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Optical Assistant

Inspired Selections
Closing date
12 May 2024

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Job Role
Optical Assistant
Multiple Practice
Contract Type
Full Time

This boutique optical practice, situated in a picturesque town nestled in the foothills of the Peak District, is seeking a dedicated Optical Assistant with a genuine passion for the optical industry and an unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional customer service. The ideal candidate will play a pivotal role in assisting our optometrists and opticians in providing high-quality eye care services to thier valued customers, all while enjoying the unique charm of the local community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Optical Assistant will warmly greet and assist customers in our boutique setting, creating a welcoming and professional environment.
  • They will conduct preliminary vision tests and gather patient information, all while surrounded by the scenic beauty of our town.
  • Helping customers choose the perfect frames and lenses based on their preferences and needs, offering a personalized shopping experience.
  • The candidate will perform precise eyeglass fittings and adjustments, ensuring comfort and functionality that matches the cozy ambiance of our practice.
  • Educating customers on proper eyewear care and maintenance with a personal touch.
  • Efficiently processing orders and handling administrative tasks while enjoying the unique atmosphere of our location.
  • Maintaining the clean and organized aesthetics of our boutique optical practice.
  • Collaborating with the optical team to meet sales targets and ensure customer satisfaction, all in the heart of our charming town.


  • The ideal candidate will exude a genuine passion for the optical industry, aligning with the personalised service they offer in this boutique practice.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills are essential for fostering the sense of community we cherish.
  • Attention to detail, with the ability to perform precise measurements and fittings that reflect the meticulous nature of our practice.
  • Basic knowledge of eyeglass frames, lenses, and coatings is preferred.
  • Strong organisational and multitasking abilities, perfectly suited for the harmonious pace of the town.
  • Proficiency in using optical equipment and computer systems while enjoying the relaxed yet professional atmosphere of our location.

Working Hours:

The Optical Assistant’s working hours align with the tranquil rhythm of our town:
Monday – Friday 9:15 AM – 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Saturday: 9:15 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday: Closed


  • Competitive salary
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Employee discounts on eyewear.

How to Apply:

Please call Rachel @ Inspired on 0121 778 6999 or reply interested to this job advert.

We are looking for individuals who not only excel in their optical expertise but also embrace the sense of community and beauty that our boutique practice and town have to offer.


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