Optical Assistant

09 Jun 2021
06 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Optical Assistant Position

A very exciting opportunity has become available for a customer focused Optical Assistant to join this practice in West Wakefield. They have an experienced team in place and they are looking to add a personable and enthusiastic optical assistant to their team. This company are happy to offer career progression so whether you aspire to be Qualified Dispensing Optician or a Practice Manager then they will guide and support you through all the necessary courses.

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 their options. Reception duties and general admin will also be a part of the role and helping with the smooth running of the practice. Their aim is to continually improve the quality of services offered to their customers through staff training.

Requirements of the Optical Assistant

My client is looking for applicants with previous optical experience and the willingness to learn and progress. You will have friendly and personable demeanour with a strong personal work ethic. It’s essential you have 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 £17,500 is on offer. You will need to be able to work between 08:45-5:30pm Mon to Fri and be flexible to work weekends. This client will also consider a candidate looking for 3 or 4 days. You will also have the opportunity to receive further training and join a professional team in a fun and relaxed environment with team incentives.


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