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Contact Lens Optician


Boots UK

8d ago

  • Job
    Entry Level / Graduate
  • Healthcare
    Hospitality & Retail
  • Edinburgh

AI generated summary

  • You must be a fully registered contact lens optician with a passion for exceptional customer care and teamwork. Qualified individuals only need apply.
  • You will fit contact lenses, provide aftercare, and dispense optical solutions while leading and supporting your team to provide excellent patient care and manage clinics effectively.


  • Full GOC registration
  • Have true passion for customer care and working collaboratively as a part of a wider team.
  • Qualified Contact Lens Opticians


  • As part of your role you will work as part of a team. As a professional leader you will support and advise team members in contact lens policy and standards to make sure we have our patients at the centre of our business. You will therefore:
  • Complete contact lens fittings, and help to provide ongoing aftercare, taking care of your patients and managing your clinics effectively as well as occasionally dispensing spectacles.
  • Use professional judgement for contact lens clinical decisions that need to be taken within the practice.
  • Provide support for the team with dispensing optical solutions to a wide range of customers including children and those with complex prescriptions.
  • Coaching and developing Optical Consultants in your practice, with potential opportunity to supervise a Student Contact Lens Optician.


What will be my main responsibilities as a Contact Lens Optician?

Your main responsibilities will include offering contact lens solutions to patients and customers, providing professional advice and guidance, working closely with the Optical team, sharing your knowledge and experience, and delivering excellent customer care.

Will I need to have any specific qualifications or certifications to become a Contact Lens Optician?

Yes, typically, you will need to be a licensed optician and have specific training or certification in contact lens fitting and dispensing.

Can you provide more information about the working environment for a Contact Lens Optician?

As a Contact Lens Optician, you will work in a store setting, where you will interact with patients and customers. You will collaborate with the Optical team and have access to the necessary equipment and tools to provide contact lens solutions.

What skills are important for a successful Contact Lens Optician?

Important skills for a Contact Lens Optician include excellent customer service, attention to detail, strong communication skills, knowledge of contact lens fitting and dispensing, and the ability to work well in a team.

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Mission & Purpose

Boots is a renowned pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer with a strong presence in the UK. With over 170 years of history, Boots has become a trusted brand offering a wide range of health, wellness, and beauty products. They operate a vast network of stores as well as an online platform, providing customers with convenient access to an extensive selection of skincare, cosmetics, fragrance, haircare, toiletries, and healthcare items. Boots' mission is to enhance the well-being of their customers by delivering quality products, expert advice, and exceptional customer service. They strive to make a positive impact on people's lives by promoting health, beauty, and self-care. With a commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction, Boots continues to be a go-to destination for individuals seeking reliable healthcare and beauty solutions.