Optical Assistant

Location
Manchester
Salary
£18,000
Posted
12 Apr 2019
Closes
09 May 2019
Ref
VAC-28040_1550056973
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

YOU MUST HAVE PREVIOUS OPTICS EXPERIENCE TO APPLY FOR THIS ROLE

This practice in South Manchester has just had a brand-new refit and has increased from 3 to 5 test rooms, as a result they are looking for an experienced Optical Assistants to join this experienced team and continue to develop this exciting business. They can offer part-time or full-time hours to suit you but you must be able to work a weekend day.

Optical Assistant Position

A very exciting opportunity has become available for a customer focused Optical Assistant to join this newly refitted practice in South Manchester. They have an experienced team in place and they are looking to add a personable and enthusiastic optical assistant to their team. This company are happy to offer career progression so whether you aspire to be Qualified Dispensing Optician or a Practice Manager then they will guide and support you through all the necessary courses.

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. 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 previous optical experience and the ability to dispense glasses to all levels. You will have friendly and personable demeanour with a strong personal work ethic. It’s essential you have 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 £17,500 is on offer. You will need to be work between 9:00-5:30pm Mon to Fri and at least one weekend day. This client will also consider a candidate looking for 3 or 4 days. You will also have the opportunity to receive further training and join a professional team in a fun and relaxed environment.
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