This is an exciting development opportunity here with a leading optical group that offers excellent career enhancement and training opportunities. Ideally the client is looking for trainee Qualified Dispensing Optician or an experienced Optical Assistant with a minimum of 3 years experience.
Optical Assistant Position
This well-established company are looking for an experienced Optical Assistant in Sunderland. As an Optical Assistant, you’ll make sure every customer gets a great experience when they come into our store. It means listening to what they want, explaining our offers and products, and dispensing single vision lenses. You’ll work to NHS guidelines (as well as our own high standards), give good, clear advice and make a positive impression, thanks to your polite and professional approach.
Responsibilities of the Optical Assistant
This is a shop floor based position where you will be helping customers with frame selection and then dispensing to all levels. You will be making recommendations and ultimately sales. You will also be on hand to help conduct pre-screening and contact lens teaches. General admin and reception will also be a part of the position.
Requirements of the Optical Assistant
The right applicant for this role will be an experienced optical assistant who is able to dispense to all levels, pre-screen and contact lens teach etc. Ideal you will be looking at moving on to the training dispensing optician course. You will also be happy with all associated admin and reception duties. Strong communication skills are essential and a passion for delivering the highest levels of customer service.
Compensation for the Optical Assistant
This is an opportunity for the right candidate to consider a structured career path and the possibility for progression. On offer the right person is a competitive salary £15,000 – £17,000 (dependent upon experience) very good working environment and future progression opportunities.
To apply for this Optical Assistant role or other Optical jobs in Sunderland call Inspired Selections on 0121 778 6999