Optical Assistant

06 Jan 2019
02 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an opportunity to join one of the busiest and well organised practices in the UK with a reputation for exceptional customer service and value for money as well as looking after the future of their team.

Optical Assistant Position

A progressive opportunity has just become available for a quality driven Optical Assistant for a full time, permanent role in the Derby area.
I am recruiting currently for a franchisee of one of the UK’s most trusted optical brands who have an opening due to them strengthening their dispensing team.
This practice is situated in a busy shopping area and has strong footfall with a loyal customer base made up of a good mix of private and NHS patients. They have a team of 45 with a patient focused support 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.

Requirements of the Optical Assistant

They are open to all levels of experience and full training is available. This is a busy practice and the most important requisites are 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.
You will be outgoing and approachable with strong communication skills and a willingness to grow and progress.

Compensation for the Optical Assistant

For your skills and input my client is offering a competitive salary of up to £17,000 basic with 30 days holidays inclusive of Bank Holidays and a number of additional benefits. You will also have the opportunity to receive some further training and the potential for the dispensing course in the future for the right person.

Look forward to hearing from you soon.


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