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Dispensing Optician Trainee

Advertiser: Ross J Gordon OptometristsMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
7 Sept 2019
Waikato, Taupo
Work Type
Full Time
Healthcare & Medical, Optical

About the business

Ross Gordon Optometrists is a well established Independent Practice having been in Taupo for over 30 years. We have full onsite laboratory for spectacle manufacture and repairs. We offer a wide range of exclusive boutique frames and sunglasses.  As Optometrists we are commited to best practice outcomes for all our patients and as a team we strive for this every day. 

About the role

This is a full time position in a very busy Practice.  Training for the qualification of Dispensing Optician is over three years and attendance at block courses is mandatory.  As a DO you will design and fabricate spectacles, contact lenses and other optical devices to assist people with visual difficulties. Contact lens dispensing and clinical pre-testing is a requirement. The ability to help and support a person with a frame/sunglass selection, repair spectacles and fabricate new spectacles are all part of a very busy day. On completion of training registration you will be required to be registered with the ODOB. 

Benefits and perks

This positions offers the opportunity to acquire a qualification while working on the job. 

Skills and experience

Background in Maths/Science. Well presented with an interest in fashion.  Must be motivated, hardworking and a team player who enjoys working in a busy environment.  This position is very people oriented so an ability to and pleasure in working with the public is essential.  Computer and keyboard skills are essential


The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have customer service experience?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?

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