Optical Assistant - Leigh, Greater Manchester

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England, Lancashire, Leigh
£14500 - £15500 per annum + Bonus
28 Mar 2018
25 Apr 2018
Rebecca Wood
Contract Type
Full Time

A busy, successful independent Opticians based in Leigh, Greater Manchester, are looking to recruit a full time Optical Assistant to join the team.


  • Work as part of the professional team to deliver exceptional customer service to all of our customers.
  • Positively promote the department within the store; greeting customers and offering advice and information on products and services.
  • Assisting and advising patients when selecting frames and/or contact lenses following an eye examination; ensuring all measurements are taken correctly and professionally.
  • Complete pre-screen and field tests in accordance with the professional standards under the direction of the Optometrist.
  • Reception duties such as; answering the phones, booking in patient appointments, filling, completion of paperwork, and ensuring the in-house system is accurately maintained.
  • Ensure that all legal and policy documents are understood and complied with at all times.
  • Liaise with the Opticians Manager to ensure the clinics run efficiently.
  • Dispense spectacles and make any necessary adjustments for patients.
  • Arranging and maintaining shop displays.
  • Ensure the department is kept clean and tidy at all times.


  • Previous experience of working as an Optical Assistant, Optical Advisor or Dispensing Assistant
  • Able to dispense spectacles
  • Enjoy building relationships with clients
  • Excellent communication skills: clear verbal and written communication with active listening skills
  • Able to deliver superb customer service
  • Able to work within systems and processes
  • Ability to learn and want to develop

The Practice

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a modern practice in an excellent high footfall location. You will be able to learn and develop new skills during the contract and work with a very friendly and professional team.


Between £14,500 to £15,500 plus bonus.

The role is to work 37.5 hours a week including weekend work.

To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV or call 0114 238 1726 for more information.

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