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Dispensing Optician / Dispensing Assistant - Chippenham

Full Time, including some regular Saturdays


We are looking for a qualified dispensing optician or unqualified experienced dispenser.

Main Responsibilities

  • Dispensing spectacles to prescriptions.
  • Carrying out collections, adjustments and repairs to spectacles.
  • Ensure practice efficiency and compliance with Company procedures.
  • Ensure total customer satisfaction with products and services.
  • Be an effective motivator, supporting, supervising, training and developing staff.
  • Realise the full potential of the practice with regard to patient numbers and sales targets.
  • Ensure that the sale and supply of spectacles and Contact Lenses only takes place under the supervision of a registered optician for children under the age of 16 years and those who are registered sight impaired or severely sight impaired.

Personal Specification - Skills, Knowledge and Experience

You will either need to be a Dispensing Optician registered with the GOC or an experienced and competent dispenser for all prescription and lens types. You will also need:

  • A Strong background in customer service and commitment to customer care.
  • Confidence in dealing with people, with the ability to quickly and easily build rapport and relationships with patients and practice teams.
  • To be able to communicate clearly and concisely, without using jargon or technical language.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Listening skills, to ensure you're giving the customer the best advice.
  • Sales experience, and the ability to inspire customer loyalty.
  • Teamworking skills, and the ability to lead and motivate staff.
  • A flexible approach to work and the ability to adapt to change.
  • Self-motivation.
  • Attention to detail.
  • The ability to put the customer first and act in a professional manner in all situations, able to act with tact and discretion.
  • Positive and outgoing.
  • Flexibility – able to be flexible on days worked and providing cover to other practices.
  • Well-presented and professional.

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Alternatively, you can contact our Head Office:

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  • 01672 513686

General Enquiries

01672 513686

Haine & Smith Enquiries
7-8 Salisbury Road Business Park
Salisbury Road

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