Optical Assistant

3 days left

Milton Keynes
01 Nov 2020
28 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced Optical Assistant in the Northampton/ Milton Keynes area looking for a new role in a well-established and independent optician with an excellent reputation in the local community?

A very exciting opportunity has become available for an Optical Assistant on a full time, permanent basis between 2 very nearby practices within this group of independent opticians.
They have a great reputation, a loyal patient base and have a very friendly and relaxed feel.

This independent chain of opticians are looking to add to their team by recruiting an Optical Assistant to work between 2 practices in the Northampton/ Milton Keynes area.

My client is looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to take on an all-round role and can hit the ground running. They range between budget all the way up to high-end frames and are looking for a patient-focused person that is personable, approachable and can offer a high level of customer service to each of their patients.

Responsibilities of the Optical Assistant

The ideal candidate will have had experience as an Optical Assistant and can competently work to their own initiative. What is also important, is your ability to build rapport and converse with patients, while getting involved in the day to day tasks of the store.
Your responsibilities will consist of pre-screening, contact lens teaches occasional dispensing with frame selection, ordering of frames, assembling spectacles as well as all admin/ reception duties.

Requirements of the Optical Assistant.

At least 2 years of experience as an Optical Assistant ideally within an independent.
An enthusiastic and friendly person with a 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

For your efforts, a competitive salary of up to £19,000 is on offer.
Free parking at both of the practices
Benefits include 1 annual free pair of glasses and cost price glasses after this
Progression opportunities to go onto the DO course
You will also have the opportunity to receive some further training and join a professional team in a fun and relaxed environment, potential opportunity prospects are available for the right person.

Working 9:00-5:30 Monday to Saturday with a day off in the week.
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


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