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Optical Assistant

Inspired Selections
Gerrards Cross
Closing date
12 Jun 2023

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Job Role
Optical Assistant
Multiple Practice
Contract Type
Full Time

A very exciting opportunity has become available for an Optical Assistant on a full-time, permanent basis. This role is with a very well established, family-run optical independent chain for one of their practices in Gerrard’s Cross who have an opening.

Up to £24,000
Progression opportunities to develop on to the DO course
Free parking at the practice
Sociable hours – 9:00 to 5:30, no Sundays or Bank Holidays

This practice is situated in 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 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 1 year of experience as an Optical Assistant.
Must be a people person and have a friendly approach with a strong personal work ethic
The ability to dispense to all levels, pre-screen and ideally contact lens teach.
It is preferable that you have 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 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 up to £24,000 is on offer along with additional benefits and progression opportunities on to the DO course,
Free parking at the branch.
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 holiday

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 this has been discussed leave it to us and we will arrange the meeting for you.

To apply for this new and rare opportunity:

– Call Chris at Inspired Selections on 0121 778 6999
– Upload your C.V to
– SMS your Name and Availability for a call to 07537417722


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