Stanway Optical, Colchester

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Job Title: Ophthalmic Optician
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive package
Hours: 39 Hours Per Week
Closing Date: 30/04/2017

We are a local and independent Co-operative and our Optical Service strives to be the first choice locally for families across Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex for all their optical needs.

As an Ophthalmic Optician, you will be responsible for conducting thorough eye examinations and contact lens assessments, as well as delivering aftercare to our clients. You will need to be clinically sensitive to patients, whilst understanding the commercial requirements of our business. You will work as part of a team, including with Optical Assistants, to ensure that your recommendations are carried through to dispensary.

You must be GOC registered with a current GOC number.

Everyone who works at the East of England Co-op has the opportunity to discuss flexibility for their working patterns.  We understand the importance of balancing work commitments with other activities and responsibilities, which is why we are happy to offer flexible working that fits with our operational requirements.  This can include part time work, reduced hours and job shares.  We are always looking to find the right solutions to suit our colleagues and the business.

If you wish to discuss the working pattern for this role, please include this in your application.


We are looking for a new colleague to work with us 39 hours per week to be worked on a rota basis to cover the range of trading hours which will be discussed during the interview process. 


If you're interested in the above role, please send a copy of your up-to-date CV along with a covering letter to quoting reference JE99/17. Should you have any questions with regards to this role please email us using the same address.