Optical Assistant

08 Sep 2019
05 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is the optician of choice in the Derby area and as such has an enviable reputation to uphold.
They are now looking for an optical assistant on a full time basis to join a team of 7 in their busy well organised practice in the Derby area.

Optical Assistant Position

A full time long term commitment has just become available for an experienced optical assistant who can dispense to all levels and used to working in a busy environment.

This practice is situated on a busy road and has good footfall with a loyal customer base with a good mix of private and NHS patients. They have a close knit team who strive to deliver the highest standards with each dispense and pride themselves on their reputation for excellence in customer care.

*They can consider applicants from people who have limited experience looking for a career in optics and full training will be given to kick start your ambitions.

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

At least 1 years experience in a busy practice is beneficial but not essential and the ability to dispense to all levels with 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.

Compensation for the Optical Assistant

My client is offering a competitive salary from £16,000 basic, with additional benefits such as 20 days holidays and Bank holidays. You will also have the opportunity to receive some further training as well as joining a professional team in a busy but friendly environment.

Look forward to hearing from you soon.

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