Soteria Eye Clinic Recruitment 2022 for an Optician – Apply Now

Soteria Eye Clinic Recruitment 2022 for an Optician – Soteria Eye Clinic is currently seeking competent professionals suitable for the position of an Optician. Interested candidates should kindly follow the guidelines listed below to apply.

Soteria Eye Clinic is a contemporary state of the art Optometric and Optical Care Clinic. Centrally located in Lagos Nigeria, with operations in strategic geographical zones in the south, at Delta and Akwa-Ibom. Soteria’s, optometrists and highly knowledgeable staff are committed to providing quality eye examination, along with impeccable treatment and services. The expertise at Soteria Clinic offers top-grade eye care. Including choice designer frames, contact lenses and sunglasses.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Optician

Location: Chevron, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Descriptions

  • Opticians main duties are, design, measure, fit, and adapt lenses and frames for client according to written optical prescription or specification.
  • Assist client with selecting frames.
  • Measure customer for size of eyeglasses and coordinate frames with facial and eye measurements and optical prescription.
  • Prepare work order for optical laboratory containing instructions for grinding and mounting lenses in frames.
  • Verify exactness of finished lens spectacles. Adjust frame and lens position to fit client. May shape or reshape frames.
  • As a dispensing optician you will dispense and fit spectacles and other optical aids, to both adults and children, working from the prescriptions written by optometrists and ophthalmologists

Key Roles

  • Measure clients’ bridge and eye size, temple length, vertex distance, pupillary distance, and optical centres of eyes, using measuring devices.
  • Verify that finished lenses are ground to specific.
  • Heat, shape, or bend plastic or metal frames in order to adjust eyeglasses to fit clients, using pliers and hands.
  • Repair damaged frames.
  • Interpret optical prescriptions written by optometrists or ophthalmologists.
  • Fabricate lenses to meet prescription specifications.
  • Grind lens edges, or apply coatings to lenses.
  • Assemble eyeglasses by cutting and edging lenses, then fitting the lenses into frames.
  • Supervise the training of student opticians.
  • Identification of lenses.
  • Reading of lenses
  • Take appropriate markings on the patient’s frame and fixing with axis orientation.
  • Chipping of lenses.
  • Fixing all type of lenses on a frame
  • Frame maintenance.

Other Duties:

  • The marginal functions of this position have not been included.
  • This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed.
  • An employee will be required to follow any other job-related duties required by the manager or supervisor.


  • Candidates should possess relevant qualifications with a minimum of 2 years work experience.


  • Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • An optician is a client-facing role. You will be dealing with the general public so it is important you have good inter-personal skills.
  • An eye for detail, colour co-ordination and style is imperative to help people make the right choice about something that may become a near permanent fixture on their face (spectacles).
  • Confidence in working with specialist and technical equipment. Precise measurements and tests are the mainstay in an optician’s working life.
  • A good grasp of mathematics is vital, as you will be working with complex measurements and figures and be expected to perform conversions with these.
  • Ability to work with others.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and work to tight deadlines.
  • A people person.
  • Excellent personal hygiene.
  • Managerial skills are important if you wish to advance in your career.

Application Closing Date
31st May, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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