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Mobile Optical & Hearing Assistant

Leightons Opticians & Hearing Care
competitive + benefits
Closing date
20 Dec 2023

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Job Role
Optical Assistant
Multiple Practice
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Job description

Are you an Optical Assistant searching for a new opportunity full of diversity and variety? This might be the perfect role for you!

Leightons Opticians and Hearing Care are actively recruiting for an exceptional Optical and Hearing Assistant to join our expanding operational team. As part of our Pulse Team you will be involved in a mixture of branch support with additional responsibilities contributing to the learning and development of our practice teams. You will act as an ambassador for the business, leading by example.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is looking to take their next step as an Optical and Hearing Assistant and take on further responsibilities which include...

  • Providing cover to the Leightons estate
  • Being a unique voice between branches to ensure clinical standards are maintained
  • Inducting new starters to the business
  • Conducting experience days as part of our interview process for new staff members
  • Providing on-going training and support to our existing Optical and Hearing Assistants

Travel is a necessity within our Pulse Team and you must have a full UK driving licence and be comfortable commuting to the following practices; Burnham-on-Sea, Poole, Christchurch, Chandlers Ford, Totton, Stag Gates, Fareham, Andover, Basingstoke, Swindon and Cirencester. This is one of the highlights of the role, enabling you to meet a diverse range of Leightons staff members, and patients within ever changing scenery.


We want to harness your experience to deliver improvements to our business in our continuous effort to provide outstanding patient care. With all travel requirements being completely reimbursed by the business including the supply of a company car.

  • Pension Scheme
  • 22 Days Annual Leave (plus public holidays)
  • Company Car (electric/hybrid/petrol)

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment and creating a workplace culture in which diversity and inclusion is valued and everyone is treated with dignity and respect. As part of our zero-tolerance approach to discrimination in any form, you and any job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation (Protected Characteristics).

Job Types: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: 24,000.00 per year


  • Company car
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Free or subsidised travel

  • Weekend availability
Work Location: On the road


Welcome to Leightons Opticians and Hearing Care, a proudly independent, family-owned, and family-run establishment since 1928. With 35 practices spread across the UK, offering a diverse range of unique opportunities for eyecare and audiology professionals.

At Leightons, we firmly believe that our people are the cornerstone of our success and enduring legacy. We are committed to equipping all our practices with cutting-edge technology, including OCT and Optomap, to ensure the highest standard of vision care for our patients. Our clinical approach, combined with our emphasis on advanced technology, enables us to deliver an exceptional level of precision and care in both optical and audiology services.

Central to Leightons' values is the meaningful time we invest with our patients. We prioritise building strong relationships, understanding their individual needs, and delivering personalised care to ensure their satisfaction and well-being. Furthermore, we place a strong focus on nurturing professional development and growth, offering our team members the support, training, autonomy, and opportunities they need to truly excel in their careers.

We are currently on the lookout for passionate, caring, and driven optometrists, dispensing opticians, optical and hearing assistants, and audiologists to join our dedicated team. If you are seeking an environment that values clinical excellence, cutting-edge technology, patient-centred care, and opportunities for professional advancement, Leightons Opticians and Hearing Care is the place for you. Contact us today; we look forward to hearing from you and exploring how we can work together to provide outstanding eyecare and audiology services to our patients.

Company info
Leightons Opticians & Hearing Care
07590 375892
Clarendon House
63 Downing Street
United Kingdom

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