Qualified Dispensing Optician
This family-run, independent group of opticians realise that everyone is different so get to know our patients as individuals to understand and provide the best solutions for their lifestyle.
It’s the same for their family members.
This optician is a place to grow and develop as an individual, with ambition encouraged and opportunities on offer. They pride themselves on having a strong internal culture that is focussed on building a strong team, one of care and inclusivity.
They continue to grow as a business and as an essential healthcare provider, it is vital that they continue to care for both clients and the team throughout this challenging time.
Currently, the group has over 20 practices in their portfolio and is continually growing.
The company has one driving ambition, which is to help our customers get the most out of life by supporting their vision and their hearing.
They have made a success of the business for two reasons: the way they treat customers, and the way they treat their own staff. By providing a great working environment, and rewards worth having, they create an atmosphere where people enjoy their work, feel empowered, and can build lasting customer relationships
The work environment and what to expect;
Whilst adhering to traditional business values, this optician has a young leadership team which invests heavily in the latest technology and training. Most importantly, they are an independent – and because they are agile, they can implement new ideas quickly and easily. The managing director, knows all he staff personally, and sits down for a chat with each staff member once a quarter.
If you’re interested in joining this independent group of opticians, you’ll need to have the same high standards as they do. Every last detail counts, from taking customers’ coats at the door to exceptionally thorough eye and hearing care examinations.
Responsibilities of the Dispensing Optician
” Working with the Optometrist to determine the best solution for the client
” Dispensing, fitting and adjusting spectacles
” Performing contact lens teaches
” Being flexible to work with the practice team and other colleagues to deliver obsessively great service to every client.
” Following GOC and ABDO guidelines in practice and undertake CET to further develop
Requirements of the Dispensing Optician
” At least 2 years of experience as a Qualified Dispensing Optician ideally within a busy practice.
” The ability to dispense to all levels, commercially aware and competent in your abilities
” 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.
Compensation for the Qualified Dispensing Optician
” A competitive basic salary of up to £28,000
” 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays pro rata plus additional days holiday for your birthday each year.
” 3% employer / 5%employee pension.
” Cycle to work.
” Simply Health
” My work / solutions – discount and financial wellbeing platform
” Team discounts and family & friend’s discounts.
” Paid professional fees (GOC and professional indemnity which is currently the AOP). If part time pro rata.
” CET training provided every quarter after the quarterly roadshow, it provides 12 months annually
What happens next?
Once you have applied, one of the experienced team at Inspired Selections will give you a call to discuss the role in more detail.
They will also go over your previous experience from your CV and your current situation to make sure you have the relevant experience and match what the client is looking for.
Once this has been discussed leave it to us and we will arrange the meeting for you.
To apply for this new and rare opportunity:
– Call Chris at Inspired Selections on 0121 778 6999
– Upload your C.V to www.inspiredselections.co.uk
– SMS your Name and Availability for a call to 07537417722