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Optical Assistant

Inspired Selections
Closing date
16 Jun 2024

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Job Role
Optical Assistant
Multiple Practice
Contract Type
Full Time

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Optical Assistant to join a leading name in the UK optics field. This practice is well-established and has a great reputation as well as a loyal patient base.
They are now recruiting for an experienced full time Optical Assistant to join a developing practice, you will have the opportunity to grow with the practice and develop within your role as well as progressing your career.

From £22,308 to £28,000 (*see requirements for higher end of salary bracket)
Competitive bonus scheme
9 to 5:30 hours
Support from colleagues with 25-30 years’ experience
Excellent working environment – not rushed and focus on quality rather than quantity
Progression opportunities

The ideal candidate for this role would be someone who has had experience within a busy practice and can dispense to all levels confidently with fantastic clinical skills, good commercial awareness, and the ambition and drive to be successful.

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

Minimum of 12 months’ experience with experience in a busy practice.
A friendly and personable demeanour and strong personal work ethic.
A customer focused approach to your work and the ability to build a strong rapport with customers and colleagues alike.
For the top end of the salary bracket you will need to have had over 5 years’ experience in optics and be an experienced dispenser as well as having some sort of managerial experience. The higher end of the salary would be for a senior Optical Assistant developing into part of the management team.

Compensation for the Optical Assistant

For your efforts a competitive salary of up to £24,000 depending on experience is on offer.
You will join a longstanding team that have worked in the practice for many years.
You will also have the opportunity to receive some further training, progress and join a professional team in a fun and relaxed environment.

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 Grace 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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