An opening has just become available for a Receptionist/ Optical Assistant for a family run independent in the Slough/ Reading area. This opportunity is a full time permanent.
This very well established independent practice has an excellent local reputation for offering clinical excellence and an extensive range of services as well as a good range of lenses and frames. They have a very customer focused ethos and will always go the extra mile for their patients.
Due to an increase in business and some internal re-structuring a position has become available in the front of house team. The role is full time between 2 practices and will include Saturdays.
Responsibilities of the Optical Assistant
You will work within a busy practice in an all around role but mainly focussing on front of house/ admin. You will be helping patients with all their eye care needs, including contact lenses, designer frames, NHS eye care . You will be dispensing spectacles and making sales as well as undertaking pre-screening, contact lens teaches and associated admin work.
Requirements of the Optical Assistant
The right candidate for this position will have strong admin and reception skills with an excellent telephone manner. You will ideally have optical experience and will be able to pre-screen patients and help with some dispensing if required. You will be customer focused and passionate about service and delivering the highest standards of professional care.
Compensation of the Optical Assistant
On offer is a competitive salary of up to £18k, a fun and relaxed working environment and the opportunity to work within a leading independent practice.
You can also look to be working nice sociable hours with no lates and no Sundays or Bank Holidays