Optical Assistant

Location
Leeds
Salary
£17,500
Posted
15 Feb 2021
Closes
14 Mar 2021
Ref
VAC-30276_1612176305
Sector
Academic
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A very exciting opportunity has become available for a customer focused Optical Assistant on a full time, permanent basis in Leeds.I am recruiting currently for a franchise of one of the UK’s most trusted optical brands.

You will be working in a friendly community within a sociable team where you can expect a variety of patients from all ages and backgrounds.This practice is situated on a busy high street and has a large and loyal customer base. They have a very friendly and welcoming team in place, who all work for each other to deliver the highest levels of customer care.

Responsibilities of the Optical Assistant

As a senior member of the team, you will be on hand to support the dispensing team, this will include training, development and offering advice where needed.
You will be taking on an in-store trainer type role as well as fulfilling all dispensing duties.
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 best 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

As an Optical Assistant within this practice you will work on the shop floor in the dispensing team.
You must have strong leadership skills and be comfortable in providing training
As a member of the stores team you will have a valued input with best practice and clinical compliance.
My client is looking for the right people and have a tendency to recruit for attitude – looking for a team player, ambitious individuals who enjoy a customer facing role providing good customer service.

Compensation for the Optical Assistant

For your efforts a competitive salary package is on offer dependent on your experience, along with a team bonus scheme and additional benefits. You will also have the opportunity to receive some further training and join a professional team in a fun and relaxed environment.

Hours are 9:00 – 5:30, 5 days per week and must work either Saturday or Sunday
Free parking near by
Team Bonus scheme
Vouchers for hitting certain targets
Team nights out
Pension
4 weeks holiday + Bank holidays

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