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Opening Hours

Mon-Friday – 9am-5pm
Sat & Sunday – Closed

Contact Us

130 Waldegrave Road,
Brighton,
East Sussex,
BN1 6GG

Tel: 01273 220 588

 

Hello I’m Jim,

I’m the Director of Community Care Opticians South, which I manage with my wife Cath.  I have over twenty years of experience in eye health and vision care. I earned my degree from UMIST Manchester in 1994 and obtained my McOptom from Aston University in 1995. Once qualified, I gained experience in the North West of England as a locum optician, working on the High Street and in domiciliary care.  After gaining ten years’ experience in the UK, I immigrated to the warmer shores of Australia where I spent another ten years working as a Managing Optometrist on the High Street. During this time, I also travelled to Laos as part of an International Aid Mission with OneSight.

In 2014 after a decade in Australia we moved back to the UK with the kids in tow and both with a passion for eye care and wanting to be our own boss.  Wanting to focus on working in the domiciliary arena we joined Community Care Opticians establishing what is now, the dedicated and passionate Community Care Opticians South franchise.

In our spare time, we both enjoy spending time with family and friends.  I also enjoy playing football and supporting my favourite team, Liverpool F.C.

Kindest Regards,

Jim Gillanders – Director & Lead Optician
Cath Gillanders – Director
Community Care Opticians South Ltd.

“First class all round.” – Mrs Banks

Community Care Opticians
2017-02-07T11:17:15+00:00
“First class all round.” – Mrs Banks

“Always very polite and on time, I would recommend to others.”
– M H

Community Care Opticians
2017-02-07T11:19:14+00:00
“Always very polite and on time, I would recommend to others.” – M H

“They put me at ease, very efficient.” – Joan Fawcett

Community Care Opticians
2017-02-07T11:17:46+00:00
“They put me at ease, very efficient.” – Joan Fawcett

Hello I’m Jim,

I’m the Director of Community Care Opticians South, which I manage with my wife Cath.  I have over twenty years of experience in eye health and vision care. I earned my degree from UMIST Manchester in 1994 and obtained my McOptom from Aston University in 1995. Once qualified, I gained experience in the North West of England as a locum optician, working on the High Street and in domiciliary care.  After gaining ten years’ experience in the UK, I immigrated to the warmer shores of Australia where I spent another ten years working as a Managing Optometrist on the High Street. During this time, I also travelled to Laos as part of an International Aid Mission with OneSight.

In 2014 after a decade in Australia we moved back to the UK with the kids in tow and both with a passion for eye care and wanting to be our own boss.  Wanting to focus on working in the domiciliary arena we joined Community Care Opticians establishing what is now, the dedicated and passionate Community Care Opticians South franchise.

In our spare time, we both enjoy spending time with family and friends.  I also enjoy playing football and supporting my favourite team, Liverpool F.C.

Kindest Regards,

Jim & Cath Gillanders

 

Jim Gillanders – Director & Lead Optician
Cath Gillanders – Director
Community Care Opticians South Ltd.

Opening Hours

Mon-Friday – 9am-5pm
Sat & Sunday – Closed

Contact Us

130 Waldegrave Road,
Brighton,
East Sussex,
BN1 6GG

Tel: 01273 220 588

 

“First class all round.” – Mrs Banks

Community Care Opticians
2017-02-07T11:17:15+00:00
“First class all round.” – Mrs Banks

“Always very polite and on time, I would recommend to others.”
– M H

Community Care Opticians
2017-02-07T11:19:14+00:00
“Always very polite and on time, I would recommend to others.” – M H

“They put me at ease, very efficient.” – Joan Fawcett

Community Care Opticians
2017-02-07T11:17:46+00:00
“They put me at ease, very efficient.” – Joan Fawcett

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