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Contact Lens Optician

  • Job
    Entry Level / Graduate
  • Healthcare
  • Aberdeen

AI generated summary

  • You need a degree or diploma in Optometry, GOC registration, strong diagnosing skills, communication, attention to detail, teamwork, adaptability, up-to-date industry knowledge, and confidence.
  • You fit and provide contact lenses, conduct eye exams, educate on lens care, and enhance customers' visual potential at Vision Express.


  • Have a degree in Optometry or a diploma in Optometry with registration on the General Optical Council
  • Proficiency in assessing and diagnosing vision problems which lead to using your expertise to fit and prescribe contact lenses
  • Great communication and rapport building to translate professional terminology into language understandable to patients
  • Exceptional attention to detail in maintaining accurate customer records, prescriptions, and requirements to provide them with the best service and product recommendations
  • Team work with colleagues across the whole store team
  • The ability to work under pressure and handle challenging situations in a fast-paced retail environment
  • Ability to stay up to date with advancements in contact lens technology and industry regulations
  • Confidence, passion, drive and enthusiasm


  • As a Contact Lens Optician at Vision Express, you’ll mainly provide your specialist expertise in fitting and providing contact lenses to our customers. You’ll conduct eye exams to determine the type of lenses that are suitable for each customer’s needs and provide education and support on contact lens care and maintenance, depending on their requirements and lifestyle.
  • Your expertise and dedication will play a critical role in helping us to achieve our mission of helping our customers to ‘See More and Be More’ by providing tailored and effective eyecare and eyewear solutions, to help customers maximise their visual potential and enhance their lifestyle.
  • Although the hours of this role are advertised, if this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear about your ideal working week. Whether this is hours to fit around the school run or you prefer a compressed week - we are open to discussing flexible options with you further.


What is the company background of Vision Express?

Vision Express is a leading eyewear retailer with over 550 stores across the UK and Ireland. It is also part of the EssilorLuxottica family, the global leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of lenses, frames, and sunglasses.

What brands are part of the EssilorLuxottica family?

EssilorLuxottica is home to the most loved and widely-recognised vision care and eyewear brands in the world, including Ray-Ban, Oakley, Costa, Vogue Eyewear, Persol, and Oliver Peoples, as well as over 20 prestigious licensed brands.

What locations can Contact Lens Opticians work in at Vision Express?

Contact Lens Opticians can work in a variety of locations at Vision Express, including busy city centre flagships, smaller village stores, and even coastal locations. There is a perfect solution for everyone within the company.

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Mission & Purpose

We are Vision Express. Since opening our first store in 1988, we’ve been a leading Optical Retailer for over 30 years across the UK, Ireland and Jersey. With over 550 stores, our Nottingham Store Support Centre & Regional Fulfilment Hub, we have something for everyone. We’re committed to providing high-quality eyecare and customer service. Our colleagues are highly trained and experienced, dedicated to providing our customers and colleagues with the best possible care. Did you know, we’re also part of the EssilorLuxottica family? EssilorLuxottica is the global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of lenses, frames and sunglasses. Home to the most loved and widely-recognised vision care and eyewear brands in the world. Priority eyewear brands include Ray-Ban, Oakley, Costa, Vogue Eyewear, Persol and Oliver Peoples, complemented by over 20 prestigious licensed brands. Our mission is to help people 'See More and Be More'. Our ground-breaking products correct, protect and frame the beauty of our most precious sensory organ – our eyes. By combining our expertise in lens technology and eyewear manufacturing, a portfolio of brands that consumers love and global distribution capabilities, we enable people everywhere to learn, to work, to express themselves and to fulfil their potential.