Optical Assistant

Location
Loughborough
Salary
£17,000
Posted
16 Oct 2018
Closes
12 Nov 2018
Ref
VAC-27543_1535036337
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A great opportunity has just come in for an independent group in the Loughborough area for an experienced full time Optical Assistant. They are offering friendly working hours working in a small experienced team in a part time testing practice. This would be an ideal role for an ambitious dispenser looking to progress their career potentially into management.

Optical Assistant Position

A very exciting opportunity has become available for a customer focused Optical Assistant who is looking for a full time career move. This practice is situated on a busy high street and has a large and loyal customer base. They have a very friendly and welcoming team in place, who all work for each other to deliver the highest levels of care possible and they have a very good local reputation for excellence in customer care.

Responsibilities of the Optical Assistant

The role will entail dispensing spectacles to all levels, 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. As an optical assistant you will spend your time on various aspects of meeting your customers’ needs precisely and competently. Their aim is to continually improve the quality of services offered to their customers through staff training, embracing the use of the latest technology and fashion innovation.

Requirements of the Optical Assistant

My client is looking for applicants with at least 1 year of experience as an Optical Assistant ideally within an independent practice. The ability to dispense to all levels is preferred with 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 of £14,000 – £16,500 is on offer along with additional benefits. You will also have the opportunity to receive some further training and join a professional team in a fun and relaxed environment. Hours in this branch are 5 days out of 6 working 9:00-17:30.

Look forward to hearing from you soon

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