My client is offering a great opportunity for an experienced full time optical assistant to join a well established dispensing only practice. They have a strong reputation to uphold as being one of the leading dispensing groups in the industry. With family friendly working hours and experienced owners at the helm your future employment stability is assured. They now require an optical assistant with over 12 months in the industry to work in their practice in the Stafford area.
Optical Assistant Position
A very exciting opportunity has become available for a customer focused Optical Assistant who is looking for a full time opportunity. They have a very friendly and welcoming team in place, who all work for each other to deliver the highest levels of care possible and they have a very good local reputation for excellence in customer care.
Responsibilities of the Optical Assistant
The role will entail dispensing spectacles to all levels with no testing in practice you will not be doing any pre-tests or contact lens teaches. You will also be required to carry out frame styling and give patients advice on options. Reception duties and general admin will also be a part of the role and helping with the smooth running of the practice. As an optical assistant you will spend your time on various aspects of meeting your customers’ needs precisely and competently. Their aim is to continually improve the quality of services offered to their customers through staff training, embracing the use of the latest technology and fashion innovation.
Requirements of the Optical Assistant
My client is looking for applicants with at least 1 year of experience as an Optical Assistant ideally within an independent practice. The ability to dispense to all levels is essential with a friendly and 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 is on offer along with additional benefits such as a bonus approximately £1,000 pa and 20 days holidays. Working hours are 9:30-17:00 Tuesday to Saturday and free parking.
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