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Contact Lens Optician

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Job Reference: 2 3 4 1 7 6 B R

Billericay, High St

Permanent

22.5 Hours

About the role

As a qualified Contact Lens Optician, you will be providing a high level of customer care and expert advice to make a real difference to our customers and keep them coming back. You will work in store across our clinics and the wider store to support the day to day operations, reporting to the Store Manager/Hub Manager.

Responsibilities include

• Using your passion for delivering patient care you'll work with colleagues to deliver a positive customer journey.
• Building longstanding relationships – not only with colleagues and customers but with healthcare professionals in the local community and explore the opportunities for delivering enhanced services
• Using your up to date knowledge of Contact Lens technology and spectacle dispensing to train and develop the wider optical team.
• Validating complex prescriptions and vulnerable groups and providing expert knowledge for patients with more specialist requirements.
• Opportunity to supervise a Student Contact Lens Optician/Student Dispensing Optician

What you’ll need to have

• Full GOC registration
• Qualified Contact Lens Optician
• Passion for patient care

Our benefits

• Reimbursement of Annual GOC Fees
• Annual CPD conferences
• Boots Retirement Savings Plan
• Discretionary annual bonus
• Generous employee discounts
• Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave pay and gift card for anyone expecting or adopting a child
Flexible benefits scheme including holiday buying, discounted gym membership, life assurance, activity passes and more.
• Access to free, 24/7 counselling and support through TELUS Health, our Employee Assistance Programme
We have a great range of benefits in addition to the above that offer flexibility to suit you - find out more at boots.jobs/rewards. Please note, any salary estimates given on third-party sites are not provided or endorsed by Boots and may not be accurate.

Why Boots Opticians

At Boots Opticians, 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 colleagues 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.
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 help 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 be asked to submit either a DBS (Disclosure & 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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