Dispensing Optician or Optical Advisor advertised by GlosJobs.co.uk

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Independent Eyecare Centre

Contact Information:
Independent Eyecare Centre
144 Bath Road
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL53 7NG

Tel: 01242 222 802

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Dispensing Optician or Optical Advisor

Cheltenham

Independent Eyecare is an Independent Opticians based on the thriving Bath Road in Cheltenham.
This is a great opportunity for a Dispensing Optician/ Experienced Optical Advisor/Dispenser to
work 4-5 days per week. Under new ownership we are looking for a passionate, driven individual who
shares our vision to develop further the business to offer the highest possible standards of clinical and
optical care.

OPTICAL ADVISOR / DISPENSER
Person Specification

 Previous optical experience essential
 Excellent communication skills
 Proven customer service and sales skills
 Personable
 Able to handle multiple tasks
 Keen to learn and further themselves
 Enthusiasm

Role and Responsibilities
 Meeting and greeting patients
 Delivering exceptional customer service
 Booking and managing appointments
 Pre-screening patients
 Advising and recommending frames, lenses and products
 Teaching new contact lens wearers
 Processing cash and card transactions
 Checking deliveries and maintaining stock control
 Maintaining a clean, well-stocked and attractive practice

DISPENSING OPTICIAN
Person Specification

 GOC registered
 Strong customer service ethos
 Reliable team player
 Excellent communication skills
 Proactive with great organisational skills
 Dedicated and flexible to meet demands of a growing business
Role and Responsibilities
 Keep abreast of most up to date lenses and frames.
 Converse professionally over a diverse range of patient/supplier/clinician interactions.
 Check and fit spectacles to a high standard.
 Maintain high levels of customer service in clinical dispensing.

 Teaching new contact lens wearers.
 Be aware of your own performance progression and be proactive in developing and maintaining it.
 Maintain a friendly, warm and welcoming atmosphere in the practice.
 Work with the team to grow and develop the practice.
 Some supervising/managerial decision making responsibilities.
 Day to day clinic and staff management
 Digital and social media experience beneficial

BENEFITS
 Hours: 4-5 days a week Monday to Saturday, 9am to 5.30pm (no Sundays or Bank Holidays)
 Salary: Negotiable (depending upon your level of experience)
 28 days holiday, pension (if eligible).
 Lovely working environment
 Working alongside 2 part-time Optical Advisors and three part-time Optometrists including two
practice owners.

This role may be subject to DBS clearance.

If you would like to join our warm, friendly and professional team, please send us a cover letter and
CV to Tony Burke or Aisling O’Donovan, Practice Owners by clicking on Apply Now. We would be delighted to hear from you.

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