Who we are and what we do...

We are Zest Optical, a specialist optical recruitment agency working exclusively within the optical marketplace. Having been established since 2006 we have created an excellent reputation in industry for offering a personal and honest recruitment service.

We believe that in order to provide the best service to both clients and candidates, we need to understand and match aspirations, skills and personalities. In this way we can create a mutually profitable relationship, supporting candidates and clients in achieving their goals.

All our consultants have a passion for the industry and a genuine interest in finding the best fit for both candidates and clients alike.

What we do?

Zest Optical offer a highly personalised and professional recruitment service within the Optical industry, with specialist consultants who have an excellent knowledge of the market.

We hand pick our clients ensuring the highest quality working environments which can vary from your local high street independents, to well recognised multiple brands and domiciliary companies.

We speak to both clients and candidates in great detail to find out more about unique and personal requirements. This enables us to match candidates to opportunities very closely, ensuring long term working relationships.

We assist with the following roles;

  • Optometrists
  • Dispensing Opticians
  • Optical Assistants
  • Practice Managers
  • Regional Managers
  • Contact Lens Opticians
  • Trainers
  • Lab Technicians
  • Lab Managers
  • Customer Service Advisors
  • Ophthalmologists

Why use Zest?

At this point we could make a lot of very bold statements about the size of our company, the number of candidates in our database and the vast amount of clients we work with. But that’s not really what matters.

What we do is simple, we find great jobs for amazing candidates, and we enjoy what we do.

Each consultant has an excellent understanding of the optical market and you will speak to the same person each time. We listen to your individual requirements and genuinely enjoy matching up clients and candidates as closely as possible.

Let’s face it the recruitment industry doesn’t always have the best reputation within the Optical industry, we change that perception for our candidates, delivering fantastic results time and time again!

If you are a candidate seeking a new position, or an optical practice or business seeking staff, Zest Optical will help you find the perfect match.