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

See all current vacancies

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

Committee appointments

We are seeking to appoint two lay independent members: one for our Audit, Risk and Finance Committee and one for our Remuneration Committee.

Successful candidates will contribute to the Audit, Risk and Finance and the Remuneration Committees by providing independent, objective and impartial advice and judgement in compliance with the Equality Act.

Read the candidate pack for these roles

Read the advert for these roles

The deadline for applications is 23:00 hours GMT, Sunday 16 January 2022.