Optical Assistant

6 days left

Location
Maidstone
Salary
£18,000
Posted
25 May 2021
Closes
21 Jun 2021
Ref
VAC-30640_1621585371
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Here is a brilliant opportunity for an experienced Optical Assistant, to work within a practice near Maidstone of a large high-end independent group of opticians based in Kent.
My client boasts an excellent level of customer service, which has been recognised within the community.

This role is to be working full time 5 days – 9:00-17:30 in the week and 9:00-16:00 on Saturday (must include Saturdays), no Sundays or Bank Holidays.
Free parking, not hard sell, friendly team and great working environment.

This independent high street optician, who have a fantastic reputation for their high-quality service, friendly enthusiastic team and patient focus being their priority are looking to add to their team by recruiting an experienced and confident Optical Assistant to take on an all-around role.

Responsibilities of the Optical Assistant

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Dispenser with an extensive technical knowledge and can competently work to their own initiative.
You will be comfortable working on your own from time to time
You must be able to give all product details, information and advice to your patients
A priority for this role is looking for superb customer service bringing back “the customer is always right” type attitude.
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.

Requirements of the Optical Assistant

At least 2 years+ as an Optical Assistant ideally within a busy high-end practice.
The main thing my client is looking for is exceptional customer service coupled with an extensive optical knowledge looking after complex prescriptions, high end designer frames along with the personality to fit in with the team and the practice culture.
A friendly and personable demeanour and strong personal work ethic – confident, friendly, smart and has a sense of humour.
A customer focused approach to your work and the ability to build a strong rapport with customers and colleagues alike while occasionally dealing with complaints/ queries.

Compensation for the Optical Assistant

For your efforts a competitive package on offer;
Basic salary up to £18,000 (depending on experience)
A generous bonus scheme (up to 20% of salary)
Free parking
4 weeks holiday + Bank holidays (with yearly increments up to 5 weeks holiday)
You will also have the opportunity to receive some further training and develop your career in an avenue that suits you and join a professional team in a fun and relaxed environment.

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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