Qualified Dispensing Optician

09 Dec 2018
05 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

A very exciting opportunity has become available for a customer focused, commercially aware & self-driven Qualified Dispensing Optician on a full time, permanent basis.
This role is to either take on a management role within the practice managing the team and driving the business forward or as a straight Dispensing Optician focussing on dispensing on the shopfloor.

This practice is situated on a high street where there is free parking and loyal customer base. They have a very friendly and welcoming team in place, who all work for each other to deliver the highest levels of care possible and they have a very good local reputation for excellence in customer care.

Responsibilities of the Qualified Dispensing Optician

The role will entail dispensing spectacles to all levels, conducting pre-screen tests and contact lens teaches. You will also be required to carry out frame styling and give patients advice on options. Reception duties and general admin may also be a part of the role and helping with the smooth running of the practice.
Should you choose to take on the management role you will be working within a team of around 10 people. You will train, coach and develop the team while driving sales in store and being hands on dispensing on the shopfloor.

Requirements of the Qualified Dispensing Optician

My client is looking at newly qualified or experienced candidates having worked within a busy practice, but must have FBDO qualification.
The ability to dispense to all levels. A friendly and personable demeanour and strong personal work ethic. A customer focused approach to your work and the ability to build a strong rapport with customers and colleagues alike ideally being commercially aware.

Compensation for the Qualified Dispensing Optician

For your efforts a competitive salary up to £32,000 is on offer along with additional benefits depending on skill, experience and role to be taken on. You will also have the opportunity to receive further training and continued professional or academic development depending on your chosen career path where you will be joining a professional team in a fun and relaxed environment.
As there is 7 day testing there is also the option to work alternate weekends a huge benefit in optics (working both Sat and Sun) so 6 days 1 week and 4 days week 2


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