Optometrist - Swindon - Full time

Recruiter
Tesco
Location
Swindon
Salary
53550.0000
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
17 Jun 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About The Job

Set your sights on today’s Tesco

We believe in taking good care of the people who take care of our business, that’s why we offer a competitive salary, a fantastic benefits package, flexible working, great support and training plus plenty of opportunities to fast-track your career. As we are a multichannel business you can have the opportunity to develop your skills and enhance your career by branching out into our other exciting areas of the business.

We are also offering a 2,000 Golden Handshake to welcome you into one of our Milestone Stores*.

Be part of UK’s leading multichannel retailer. Tesco Opticians is expanding across the UK, providing our customers with an extensive range of optical services.

Discover what it’s like to work in a fast paced environment, where colleagues are focused on delivering gold standard clinical service and care, with modern state of the art equipment and high quality range of affordable products.

We're committed to finding the very best Optometrists out there. Talented and driven professionals who can deliver the highest quality optics service to our customers. You'll be treated like the optical health care professional you are, work in the environment you deserve and be given the opportunity to deliver new optical services.

*Terms and Conditions Apply.

Main Responsibilities

We see things differently

You’ll put your qualifications to work, using the latest technologies to carry out eye examinations in line with College of Optometrists and General Optical Council (GOC) guidelines.

You’ll work as part of the optician’s team to help our customers find the glasses or contact lenses that are right for them, giving all the expertise and support they need.

You will be a part of the wider health care team in store/region/support office and will enjoy taking part in store activities.

You will be driving promotions and company initiatives throughout the year such as a week of free eye tests for our customers as a part of our using our scale for good Healthtember’ initiative.

Key Skills

You’ll be qualified, registered and able to respond to a range of tasks:

  • You will ensure customers are at the heart of everything we do, from appointment availability to finding frames that compliment faces, from PA to health advisor to personal stylist, you will help deliver our vision.
  • You will be confident that you and your colleagues are keeping us safe and legal by following The College of Optometrists guidelines, General Optical Council and NHS Regulations
  • You will be checking that equipment is maintained and documents are completed
  • You will manage GOS claims
  • You will keep ahead on changes in the industry
  • You will support the Opticians Manager, taking responsibility when they’re away

Ideal Candidate

Are you the fresh pair of eyes we need?

Working in one of our new state-of-the-art Opticians, you'll apply your qualification, substantial optical experience and strong customer focus to deliver great service to our customers. You will be someone who puts people at the heart of everything you do. By being warm and welcoming with colleagues and customers, building relationships and taking time to recognise others. You will always look for better ways of working, giving your best, and then exceeding expectations. You will also need to be registered with the General Optical Council (GOC) .

About the Company

Be part of UK’s leading multichannel retailer. Tesco Opticians is expanding across the UK, providing our customers with a range of optical services.

If you're passionate about eye care and making a difference to as many people as possible, this is the chance to engage with a wide variety of issues in a truly professional environment. After all, as a world-leading retailer we want to ensure that our new Opticians business offers a world-class service.