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Optical Assistant

Zest Optical
England, Bedfordshire, Flitwick
Up to £12 per hour
Closing date
13 May 2024

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Job Role
Optical Assistant
Independent Practice
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details

Optical Assistant vacancies and Part time Optical Assistant jobs based in Flitwick, Bedfordshire.

We are currently working alongside a well-established, high end independent practice in Flitwick, Bedfordshire to recruit a part time Optical Assistant.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a long standing practice in an affluent area, offering the highest levels of service and a wide range of frames to suit all tastes and budgets

Optical Assistant - Role

  • Single testing room independent Opticians
  • Well established in the area
  • Working with a wide range of designer brands
  • High average dispensing value
  • Team of 4-5 people
  • Working alongside an experienced Dispensing Optician
  • Act as first point of contact for patients, managing all booking and collections etc
  • Dispensing and frame selection
  • Dealing with complex patient queries
  • Ordering frames and lenses
  • Working 3 days a week to include alternate Saturdays
  • Opening hours from 9am to 5.30pm
  • Salary £12/hr
  • 4 weeks holidays plus bank holidays (pro rata) rising to 5 weeks with service

Optical Assistant - Requirements

  • Experience working within an Opticians
  • Competent optical dispenser
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be calm, comfortable and confident at all times when talking to patients
  • Maintain the high level of customer care expected by patients of the practice
  • Ability to learn and want to develop

To avoid missing out on this opportunity, please send your CV across to Rebecca Wood using the 'Apply' link as soon as possible.


We are Zest Optical, a specialist optical recruitment agency working exclusively within the optical marketplace. Having been established since 2006 we have created an excellent reputation in industry for offering a personal and honest recruitment service.

We believe that in order to provide the best service to both clients and candidates, we need to understand and match aspirations, skills and personalities. In this way we can create a mutually profitable relationship, supporting candidates and clients in achieving their goals.

All our consultants have a passion for the industry and a genuine interest in finding the best fit for both candidates and clients alike.

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