Assistant Manager

21 Nov 2017
18 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A fantastic opportunity has arisen with a small independent, established for over 100 years who are now looking for an Optical Assistant to join their practice in the Luton area and develop into management taking on responsibilities.


You will be joining a small team with a relaxed pace and environment and will require you to be a real team player working together to make each patients experience one to remember.

The ideal candidate will be a Optical Assistant with minimum 12 months experience and has all round experience within an opticians, must be experienced and confident with their dispensing ability
You will need to be a strong team player, a real ‘people person’ and pride yourself in your punctuality and professionalism.

Responsibilities of the Assistant Manager

The role will entail conducting full dispensing, pre-screen tests and contact lens teaches as well as frame selection, booking appointments and ordering.
The current person in charge of managerial responsibilities is stepping down to train to become a qualified dispensing optician and therefore this role will be taking over these responsibilities and looking to progress in management.
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 Assistant Manager

At least 1 year of experience as a Optical Assistant ideally with some level of management/ supervisory responsibilities.
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 Assistant Manager

In return, the company can offer a competitive salary of up to £18k along with a salary review in 3 months, a fantastic working environment with an excellent level of support from a enthusiastic team.

Working Monday – Saturday with a day off in the week – 9:00-5:30, open late on Thursdays but may only need to do 1 late per month till 7pm on a rota
No Sundays or bank holidays
You will also have the opportunity to receive some further training, progress and join a professional team in a fun and relaxed environment.
To apply for this Optical Assistant Luton position or other optical jobs in the area call Inspired Selections on 0121 778 6999 or join us at



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