Working for us

Working for the GOC

Our mission is to protect the public by upholding high standards in the optical professions and our staff are at the centre of helping us to achieve that.

We are always on the look-out for talented and passionate people to join our team and we welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

Our commitment

We are committed to ensuring that in exercising all of our functions we operate in a fair and transparent manner and in a way that is free from discrimination, harassment and victimisation.

Within all of our functions, we are committed to:

  • promoting equality;
  • valuing diversity;
  • being inclusive; and
  • meeting our equality duties.

We will not discriminate on:

  • age;
  • disability;
  • gender reassignment;
  • race/ethnicity;
  • religion or belief;
  • gender;
  • sexual orientation;
  • marriage and civil partnership; and
  • pregnancy and maternity.

Current vacancies

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We are currently recruiting for a registrant Council member (optometrist or dispensing optician/contact lens optician) and two Investigation Committee members (dispensing optician/contact lens optician only). Deadline to apply for both roles is midnight on Sunday 19 November 2023

If you have any questions about our vacancies, please contact our HR Department.