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Mobile Optical Dispenser

Duncan and Todd
Closing date
29 Dec 2021

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Job Role
Dispensing Optician
Multiple Practice
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

We are currently recruiting for an Mobile Optical Dispenser to support our Edinburgh City and surrounding practices. The ideal candidate will be someone who can drive and is able to work in Edinburgh and borders including Dalkeith, Haddington and Peebles.

This is a great opportunity with the following responsibilities:

Making recommendations to and advising patients on spectacle lens and spectacle frame options following their eye test with the resident Optometrist

Carrying out basic repairs to spectacle frames

Adjusting new and previously dispensed spectacle frames to ensure the most comfortable fit for patients

Assisting patients with queries relating to every aspect of wearing spectacles and contact lenses

Being the first point of contact for patients in the practice, face to face and over the telephone

Managing the practice appointment diary giving consideration to patient appointment requests and staff availability

Giving patients demonstrations on how to insert and remove contact lenses.

Processing deliveries and collections of stock

Administration and maintenance of patient records, databases and NHS paperwork

General housekeeping duties to ensure the practice is clean, tidy and presentable

Other ad-hoc duties as and when required

For this role:

Previous experience in an Optical Dispensing role is desirable

As a company we are able to offer:

- Competitive salary + Mobile Uplift

- Enhanced sick pay

- Generous staff discount for yourself, family and friends

- The opportunity to work for a company that cares.

- Access to high street discounts and other benefits through the Company employee benefits portal


The Duncan and Todd Group is the largest independent optical and hearing care specialist in Scotland.

The Duncan and Todd Group has over 40 years of experience in delivering excellent clinical services to its local communities. 

Our aim since day one has always been to provide professional, quality care and to make these services accessible to local communities – irrespective of whether you reside in a city or rural location, with 42 practices across Scotland the group is well placed to deliver this.

We pride ourselves on putting our people at the heart of everything we do.  This is true to both the communities we serve and the people who make this happen.  We invest in and nurture our talent, with many of our experienced teams having over 20 years of service.

With extensive optical and audiology services, a multi-million-pound ophthalmic lens laboratory, as well as a corporate eyecare provision the opportunities, are endless.

Our brands include: Duncan and Todd Opticians and Hearing Care, 2020 Opticians, JM MacDonald, IC Andrew, James Hughes, Browns and Douglas Dickie. 

Find Us
01224 211911
14 Crown Terrace
AB11 6HE
United Kingdom
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