CURRENT VACANCIES


Dispensing Optician – Full Time – Inverness / Dingwall

Starting salary £22,000 to £25,000 depending on experience

Full-time opportunity available - 5 days per week (37.5 hours)
Monday to Saturday with one weekday off


Are you a Dispensing Optician who would like to join an established, successful group of independent practices in the stunning Highlands of Scotland?
Do you take pride in providing your patients with a completely individualised experience, using your skills and knowledge to deliver exceptional care and clinical excellence?
Do you have a passion for dispensing from boutique designer frame collections and working alongside suppliers of the most cutting-edge spectacle lens solutions available?

You will be supported by experienced, highly trained optical assistants and benefit from comprehensive ongoing training - meeting or exceeding your CET requirements as you go.

We offer:

  • No Sunday working
  • Pension Scheme
  • Staff discounts including close relatives
  • All professional indemnity insurance / membership fees paid
  • CET provision both in-house and an allowance for attending external regional events
  • 22 days annual leave (plus 9 statutory holidays) increasing by 1 day per year served to 26
  • Career progression opportunities such as higher qualifications
  • Opportunities to diversify into areas such as social media, staff training and stock purchasing


If you are a GOC registered Dispensing optician or about to obtain your FBDO and believe you are the right person to join our team, please send a cover letter and brief CV to:

Gideon deKruijff (Group Manager)

Goskirk Pettinger Optometrists
Lockhart House
Tulloch Street
Dingwall
IV15 9JY

Email:
gideon@gpoptom.com
Tel: 01349 863376



Optical Assistant / Receptionist – Full Time - Dingwall

Starting salary £14,500 - £17,500 depending on experience

Full-time opportunity available - 5 days per week (37.5 hours)
Monday to Saturday with one weekday off


We are currently looking for an Optical Assistant / Receptionist to join our long established independent Optometrists & Opticians based in Dingwall in the Highlands of Scotland.
While previous experience is not essential, some knowledge and experience of the optical retail sector would be an advantage.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced or trainee Optical Assistant to take the next step in their career by joining our busy town centre practice. In this store you will be a key member of a dedicated team providing high quality eye care to the local community. You will work alongside our existing experienced colleagues and have access to completely up-to-date systems enabling you to work both efficiently and effectively.
The company can provide a multitude of development opportunities through both clinical and commercial training. Over time, this could lead to career progression with the option to gain specialist higher qualifications from SCQF Level 5 and beyond.

The duties included in this role are:

  • Meeting and greeting patients front-of-house
  • Registering patients and booking appointments in person and by telephone
  • Performing pre-screening eye health checks when required
  • Ensuring a smooth and friendly handover of patients to the optometrists
  • Using optical knowledge to dispense spectacles and optical goods to all levels
  • Fitting and repairing spectacles
  • Administrative and office duties including daily and weekly reporting

If you think you are the right person to join our team, please send a one-page handwritten cover letter and brief CV to:

Gideon deKruijff
Goskirk Pettinger Optometrists
Lockhart House
Tulloch Street
Dingwall
IV15 9JY

Email:
gideon@gpoptom.com

Tel: 01349 863376