Title:  Trainee Dispensing Optician - Plymouth Marsh Mills, CORNWALL

Job Family:  Clinical
Category:  Dispensing Optician
Contract Type:  Permanent
Full time/part time:  Part Time

Position: Trainee Dispensing Optician
Location: Plymouth Marsh Mills

Salary: upto £26,000 pro-rata - depending on experience + a teams and individual bonus

Working hours:  Part time hours – 3 days per week – Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday

Hours: 8.30am – 5pm, 9am – 5.30pm or 9.30am – 6pm

Are you an Optical Assistant studying the Cert 3 or Cert 4, and has experience dispensing with a GOC registration number?  If this is you then Specsavers, in Plymouth Marsh Mills are looking for a new Trainee Dispensing Optician to join their team of 9, based in Sainsburys. On the back of substantial and on-going growth, we’re seeking an ambitious Trainee Dispensing Optician to join our dynamic team at Specsavers.


About Specsavers:
Specsavers began 40 years ago with the vision of two optometrists, Doug, and Mary Perkins, who set out to provide best-value eyecare to everybody. Their passion for optometry has led Specsavers to become the largest privately-owned optical group in the world, delivering high-quality, affordable optical and hearing care. And it continues to shape the lives and experience of thousands of colleagues who are developing their careers with us across the globe. We are proud of how far we’ve come as a business, now we want to see you grow with us too.


What’s on Offer?

  • Holiday allowance of 33 days
  • Your birthday off
  • Enhanced family leave
  • Outstanding clinical and professional development opportunities
  • Private health and dental cover
  • Pension contribution
  • Specsavers Enhanced Perks - Perks is our discounted benefits scheme.
  • Subscription to the “Headspace” App
  • WeCare – UK confidential employee helpline
  • Free parking 


We are passionate about the clinical development of our team, and as our new Dispensing Optician, we would like to support you with extra courses and specialisms that interest you. If your ambitions are to become our next Contact Lens Optician, we’ll do everything we can to help you to get there!


What we’re looking for

You’ll need to be a qualified and GOC registered Dispensing Optician with the drive, passion, and the willingness to build upon our customer-focused culture. As part of our team, you’ll need to be able to provide a unique blend of customer care and professional excellence. You’ll need to demonstrate good attention to detail along with a passion for the community. Teamwork also forms a big part of our culture, so the ability to work well with others is essential.


Find out more!

If you like the sound of this opportunity, I’d love to tell you more about it.  Please get in touch at Jakki.Whitehouse@specsavers.com, call me on 01566 788 644 / 07526 507 195 or drop me a WhatsApp message.