A very exciting opportunity has become available for an Optical Assistant on a full-time, permanent basis. I am recruiting currently for a very well-established, family-run, large optical independent chain that now requires someone with one to two years of full dispensing experience to work between two practices in the Uxbridge and Gerrards Cross areas.
These practices are located in busy locations and have 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 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, conducting pre-screen tests and 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.
Requirements of the Optical Assistant
At least 2 years of experience as an Optical Assistant ideally within an independent.
Must be a people person and have a strong sales ability, not a hard sell but commercially aware.
The ability to dispense to all levels, commercially aware and competent in your abilities
You will require a full driving license and have access to a car as you may be required to travel to one of their other local practices to cover sickness and holidays.
A friendly and personable demeanor 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
They are offering a competitive salary of up to £20,000 along with additional benefits and progression.
You will also have the opportunity to receive some further training and join a professional team in a fun and relaxed environment.
Working hours are 9-5:30 Monday-Saturday with a day off in the week – no Sundays or bank holidays.
*Both practices have free on-site parking.
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 discussed leave it to us and we will arrange the meeting for you.
To apply for this new and rare opportunity:
– Call Rueel 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