Optical Assistant

Location
Hampshire
Salary
£18,000
Posted
25 Sep 2018
Closes
22 Oct 2018
Ref
VAC-27557_1535555069
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A very exciting opportunity has become available for an Optical Assistant on a full time, permanent basis with a family run, high end independent group.
I am recruiting for an award winning Opticians originally established in 1984 who have an excellent reputation for being a clinical specialist.

This independent high street opticians, who have a fantastic reputation for their high quality service, are looking to add to their team by recruiting an Optical Assistant to join their practice in the area.

My client is looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual who can travel between all of their practices in the Hampshire area. All practices are located in excellent, affluent locations.

Responsibilities of the Optical Assistant

The ideal candidate will have had experience as an Optical Assistant and can competently work to their own initiative.
What is also important, is your ability to build rapport and converse with patients, while getting involved in the day to day tasks of the store whether that be dispensing, stock taking, answering calls or dealing with problems.
To be in the running for this role you must be able to deliver quality customer service.
You will be taking on an all-round role dispensing, performing pre-tests and contact lens teaches, occasional glazing, training and supporting other colleagues.

Requirements of the Optical Assistant.

MUST BE ABLE TO DRIVE AND HAVE A CAR
At least 2 years of experience as an Optical Assistant ideally within a busy practice.
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 Optical Assistant

For your efforts a competitive salary on offer based on experience and how you come across in the interview. You will also have the opportunity to receive some further training and join a professional team in a fun and relaxed environment, potential opportunity prospects are available for the right person.

Working 8:50-5:45 with 1-hour lunch, Monday to Saturday with a day off in the week.
No Sundays or Bank holidays

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