About Shephard & Akay Optometrists
Established in 1974, Shephard & Akay are Hitchin’s leading independent opticians and contact lens specialists.
The success of the practice has been built by providing a bespoke patient experience, outstanding clinical standards, and an exclusive range of eyewear brands.
As a result, the team are now looking for a new Dispensing Optician to join them in delivering a truly unforgettable patient experience.
What’s the Opportunity?
Shephard & Akay are looking to appoint a passionate Dispensing Optician who takes pride in exceeding expectations and delivering a personalised service to a wide range of patients (including very young children).
You must be a fully qualified Dispensing Optician (ABDO member), with excellent clinical and communication skills, strong team-spirit, and have a genuine enthusiasm for finding the right solutions for each patient.
Equally important are your personal values – we’re looking for someone who is:
There is also no expectation of Sunday work or work on Bank Holidays in this position.
As an independent practice, Shephard & Akay has fantastic flexibility when it comes to stocking frames & lenses. What isn’t in-practice can usually be ordered in for patients, and you can also have your say on the stock that the practice brings in.
Here is a (small) selection of the current brands on offer here:
- Tom Ford
- Tiffany & Co
Located in the centre of Hitchin in a beautiful historic building, Shephard & Akay has plenty of nearby parking options, and is also accessible via the London Cambridge trainline and local bus routes.
As a practice supported by Hakim Group, working for Shephard & Akay means that you’ll gain access to a national community of independent practices, as well as a few added extras!
- Financial Flexibility Fund
- Healthcare Cash-plan
- Professional Advancement Through HG Academy
- HG Giftbox Savings Platform
- Cycle to Work Scheme
To get more information, or to apply for this role – get in touch with Spencer Grout on 07737 715 282 or email firstname.lastname@example.org