Assistant Manager

28 Feb 2018
27 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A very exciting opportunity has become available for a customer focused Assistant Manager on a full time, permanent basis. I am recruiting currently for one of the UK’s most trusted optical brands.
Great opportunity for experienced Optical Assistant/ Team Leader to progress into management as an opportunity has presented itself, this company are renowned for developing and promoting internally meaning you can look to grow and progress even further.

This practice is situated in a busy high street and has a large and loyal customer base. They have a very friendly and welcoming team in place, who all work for each other to deliver the highest levels of care possible and they have a very good local reputation for excellence in customer care.

Responsibilities of the Assistant Manager

The role will be supporting the current manager who is also the Optometrist and will need a strong level of optical and retail experience as well as being able to run the shopfloor you will also be on hand to dispense 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 Assistant Manager

At least 2 years of experience as an Optical Assistant ideally within a busy practice, for this role it is preferred if you have some experience as team leader, supervisor etc.
You will need the ability to dispense to all levels, 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

For your efforts a competitive salary of £18,000 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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