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Mobile Optical Advisor - Croydon

Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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Job Role
Optical Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

As a domiciliary Optical Advisor, you can help our most vulnerable patients with their eyesight in the comfort of their homes in and around Croydon/South London.

The role is much more varied than in practice! You'll be delivering, fitting and adjusting prescription glasses in the patients home and care homes, travelling around your region. Your role will also involve assisting our optometrists in a care home setting helping with pre-testing and dispensing to these Patients. All your routes and appointments are booked by our expert Scheduling team and with full support from our in-house Professional Services department. You can be sure that you'll have everything you need to give your patients the best possible care and attention.

You must be a confident driver with at least two years of driving experience.

Full training is given.

Your key Accountabilities

  • Always adhere to the GOC standards of practice
  • Follow professional and sector guidance wherever possible and practicable
  • Create a safe working environment prioritising yours and your patients safety
  • Create an effective communication style that is sensitive to each patients unique and sometimes complex needs
  • Follow and attain set KPIs
  • Explain each procedure clearly as you've through the dispense/fittings.
  • Giving advice, information and support to patients living with sight loss (GOC registered dispensing opticians only).
  • Confirm understanding of your recommendations and test outcomes to appropriate parties eg: patient/care staff/family
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with central support and clinical staff throughout the company
  • Ensure all statutory and mandatory training is completed

What's on offer?

  • An annual salary of up to 24,355 pa.
  • Performance-related bonus.
  • Fully expensed company car.
  • Access to a Stay Safe App enhancing safety for lone workers.
  • Access to ou'lleague assistance programme, Health Assured supporting the wellbeing of the workforce.
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Pension matched up to 5%
  • Full and Part-Time opportunities available.
  • 33 days holiday entitlement (inclusive of bank holidays).
  • Three 'treat' days for 100% attendance.
  • Discounted eyewear and hearing products.
  • Weekends and bank holidays off!

About you

Along with excellent communication skills and the ability to demonstrate empathy and patience, you'll also be a motivated individual, commercially aware and focused on achieving your own goals. You'll be comfortable and confident working alone and as part of a regional team and


Company info
01793 648607
10-14 High Street
Old Town

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