Optician recruitment agency listing

The role of an optician is usually based within retail units in shopping centres and high streets, where members of the public go to get their eyes tested and buy spectacles and contact lenses. Staff members usually work in practices which are either independent or belong to a national or regional chain.

Dispensing opticians are responsible primarily with working with customers and patients. They are the employed to fit glasses and contact lenses to the wearer and deal with prescriptions, working alongside eye surgeons and optometrists to ensure people are getting the right eye care and eye wear.

Recruitment agencies advertising for ideal opticians look for a variety of qualities in a candidate. Those looking for employment in this field should be a member of the General Optical Council and have passed the relevant exams from the Association of British Dispensing Opticians.

Entry routes into the profession include full time education to obtain the qualifications or learning on the job alongside studying. Salaries for staff in these vacancies start at about £15,000 and go up to £25,000. Managers and higher qualified workers can earn up to £35,000. Hours of work are usually office hours and Saturdays and desirable skills include an ability to deal with mathematical and scientific information, good communication skills and attention to detail.

14 Recruitment Agencies found

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Service Care - Health & Social Care Division

Service Care Solutions supply social work, residential / domiciliary care, healthcare and substance misuse staff into temporary and permanent vacancies across the UK. We have specialist consultants in all areas. We have a large pool of available workers at very competitive rates.

UK -wide Unit 295, 27 Colmore Row, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 2EW

Swanstaff Recruitment

Empowering People with Opportunities Established since 1997, Swanstaff is an award winning independent recruitment company, dedicated to raising the standards within our industry. Our ethical values are the core of our organisation and are reflected in all that we do. We are passionate about people; our clients, our candidates, the services we provide and our commitment to our core purpose.

UK wide 65 Church Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 2DP

Hammond Clarke

The demands on the Health Care industry are greater than ever and Hammond Clarke understands the need to find the most competent staff in the field. Working with us affords clients access to over 10K active candidates as well as a wealth of industry knowledge to deliver for all Health Care positions. Supplying for the areas such as Mental Health, Nursing Homes and the NHS, we work nationwide with a specialist focus on the South East.

UK, Europe, Middle East and North America 3rd Floor, 132-134 college Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1BQ