly trained optical assistants and are supported by a bespoke training academy, CET provision and a dedicated Professional Services team.

OPPORTUNITY.  Ready to step up in your career? As a Trainee Dispensing Optician with Leightons, you will have the opportunity to develop your career in the future, potentially as a Branch Manager and as a leader in the business, you can help shape the success of the branch, define the customer experience and influence the products you sell.

Read on to find out more.

Who we are

Leightons Opticians and Hearing Care is family owned. We have been in business now for over 86 years by caring deeply about our customers.

Our vital statistics

-       There are 22 lovingly created, company-owned, stores.

-       Plus, 9 proudly franchised outlets, 2 JV's, 1 that has its own totally unique identity - Spectrum Eyecare, and growing…

-       Employing 227 happy and caring employees.

-       Helping 1000s of customers to see… to hear… to live life to the full.

Why choose us?

Because we care…

We are an optician with a genuine commitment to customer care. We care deeply about our customers, staff, suppliers and our local communities.

We see things differently

We believe in taking time to deliver a genuinely personalised service. Because great service makes people happy, and happy people stay with us for longer. It is simple really.

The sky’s the limit

Find all the support and training that you need to develop in your role, have world-class suppliers at your fingertips and a top class team to help you deliver the very best care to customers.

As well as a great environment full of beautiful products, you’ll receive a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package, including:

·         Bonus scheme (unusually it’s uncapped!)

·         Pension Scheme

·         Life cover 2 x salary or 4 x salary if in the pension scheme

·         20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays

·         Staff discounts

Who we look for

There are all kinds of people working at Leightons that help us run our stores and keep things ticking along nicely. We find they broadly fit into the same kind mould and they are:

·         People who care about other people.

·         People who listen.

·         People who want to do the right thing.

·         People who aren’t content to sit still and adapt to change easily.

·         People who are motivated and driven and want to be the best they can be.

·         People who are fun to work with.

·         People who love life and want to help others live it to the full.

Think you’ll fit right in? Then get in touch.

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly, or if you would prefer to have a confidential discussion or meeting before applying, send us an email (recruitment@leightons.co.uk) or call us on 01252 823419.