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.

 
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  • Team Support have a specialised Healthcare Division supplying into NHS and public sector contracts, private care homes, and specialised contracts.An established data base of candidates ensures our name as the number one choice in the Healthcare Industry for all of the Midlands and surrounding areas.
    Coverage Midlands and surrounding areas.
    • The Jewellery Business Centre, 95 Spencer Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 6DA
  • Brookes Health Care Recruitment is one of the market leaders in the supply of temporary and permanent health and social care professionals of the highest quality. The key to our success is our understanding of the needs of both our clients and our applicants.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Kinetic Business Centre, Theobald Street, Barnet, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 4PJ
    • Kings Court, 17 School Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, West midlands, B28 8JG
  • Service Care Health provides a professional and reliable recruitment service, offering dependable staffing solutions to a wide variety of clients nationwide. We focus on offering a tailored, dedicated service, supplying both Allied Health Professionals and Nursing Staff to private clients and NHS trusts across the United Kingdom.
    Coverage UK -wide
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    • Unit 295, 27 Colmore Row, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 2EW
    • 31 Brighton Road, East Sussex, Worthing, Sussex, BN11 3EF
    • 1st Floor Marshall House, Ringway, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2QD
    • Daws House, 33 - 35 Daws Lane, London, NW7 4SD
    • Wellington House, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1BH
    • Unit 3, Rainbow Court, Armstrong Way, Great Western park, Bristol, Yate, Avon, BS37 5NG
  • When looking to employ caring staff you can trust, contact Brightwork Recruitment, a team that has experience of working with vulnerable members of society. We help Health firms maintain high standards by finding the Care Assistants, Support Workers, Residential Workers that are able to adapt to the challenges of this field. We operate as an extension of your current functions, delivering permanent, temporary or contract personnel as needed.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
    • 20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
  • Time Recruitment are one of the UK's leading independent recruitment firms with offices in Manchester, London and Birmingham. Specialising in four key recruitment sectors, we have seen phenomenal growth since our launch in 2002. Our specialist sector knowledge combined with our understanding of the marketplace has allowed us to develop strong relationships with both our clients and candidates.
    Coverage UK
    • The Old Mill, 8 Loom Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M4 6AN
  • At Swanstaff, we understand the demands placed on the Care sectors and can supply the flexible professionals required to maintain a high standard of service. Working with national and local Care providers, our dedicated team offer exceptional staffing solutions from a network of nationwide branches. Sourcing qualified staff including Social Workers, Doctors, Nurses, Support Workers and HCAs, we facilitate hires for the Public and Private sectors.
    Coverage UK wide
    16 Offices Nationwide

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Optician Salary Rates
Low Pay:£17,500
Medium Pay:£21,500
High Pay:£30,000
Sample Size:50
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Average Optician Salaries by Region
Scotland
£21k
Yorkshire &
Humberside

£20k
Midlands
£14.5k
East Anglia
£22k
London
£23k
Home Counties
£22k
South East
£19.8k
South West
£100k
Wales
£30k
North West
£26k
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