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Dispensing Optician or Experienced Optical Assistant

WJ Henderson Optometrist
Perth, Perth and Kinross
£22,500 - £30,000 depending upon qualifications and experience
Closing date
7 Dec 2023

Dispensing Optician or Experienced Optical Assistant

Our well-established and reputable Optical practice based in Perth has a great opportunity for a Dispensing Optician or Experienced Optical Assistant on a part or full-time basis.

We are an independent practice whose primary goal is to provide an exceptional standard of eyecare in our local community, and to deliver this in a professional but friendly manner.  We have a great reputation for our high standard of clinical care and take pride in being accessible to a wide patient demographic.

We are a strong team of 3 optometrists, 2 dispensing opticians, dispensing assistant, receptionist, and practice manager.  Our culture, atmosphere and approach to staff wellbeing ensures we have a very low staff turnover.

We have a high demand for our services with 2 clinics running 6 days per week and primary examination times of between 40-60 minutes.  The generous time allocated to patient care also ensures that our dispensing team can offer a personalised service to our patients and that patient satisfaction is kept at a high standard.
Key Duties

  • Advising patients on the fit and supply of spectacle frames and lenses most appropriate for their specific visual and lifestyle needs
  • Working with a wide range of frames and lenses to cater to a diverse patient demographic
  • Full-time or part-time role.  Specific days are negotiable but will require some Saturday (to 3pm) working

Package and Benefits

  • Salary £22,500 - £30,000 depending upon qualifications and experience
  • Workplace pension 32 days holiday per year
  • GOC & ABDO fees paid (if applicable)

Key Skills and Qualifications

  • Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom
  • Works well in a team
  • Minimum 2 years optical experience (essential)
  • Fully qualified Dispensing Optician (preferred but not essential)
  • GOC registered (preferred but not essential)

Experienced Optical Assistants will be fully supported in attaining their formal Dispensing Optician Qualification

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