Optical Assistant

Location
Cheshire
Salary
£19,000
Posted
27 Jun 2021
Closes
24 Jul 2021
Ref
VAC-30422_1614943350
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 Cheshire with social 8:30-5:30 pm opening hours.

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 their 3 test room practice, you will be on hand to support the dispensing team, this will include training, development, and offering advice where needed. 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. Preferably they would like you to have a keen interest in Contact lenses and be the go person in-store to advise patients, arrange direct debits and manage the contact lens clinic.

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 and taking ownership of the contact lens side of the business. As a member of the store’s team, you will have a valued input with best practice and clinical compliance. My client is looking for the right person and has a tendency to recruit for attitude – looking for a team player, ambitious individuals who enjoy a customer-facing role providing outstanding 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.

Store opening hours are 08:30 – 5:30 pm and must work either a Saturday or Sunday
Free parking nearby
Team Bonus scheme
Perk plus
Team nights out
Pension
4 weeks holiday + Bank holidays

To apply for this excellent Optical Assistant role please:

– Call Rachel at Inspired Selections on 0121 778 6999
– Upload your C.V to www.inspiredselections.co.uk
– SMS your Name, Job title and Availability to 07537417722 for more info.

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