Trainee Dispensing Optician

Established in 1980, Gareth Roberts Opticians is a family-owned business which is at the heart of the local community. With a focus on providing a friendly and customer centred service, the dedicated and close-knit team, have gained the business an enviable reputation. The company is passionate about looking after its team as much as its customers, by providing career development opportunities, a great working environment, and ongoing support and recognition.

The Role – Trainee Dispensing Optician

Through distanced learning over three years, you will be working towards the Level 6 Diploma in Ophthalmic Dispensing, accredited by the Association of British Dispensing Opticians. This course has a strong focus on mathematics and science, therefore the natural ability to learn with these subject matters is essential.

Over your initial few months in the role, you will be shadowing the Dispensing Optician, to learn how to advise customers on various type of lenses and frames, including how they should wear and care for their spectacles. As your role develops your duties will include, although will not be limited to:

  • Offering a warm welcome from the moment customers walk through the door
  • Assisting with enquiries over the telephone
  • Ensuring the smooth and efficient management of the store diary
  • Updating records and providing administrative support to ensure smooth running of the store
  • Providing guidance on offers and products including the latest optical examination
  • Processing customer collections, and ensuring fit and comfort are checked and any necessary adjustments made
  • Updating records and providing administrative support to ensure smooth running of the store

How to apply

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