We are looking for a full time Dispensing Optician to join our leading family group of independent opticians. We strongly believe in our people and provide them with the best tools to thrive in a growing business, with a career structure designed to make the professional journey smoother.
This position is based in one of our community leading practice Donne & Browning Opticians in Bedford, Bedfordshire, which has been offering dedicated, caring and professional service for over 39 years. You must be well-presented, warm and welcoming with the ability to build a rapport with each of our patients.
Main Purpose of job:
To ensure you offer the absolute best in clinical services with the ability to work with an experienced team building good synergy and efficiency. This results in the best customer experiences which is what we strive for.
Ensuring every customer gets a great experience when they come into our store.
Listening to our customers wants and needs
Explaining our products and offers
Assist on giving good, clear advice and making a positive impression
Skilled when working with children as we are specialists in paediatric optical services
Interpret optical prescriptions
Ideally Looking for a Dispensing Optician with a flair of ‘Style’
Give advice to patients on lens types, frames and styling
Take frame and facial measurements to ensure correct fit and positioning
Advice partially sighted patients in the use of low vision aids
Advise patients when adjustments or repairs to spectacles are needed
Select, manage and order a range of optical products
Order lenses from prescription houses
Check lenses on delivery to ensure that they meet the required specifications
Arrange and maintain shop displays
Liaise with sales representatives from vision care product suppliers
Supervise and train trainee dispensing opticians
Keep accurate patient and business records
All of our team members enjoy a whole range of fantastic benefits including;
Competitive salary based on experience
Access to an innovative discount’s platform
An attractive bonus plan
Have your birthday off as standard as well as 28 days’ annual leave pro rata
Let us look after the cost of your health with our healthcare cash plan scheme
Access to our own Financial Flexibility Fund
We’ll also fill you in on our FISH philosophy – Finding Inner Self Happiness. This is the secret ingredient that saw us come top of the Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to work for. Sound intriguing? You’ll have to apply to find out more!
If you feel you are suitable for our full time Dispensing Optician position, we would love to hear from you!