Optical Assistant

10 May 2019
06 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

A brand-new vacancy has just come in for a full time Optical Assistant to join a very well-run practice in a prime location in Central Edinburgh. My client is one of the most trusted names in optics and this practice has a very good reputation locally for offering a friendly professional service.

Optical Assistant Position

You will be joining a highly qualified team of expert optometrists, dispensing opticians and optical assistants that are among the best in their field. This leading team pride themselves on providing the foundation for an exciting, long-term career – a home where your previous optical expertise will be truly valued and where you will be given the opportunity to thrive.

Responsibilities of the Optical Assistant

As an Optical Assistant, you will spend your time on various aspects of meeting your customer’s needs precisely and competently. You will work within a busy 2-clinic practice in an all-around role. You will be helping patients with all their eye care needs. You will be dispensing spectacles and making sales as well as undertaking pre-screening; contact lens teaches and associated admin work. Additional to this further training will be provided on the additional clinical service they offer.

Requirements for the Optical Assistant

To secure this role you will need previous experience as an Optical Assistant and have a real passion for providing fantastic customer care. You will have already demonstrated that you are a natural when it comes to customer care; you are articulate, good with people with an organised approach and always happy to help, so you will fit right in as a valuable member of this friendly team, joining a business that is going places.

Compensation for the Optical Assistant

On offer for the right person is a competitive salary of £17,500 + benefits as well as the opportunity to further your career. You will have 29 days holiday and your birthday off. You must be able to work between 8:30 – 5:00pm Mon-Fri and only 9:00 – 5:00pm on a Saturday with NO Sundays.

Look forward to seeing your application.


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