Full Time - St Kilda VIC
An exciting opportunity exists for you to further develop your career in the retail and optical space. Be trained in all facets of optical dispensing to a diverse group of patients and customers in a fashion and health focused optical practice.
ABOUT ST KILDA EYECARE
St Kilda Eyecare is a boutique optometry practice in the heart of Acland Street that provides quality eye care to the local community with a fashion forward focus. We have provided our patients with access to state-of-the-art optical equipment, personalised care and quality fashion eyewear for over 30 years. We are a close-knit team who work hard and have fun along the way, and are now looking to expand our team of 7 with a new Trainee Optical Dispenser.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Take the next step in your career journey through our training and development opportunity. As a Trainee Optical Dispenser you will be equipped with all the tools to assist patients through their eyewear journey, focusing on helping them to maintain their most precious sense – their sight - while being comfortable and looking great in the process.
This role requires someone with a gregarious personality, fashion forward and has a passion for customer focus.
The successful candidate will receive traineeship wages whilst undertaking the Traineeship. The educational component is a 2-year program (Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing) with the Australasian College of Optical Dispensing, undertaken while working in the practice with the future opportunity to join the team as a full-time permanent Optical Dispenser at the conclusion of your training.
You'll need to be highly organised, methodical and always ready to go the extra mile. It's this commitment to service that's enabled us to grow. So, hitting the ground running, you'll immediately be an asset to our store team and lead from the front.
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If this sounds like you, please apply with a cover letter and current CV. In your cover letter please demonstrate your genuine interest in the optical industry, how your previous education and work experience will be beneficial in this position and address at least five of the required criteria specified above.
We appreciate you taking time to apply for this position. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted within a 3-week period.