Optical Assistant

10 Apr 2018
07 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is one of the most recognisable brands in UK optics as such you will be joining an established company with one of the strongest support and progression networks to call upon. They are offering long term security and stability in this time of constant change and can help you realise your career aspirations.

Optical Assistant Position

I am recruiting currently for one of the UK’s most trusted optical brands who have an opening due to them strengthening their dispensing team.
This practice is situated in a busy area with strong footfall and a loyal customer base made up of a good mix of private and NHS patients.
They have a medium sized team all working to the same goals and have a good reputation for being friendly and patient focused with equal consideration given to customer care and the business needs.
They require a full time or part time optical assistant who is fully experienced in all levels of dispensing and strong communication skills.

Responsibilities of the Optical Assistant

The role will entail dispensing spectacles, 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 Optical Assistant

At least 1 years experience in an optician is beneficial but not essential as they are looking for someone who is customer friendly and passionate about working in the industry but never given the chance to progress.
You will have 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.
*This is a 3 for 5 day role.

Compensation for the Optical Assistant

My client is offering a competitive salary of up to £17,000 basic to start and a strong bonus scheme and additional benefits. You will also have the opportunity to receive some further training with the benefit of progression.


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