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Optical Assistant /Manager J144671

Prospect Health
21000.00 - 26000.00 per Annum
Closing date
15 Jul 2022

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Job Role
Optical Assistant
Multiple Practice
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

A fantastic new opportunity has become available for an experienced Optical Assistant to join a well-established and reputable Optical practice based near Crewe in either a management position or purely Optical Assistant role on a full-time basis.

This is an exceptional role for a Optical Assistant keen on progressing into a management role as full mentorship will be provided by the Director, while experienced Managers are also welcomed to apply.

Testing 6 days a week, this successful Optical practice are now looking to add to their team to ensure that patient service and satisfaction is kept at a high standard.

The practice has accrued an enviable reputation as the Opticians of choice in the area and have a loyal patient base in a relaxed and friendly practice.

You will join a vibrant team with countless years' experience in Optics, working closely alongside the business owner to continue their on-going success.

In return for your services is a competitive salary which is negotiable depending upon experience, GOC fees paid, bonus scheme and 5 weeks holiday plus bank.

Key Duties

  • Full-time role working Monday-Saturday with a day off in the week
  • Working hours 9am-5:30pm
  • You will provide work in a management capacity alongside dispensing, fitting and further Optical Assistant duties
  • Managing a small team of experienced Optician professionals
  • Working with a wide range of frames and lenses to cater to a diverse patient demographic including high end designers
  • Modern practice equipped with the latest equipment to deliver the highest levels of patient care
  • Established and friendly team to support you in your new role

Package and Benefits

  • Highly competitive basic salary up to 26000 which rises with tenure
  • GOC fees paid, CET provided
  • Practice bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday + 8 for bank holidays (33 total)
  • Recognition of excellence and reward their staff extremely well for outstanding achievement
  • Full training and mentoring provided if making your first steps into management
  • Opportunities for further development and progression

Key Skills, Qualifications and Client Requirements

  • Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom
  • Applications welcome from Optical Assistants of all levels of experience

What Happens Next?

Please click the 'Apply' button to find out more about this role. The consultant looking after this vacancy will contact you at a convenient time to share further details on about the opportunity. All interaction will be in complete confidence, without obligation and we will NOT send your details to any practice unless you give us your permission.

If you wish to talk to us in person about this job or any other suitable jobs, please email us on or call our Optometry team on 01423 813452.

Please attach a copy of your most up to date CV to any emails sent for ease.

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Prospect Health is a market leading specialist in the provision of professional recruitment solutions within the UK Optical Sector. 

We are a full service consultancy providing both permanent and locum solutions that are underpinned by an advisory service drawing on thirty years plus industry experience across specialist health disciplines.

Partnered with some of the UK’s leading independent practices and some of the industry’s most recognisable brands, we are able to offer an excellent choice of job opportunity. We work hard to find you the most suitable role for your individual needs. We have also won awards for our honesty and integrity.

Find Us
01423 813452
2nd Floor
Clarendon House
Victoria Avenue
North Yorkshire
United Kingdom
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