Optical Assistant

08 Sep 2019
05 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

An opening has just become available for an experienced Optical Assistant for a family run independent in the Slough/ Reading area. This opportunity is full time, permanent and can offer you;

o Competitive salary of up to £20k
o Progression opportunities to go on to the DO course
o Nice working hours offering a good work/ life balance – 9:30-5:00, no Sundays or Bank Hols
o A relaxed and friendly work environment

This very well established independent practice has an excellent local reputation for offering clinical excellence and an extensive range of services as well as a good range of lenses and frames. They have a very customer focused ethos and will always go the extra mile for their patients.

Due to an increase in business and some internal re-structuring a position has become available in the front of house team. The role is full time and will include Saturdays.

Responsibilities of the Optical Assistant

You will work within a busy practice in an all-around role but mainly focussing on front of house/ admin. You will be helping patients with all their eye care needs, including contact lenses, designer frames, NHS eye care. You will be dispensing spectacles and making sales as well as undertaking pre-screening, contact lens teaches and associated admin work.

Requirements of the Optical Assistant

The right candidate for this position will have strong admin and reception skills with an excellent telephone manner. You will ideally have optical experience and will be able to pre-screen patients and help with some dispensing if required. You will be customer focused and passionate about service and delivering the highest standards of professional care.

Compensation of the Optical Assistant

On offer is a competitive salary of up to £20k, progression opportunities to go on to the DO course, a fun and relaxed working environment and the opportunity to work within a leading independent practice.
You can also look to be working nice sociable hours with no lates and no Sundays or Bank Holidays

What happens next?

Once you have applied, one of the experienced team at Inspired Selections will give you a call to discuss the role in more detail.
They will also go over your previous experience from your CV and your current situation to make sure you have the relevant experience and match what the client is looking for.
Once this has been discussed leave it to us and we will arrange the meeting for you.

To apply for this new and rare opportunity:

– Call Chris at Inspired Selections on 0121 778 6999
– Upload your C.V to www.inspiredselections.co.uk
– SMS your Name and Availability for a call to 07537417722