Part Time Optical Assistant

Hakim Group
Epping, Essex
Competetive Salary DOE.
27 Jun 2019
25 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

We are looking for a Part time Receptionist/Optical Assistant to join our leading family group of independent opticians. We strongly believe in our people and provide them with the best tools to thrive in a growing business, designed to make the professional journey smoother.

This position is based in Richard Pryor Opticians, our practice in Epping, Essex which has been offering dedicated, caring and professional service for over 32 years. You must be well-presented, warm and welcoming with the ability to build a rapport with each of our patients.

Main Purpose of job:

To ensure you offer the absolute best in clinical services with the ability to build a rapport and identify the needs of the customer to ensure efficient customer service.

Key Tasks

  • Ensuring every customer gets a great experience when they visit our practice
  • Listening to our customers wants and needs
  • Explaining our products and offers
  • Managing diaries and clinics
  • Ordering lenses etc.
  • Assist on giving good, clear advice and making a positive impression
  • To help with the day to day running of the clinics

Requirements / Person Specification

  • This part time position entails working 13 - 18 hours a week split into 3 to 4 half days.  This would include Saturdays.
  • Dispensing experience is not essential but is preferred.
  • To have friendly and personable demeanour with positive energy and attitude.
  • To be able to work individually and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills – face-to-face and over the telephone
  • Ability to deliver exceptional customer service
  • Able to work within systems and processes
  • Ability to assist patients and continually seek the most appropriate solutions
  • Efficient action planning skills

Why us?

All of our team members enjoy a whole range of fantastic benefits including;

  • Access to an innovative discounts platform
  • Let us look after the cost of your health with our healthcare cash plan scheme
  • Pension plan
  • Access to our own Financial Flexibility Fund

We’ll also fill you in on our FISH philosophy – Finding Inner Self Happiness. This is the secret ingredient that saw us come top of the Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to work for. Sound intriguing? You’ll have to apply to find out more!

What next?

If you feel you are suitable for our Optical Assistant position, we would love to hear from you.

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