Blackheath Eyecare Careers

Job Opportunities with Blackheath Eyecare Opticians

We are expanding our team to better enable us to provide the quality service that we have become known for. We are looking for new team members that share our ethos and can add something of themselves to the practice. If you think you have the dynamism, focus and patient centred ideal to aid in our mission to provide excellent eye health care and eye wear to our patients then read on!

The roles we need filling…

Optical Assistant Required

We are currently looking to recruit a high calibre Optical Assistant or Dispensing Optician to work between two established independent practices.

Blackheath Eyecare Logo Eyediology Opticians Logo

Eyediology practice is based in the trendy area of Spitalfields and Blackheath Eyecare in the leafy suburb of Blackheath. The role will be split between both practices.

This is a family run practice with a great relationship between the teams. The premises are modern with up-to-date equipment for testing.

Blackheath Eyecare is a clinical practice where primary focus is on quality of eye exams and associated care. We offer OCT assessment, comprehensive CL fitting services, Ortho-K, dry eye clinics and treatments. We also offer MECs and a specialist NHS paediatric service. As a staff member it is important to understand these services and assist with soft and RGP contact lens fitting teaches, as well as assisting with pre-screening and the medical services provided. We also have a fantastic range of eye wear on offer and a personalised service which makes dispensing very enjoyable. We have a wonderful local patient base with many families we have known for years and would like any new team member to continue to offer a personal yet professional service.

Eyediology has a fantastically diverse customer base. Located in the trendy area of Spitalfields, next to the City of London. We have a great selection of frames covering a wide variation in styles. Again, we offer a full range of optometric services. We are an omni-channel business with all our frames on display is directly linked to our website so potential customers can browse and look at our frame collection on line.

We require the candidate to have the following skill set:

  • Good understanding of frames and lenses is essential or someone who is willing to learn
  • Excellent customer service skills; a smart, confident and charismatic person with a knack for building a good rapport with people.
  • Passionate about eyewear – experienced or willing to learn

In summary, this is a fantastic opportunity if you are confident, reliable and want to operate in an environment where ideas are heard and your skills, experience and creativity can impact the practice directly on a daily basis.

Dispensing Optician

This is a permanent position (exact days/hours to be decided).

  • Have an up to date knowledge of fashion, frame styles and current eye wear technology.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, spoken and listening).
  • Be computer literate with a good level of competency with MS Office application (Word, Excel, Outlook etc.).
  • Have a pleasant and welcoming demeanour.
  • Must be able to interpret optical prescriptions to enable proper lens choices.
  • Be able to guide our patients to the right frame choice
  • Keen understanding of patient circumstances, needs and special requirements.
  • Be a quick study; able to learn new skills and improve upon existing ones.
  • Adept at administrative work.
  • ABDO registration is a requirement or registration with a European equivalent.
  • Have an exemplary CET record and be proactive in keeping up to date through CET.
  • Be willing to attend conferences, courses and trade fairs to keep knowledge fresh and up to date.
  • Be polite, courteous and professional at all times.
  • Be able to work in a flexible manner.
  • Be active in working with the team.
  • Have passion for the industry and be able to help us move the practice forward.

Please send a cover letter and CV to the address at the bottom of the page.

Optometrist

We do not currently have positions open. However, if you would like to be considered in the future please send a cover letter and CV to the address at the bottom of the page.

Feel free to contact us if you would still like to submit a cover letter and CV, we keep all information on record and if ever the position opens up you will be considered.

Check back later to see if any career placements have become available.

The applicant must have as many of the following qualities as humanly possible…

  • Must have good clinical integrity.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, spoken and listening).
  • Be computer literate wiith a good level of competency with MS Office application (Word, Excel, Outlook etc.).
  • Have a pleasant and welcoming demeanour.
  • Keen understanding of patient circumstances, needs and special requirements.
  • Be a quick study; able to learn new skills and improve upon existing ones.
  • GOC registration is a must or registration with College of Optometrists or a European equivalent.
  • Have an exemplary CET record and be proactive in keeping up to date through CET.
  • Be willing to attend conferences, courses and trade fairs to keep knowledge fresh and up to date.
  • Be polite, courteous and professional at all times.
  • Be able to work in a flexible manner.
  • Be active in working with the team.
  • Have passion for the industry and be able to help us move the practice forward.

Please send a cover letter and CV to the address at the bottom of the page.

Optical Assistant

We do not currently have positions open. However, if you would like to be considered in the future please send a cover letter and CV to the address at the bottom of the page.

Feel free to contact us if you would still like to submit a cover letter and CV, we keep all information on record and if ever the position opens up you will be considered.

Check back later to see if any career placements have become available.

The applicant must have as many of the following qualities as humanly possible…

  • Have a up to date knowledge of fashion, frame styles and current eye wear technology.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, spoken and listening).
  • Be computer literate with a good level of competency with MS Office application (Word, Excel, Outlook etc.).
  • Have a pleasant and welcoming demeanour.
  • Must be able to interpret optical prescriptions to enable proper lens choices.
  • Be able to guide our patients to the right frame choice
  • Keen understanding of patient circumstances, needs and special requirements.
  • Be a quick study; able to learn new skills and improve upon existing ones.
  • Adept at administrative work.
  • Be willing to attend conferences, courses and trade fairs to keep knowledge fresh and up to date.
  • Be polite, courteous and professional at all times.
  • Be able to work in a flexible manner.
  • Be active in working with the team.
  • Have passion for the industry and be able to help us move the practice forward

Please send a cover letter and CV to the address at the bottom of the page.

If would like to be considered for any of the above positions please send a cover letter, CV and substantiating information that you think we would find relevant to:

Blackheath Eyecare jobs email image

Please contact us for more detail about the particular job role you are interested in. Salary is commensurate with experience and ability.

Wishlist
Remove all
<< >>