Excellent opportunity for an experienced Optical Assistant to join a very successful independent group in North Manchester. If you’re looking for progression down either management or on to the QDO course then this is the role for you.
Optical Assistant Position
A very exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced Optical Assistant to join a high end independent chain in one of their practices in North Manchester. Established over 70 years ago, this client has unrivalled reputation across the northwest. The company offers a wide selection of high end products and services and with an open ear policy they’re looking for someone with the drive and ambition to take their career to the next level.
Responsibilities of the Optical Assistant
You will work within a busy independent in an all around role. You will be dispensing spectacles and making sales as well as undertaking pre-screening, contact lens teaches and associated admin work.
Requirements for the Optical Assistant
You will need a minimum of 2 years experience as an Optical Assistant and it’s essential you dispense spectacles to all levels and ideally have worked with designer frames. You will be pre-screening patients, delivering contact lens teaches and will be very focussed on delivering the highest levels of customer service.
Compensation for the Optical Assistant
On offer for the right person is a competitive salary of £16,000 – £20,000 as well as the opportunity to further your career for the right candidate on to either the Dispensing Optician course or down the managerial path. You will have 30 days holiday. You will work 9:00 – 5:30 with an hour’s lunch and half day Saturday until 12:30pm.