I am currently working with a well established boutique style independent who are currently looking to add an experienced optical assistant to their team, this independent has an excellent reputation in the area mainly from word of mouth and repeat business.
Optical Assistant Position
A very exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced Optical Assistant to join a high end independent chain in one of their practices in Manchester. Established over 70 years ago, this client has unrivalled reputation across the northwest. The company offers a wide selection of high end products and services and with an open ear policy they’re looking for someone with the drive and ambition to take their career to the next level.
Responsibilities of the Optical Assistant
You will work within a busy independent in an all around role. You will be dispensing spectacles and making sales as well as undertaking pre-screening, contact lens teaches and associated admin work.
A key part of this role is being able to work efficiently as part of a team, supporting your fellow colleagues to provide a high level of customer service.
Requirements for the Optical Assistant
You will need a minimum of 2 years experience as an Optical Assistant and it’s essential you dispense spectacles to all levels and ideally have worked with designer frames. You will be pre-screening patients, delivering contact lens teaches and will be very focussed on delivering the highest levels of customer service.
Compensation for the Optical Assistant
On offer for the right person is a competitive salary of £16,000 – £17,500 as well as the opportunity to further your career for the right candidate on to either the Dispensing Optician course or down the managerial path. You will have 28 days holiday. You will work 9:00 – 5:30 with an hour’s lunch.
To apply for this Optical Assistant position or other Optical roles in Manchester then please call Inspired Selections on 0121 778 6999 or join us at www.inspiredselections.co.uk
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