Contact Lens Optician – Manchester Arndale

What you’ll do

Position: Contact Lens Optician
Location: Manchester Arndale
Salary: Up to £40,000 depending on experience 
Working Hours: Full-Time or Part-Time opportunity 
Experience Level: Must have previous experience working in an optician and must have a GOC number.


Specsavers Manchester are recruiting for a qualified and GOC registered Contact Lens Optician.


As a Contact Lens Optician, there’s nothing quite like the feeling of being part of the Specsavers team where you’ll 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, you’ll work to the highest professional standards, providing a contact lens fitting and aftercare service that’s in a whole different league. You’ll work to boost sales, profit and customer loyalty – exceeding customers’ needs as well as business objectives. In effect, you’ll be our resident expert, sharing your knowledge with customers and staff alike, all while working alongside our dedicated professionals, using the latest equipment.


What’s on offer?

  • Outstanding annual salary of up to £40,000 depending on experience.  
  • Full time and part time hours

  • NO late nights

  • Management and supervisory duties available

  • Dedicated Contact Lens area in store!

  • 33 days holiday (inc bank holidays)

  • GOC fees paid for 
  • Dental and health cover available

  • Specsavers Perks – discounts or cashback at almost 1000 retailers

  • Exceptional clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Access to cutting-edge clinical technology, such as OCT


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 there’s you

You will be a recently qualified or experienced Contact Lens Optician. (GOC Registered).
You may be a Contact Lens Optician that is looking for a step up into management. 


Platinum employer:
This store is an accredited Platinum Employer, which means you can expect an exceptional employee experience every single day you work here. The Platinum Employer Scheme is part of our drive to become a famous place to work. Stores with this accreditation have been verified on five key employer standards: Recruitment, Performance Management and Reward, Talent Management, Learning and Development and Employee Engagement.


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