Your optical recruitment consultancy of choice

About us

We are an independent specialist optical recruitment consultancy. Our goal is not to be the biggest but the best optical recruitment consultancy, with a reputation for adding value and delivering outstanding service to our candidates and clients.

At Prime Optical we pride ourselves on our reputation, performance, and approachability. With over ten years recruitment experience and specialist knowledge of the Optical recruitment market, we are in Prime position to help our candidates and clients.

“Helen has displayed great knowledge of our industry and quickly grasped our recruitment requirements.”

Typical roles we recruit
for nationwide:

  • Optometrists
  • Dispensing Opticians
  • Trainee Dispensing Opticians
  • Optical Assistants
  • Practice Managers
  • Optometrist Practice Managers
  • Pre-Reg Optometrists
  • Regional Managers
  • Contact Lens Opticians
  • Lab Technicians
  • Lab Managers
  • In Store Trainers

The Prime Optical
candidate promise

  • We will provide professional, confidential advice and guidance on your optical career path and choices.
  • We will take time to listen to you and understand your motivations and personal situation and will always represent you in a fair and professional manner.
  • We understand that job searching and changing jobs for many people can be a daunting experience. We promise to take that burden away from you, guiding you every step of the way, leaving you safe in the knowledge that we understand your market and we know the companies that will match your career aspirations.
  • We can assist you with a range of added-value services including our career consultation which includes career coaching, salary benchmarking, interview advice and market insight.
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The Prime Optical
candidate promise

  • We will provide professional, confidential advice and guidance on your optical career path and choices
  • We will utilise our extensive network of relationships with the UK’s leading independent opticians and multiples on your behalf to help ensure you achieve your career goals.
  • We will take time to listen to you and understand your motivations and personal situation and will always represent you in a fair and professional manner.
  • You will be provided with your own dedicated consultant who will support you throughout your recruitment journey
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The Prime Optical client promise

Getting to know you and your practice

We know to be successful for you we need to listen to you. We always take the time to lift the lid on your business to get to grips with your Company values and culture.

Partnership

We build long-lasting partnerships based on recruitment success, a success that is centred on understanding and fulfilling your exact vacancy requirements, saving you time and money whilst working to your time frames.

Our approach

We go out to market both through an extensive advertising network covering all possible sources and direct to our databases, spreading the vacancy instantly to relevant candidates and their referral network. In the vast majority of cases our candidates a fairly passive in finding a new role until we match them to the ideal opportunity. We are specialists in candidate attraction strategies operating as a consultancy not simply an agency. That’s just our style. All our candidates are thoroughly interviewed and fully briefed on the roles for which they are being put forward for.

Technology

We have state of the art software and in-depth market intelligence, which means that we can reach out to talented candidates quickly. All compliance documentation that we gather from our candidates are held securely in our software under strict data protection rules which is backed up daily.

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