Optical Assistant

04 Nov 2018
01 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is offering a great opportunity for an experienced full time Optical Assistant to join a close knit team and community focused practice in York.

Optical Assistant Position

A very exciting opportunity has become available for a customer focused Optical Assistant to join close knit team in York. They have a very friendly and welcoming team in place, who all work for each other to deliver the highest levels of care possible.

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 their 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.

Requirements of the Optical Assistant

My client is looking for applicants with at least 1-year experience as an Optical Assistant and the ability to dispense to all levels is preferred. You will have a friendly and personable demeanour, with a 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 £15,500, plus a team bonus between £50-£200 per month is on offer plus 31 days holiday. 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 7 working at least one weekend day (preferable a Saturday). With one late every four weeks until 8pm.


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