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Opticare Opticians – North West Leics

Dispensing Optician – Full-time or 4 days per week

Opticare Opticians is a well-established, small group of independent practices located in North West Leicestershire (Anstey, Birstall & Sileby).

We are seeking a talented and customer-focused Dispensing Optician to join our team. As a Dispensing Optician at Opticare Opticians you will play a key role in helping our patients select and fit eyewear that meets their vision needs and style preferences, as well as problem-solving and mentoring newer members of staff.

We are looking for either Full-time or 4 days per week. You would be required to work between the 3 practices so a driving licence is essential. We offer a competitive salary, bonus and benefits.

To apply, please send your CV to

Culver and Glass – Loughborough

Dispensing Optician Manager

Are you an experienced Dispensing Optician looking to take the next step in your career? Culver and Glass Opticians is seeking a motivated and skilled Dispensing Optician Manager to join our team.

Culver and Glass Opticians has been proudly serving the Loughborough community for over 30 years. We are committed to providing exceptional eye care and personalized service to our patients. Our state-of-the-art facilities and extensive eyewear collection make us a preferred choice for individuals seeking top-notch vision care.

As the Dispensing Optician Manager, you will lead our team of opticians and support staff. Your main responsibilities will include overseeing day-to-day operations, managing the dispensing of eyewear, and ensuring a smooth patient experience. Additionally, you will be responsible for inventory management and maintaining a welcoming and professional environment for both patients and staff.

Requirements: Fully qualified Dispensing Optician with relevant certifications and registrations.  Proven experience in managing an optometry practice or optical dispensary. Excellent communication and leadership skills. Strong knowledge of the latest eyewear trends and lens technologies.

As the Dispensing Optician Manager, you will have knowledge of and play a crucial role in tracking and achieving key performance indicators (KPIs), to ensure the success and growth of our practice. These KPIs may include: Sales targets for eyewear and lens options; Customer satisfaction scores and feedback; Staff productivity and efficiency metrics; Inventory turnover and management.

We offer a competitive salary package commensurate with experience and performance, along with opportunities for professional development and advancement within our organization.  Salary: £24k-£37k depending on experience and qualifications with bonus structures in place.

If you are a passionate and results-driven Dispensing Optician with managerial experience, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter detailing your suitability for the role to   Application deadline: 31st August 23

Edmonds and Slatter – South Leicestershire

Part time/ Full time – Dispensing Optician Vacancy

Established in 1986, Edmonds and Slatter are an award winning independent optical group with a loyal and varied patient base. Quality is a key element in the ethos of our business.

We are now seeking a high calibre part time or full time, fully qualified and registered Dispensing Optician to join our award-winning team in five practices across South Leicestershire.  The ideal candidate will have worked in a busy optical practice, making excellent customer service their highest priority. Must be able to demonstrate good teamwork, a friendly demeanour and a can-do attitude.

The role could be covering any of our practices, so own transport is an advantage (parking spaces will be provided). In return we offer a supportive working environment, competitive salary and benefits.

To apply for this position please email your up to date CV to or call 0116 2777733.

Evington Eyecare – Leicester

Evington Eyecare are looking for a full time Dispensing Optician or dispensing optical assistant, preferably familiar with Optix who could start as soon as possible.

The full time position is for 5 days to include Saturday. Day off in the week negotiable.  We have been established nearly 32 years now and have a strong, loyal patient database comprising of high quality and mainly varifocal dispenses.

For more details, please contact:

Stoneygate Eye Hospital – Leicester

We are advertising for a full time experienced  Ophthalmic technician and there is a possibility that a dispensing optician may be interested in the role either on a full time basis or to cover Saturdays or any other additional shifts.

Full details of the role are attached here.

Davis Optometrists – Market Harborough

Established in the 1960s, at Davis Optometrists clinical excellence is at the heart of everything we do. We have 5 practices in our little group of Independent Opticians. This is an opportunity for you to work in an environment that recognises and rewards your professional skill-set. We have a loyal patient database and a wide selection of frames, lenses and state of the art equipment for pre-screening and in the dispensing room. For us, patients come before performance. As our new Dispensing Optician, this will provide you with the freedom, choice, and continuity of care needed to ensure your patients leave with the perfect solution.

This role is full time – four week days and every Saturday in our Market Harborough branch.  You will receive from us:

  • Your birthday off work
  • No Sunday or bank holiday working
  • Free & regular CPD courses
  • Access to Simply Health (claim cashback on healthcare purchases)
  • Retail discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme

If you’re the perfect person for us please mail your CV and a covering letter to

Graham Coe / Langrick & Coe Optometrists and Opticians

We are seeking an enthusiastic Optometrist to join our team, to work between our Melton Mowbray and Oakham practices. Our patients expect a high level of professionalism delivered in a friendly manner, and so the candidate will require both excellent clinical and communication skills.

Eye examinations take up to 50 minutes and generally include Spectralis OCT, Daytona Optomap and Goldmann applanation tonometry. Refraction can utilise either a Topcon CV-5000 phoropter head or trial frame and lenses. We utilise the Optix practice management system, including the comprehensive, yet easy to use, clinical notes system.

Dispensing is overseen by our two qualified Dispensing Opticians. We are a Rodenstock centre of excellence and offer their B.I.G. vision technology to help give our patients their best possible vision.

You should recognise the importance of preventative healthcare and be able to communicate effectively the value of regular screening procedures. You should also have the confidence to recommend what is best for the patient, for them to achieve their best vision and maintain their eye health.

Special interests are encouraged, and it may be possible to extend one’s scope of practice if it complements the business’s directives. IP qualification is preferred, and our two other IP optometrists regularly have the opportunity to make extensive use of their skills.

This is a full-time position, including 3 out of 4 Saturdays. However, two part-time clinicians would be considered on a job-share basis.   If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a copy of your CV to