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Contact Lens Optician

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Job Reference: 196001BR

Tunbridge Wells, Calverley Road

Permanent

Part-time

ABOUT THE ROLE

As a Contact Lens Optician, you will be a vital part of the store team. You will support our patients and customers by offering great contact lens solutions along with professional advice and guidance. You will work closely with the Optical team in store, share your knowledge and experience, and provide the very best customer care.

As part of your role you will work as part of a team. As a professional leader you will support and advise team members in contact lens policy and standards to make sure we have our patients at the centre of our business. You will therefore:

  • Complete contact lens fittings, and help to provide ongoing aftercare, taking care of your patients and managing your clinics effectively as well as occasionally dispensing spectacles.
  • Use professional judgement for contact lens clinical decisions that need to be taken within the practice.
  • Provide support for the team with dispensing optical solutions to a wide range of customers including children and those with complex prescriptions.
  • Coaching and developing Optical Consultants in your practice, with potential opportunity to supervise a Student Contact Lens Optician.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO HAVE
  • Full GOC registration
  • Have true passion for customer care and working collaboratively as a part of a wider team.
  • Qualified Contact Lens Opticians

OUR BENEFITS
  • Competitive salary plus discretionary uncapped bonus scheme.
  • Competitive Retirement Savings Plan.
  • Generous employee discount plus enhanced discounts for Boots brands, Boots Opticians and Boots Hearingcare
  • GOC fees paid
  • 30 days holidays Inc. Bank holiday, with the opportunity to buy more.
  • Continuous Professional Development modules and events
  • Additional flexible benefits that allow you to create a package that best suits your individual needs including cycle to work vouchers, discounted gym membership, cinema and restaurant discounts, and much more.
We have a great range of benefits in addition to the above that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you; click here to view our full list of company benefits (all rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility).

WHY BOOTS OPTICIANS

Our purpose is to help everyone see what’s possible, so we’re looking for people who go the extra mile to change things for the better for our customers and our team members. You'll be joining a company that is evolving and always looking to improve. We foster a working environment where consideration and inclusivity help everyone to be themselves and reach their full potential. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, passionate about embracing the diversity of our team members and providing a positive and inclusive working environment for all. Join our team and let’s see what’s possible when we change for the better.

To find out more about life and careers with us, click here.

WHAT’S NEXT?

If your application is successful, our recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview. If you have not been successful on this occasion you will be notified by email.

We are always open to discussing possible flexible working options and what this may look like for you, including job share and reduced hours. If you require additional support as part of the application and interview process, we are happy to provide reasonable adjustments to enable you to be at your best.

This role requires the successful candidate to complete a Pre-employment check after receiving an offer. Depending on your location you will asked to submit either a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service), PVG (Protection of Vulnerable groups) or an Access NI Check.

This role requires the successful candidate to complete a Pre-employment check after receiving an offer. Depending on your location you will asked to submit either a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service), PVG (Protection of Vulnerable groups) or an Access NI Check.

Boots is a Ban the Box employer and will consider the suitability of applicants with criminal convictions on a case-by-case basis

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