Contact Lens Optician – Bedford

Job Role
Contact Lens
Multiple Practice
Contract Type
Full Time
Location:Bedford Salary:Up to 45,000 (DOE) Working Hours: Full time or Part Time and would also consider 4 days condensed hours Experience Level: Must have previous experience working in an optician and must have a GOC number. Our Specsavers Bedford store are looking to recruit a new CLO as they are currently developing their previous CLO who is now on Pathway for Director. Development and career progression is key in this large and diverese store. As a Contact Lens Optician, theres nothing quite like the feeling of being part of the Specsavers team where youll be part of a family that works together to give every customer the best possible service. Your role in this is crucial. With one in three UK contact lens wearers coming to us for lenses and advice, we ensure that millions of people get the right lenses, at a price they can afford. In this key role, youll work to the highest professional standards, providing a contact lens fitting and aftercare service thats in a whole different league. Youll work to boost sales, profit and customer loyalty exceeding customers needs as well as business objectives. In effect, youll be our resident expert, sharing your knowledge with customers and staff alike, all while working alongside our dedicated professionals, using the latest equipment. Whats on offer?
  • Outstanding annual salary of up to 45,000 based on experience
  • Holiday allowance of 28 days including BH
  • Pension contribution
  • Support with CET
  • GOC and ABDO fees paid
  • Exceptional clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Access to cutting-edge clinical technology, such as OCT
  • To be part of a large, welcoming and friendly team
The Role in a Nutshell: 
  • Carry out contact lens fitting and aftercare in accordance with Company procedures and professional guidelines
  • Deal with general enquiries and advise customers on contact lenses
  • Ensure that all customers have a clear understanding of the contact lens options for their prescription. Advise customers on spectacle dispensing options, including current promotions
  • Ensure that appointment times are efficiently managed and that customer waiting time is minimized
  • Provide insertion / removal instruction to patients as required
Then theres you As a qualified Contact Lens Optician, youll have what it takes to put customers at their ease. Youre also team-focused, with a passion for what you do so youre always up-to-date with the latest developments in the industry. With this approach plus our exciting career development options, youll stand every chance of going far.