I am working with an independent practice with a reputation for going the extra mile when it comes to customer service and quality of dispensing. They now require an experienced and outgoing optical assistant to join their small but friendly team to continue the growth of the practice. They are a forward planning practice and as such require someone like minded to be a part of the future of the practice.
Optical Assistant Position
A very exciting opportunity has become available for a customer focused optical assistant who is looking for a full time career move with a high end independent.
This practice is situated in a busy shopping centre and has a large and loyal customer base. They have average dispensing of around £140 and require someone who is used to working in this type of practice. They have a very friendly and welcoming team in place who, together, deliver the highest levels of care possible and have a very good local reputation for excellence in customer care.
This is a 4 day role covering Monday to Thursday with working hours of 9:00 – 18:00. This is a 2 test room practice and can get very busy with part of the role will be doing pre-tests before going in to see the optometrist.
Responsibilities of the Optical Assistant
The role will entail dispensing spectacles to all levels, conducting pre-screen tests and contact lens teaches. You will also be required to carry out frame styling and give patients advice on options. Reception duties and general admin will also be a part of the role and helping with the smooth running of the practice.
Requirements of the Optical Assistant
My client is looking for applicants with at least 5 year of high end experience as an optical assistant ideally within a similar environment as they have a strong reputation to uphold. The ability to dispense to all levels is essential with a friendly and personable demeanour and strong personal work ethic. A customer focused approach to your work and the ability to build a strong rapport with customers and colleagues alike.
Compensation for the Optical Assistant
For your efforts a competitive salary of £13,500 is on offer along with additional benefits. You will also have the opportunity to receive some further training and join a professional team in a fun and relaxed environment.
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