Optical Assistant - Christchurch

Recruiter
Zest Business Group
Location
Christchurch
Salary
£14000 - £17000/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A high end independent Opticians based in Christchurch, Dorset are looking to recruit a full time Optical Assistant to work 5 days a week. The practice has been established in the area for over 60 years, and focuses on offering a personalised eye care service to patients of all ages. The appointment times are between 30-45 minutes to it's a nice relaxed, patient focused environment.

Role

* Meeting and greeting patients
* Dispensing frames and lenses to all levels, including varifocals
* Providing contact lens advice
* Pre-screening
* Taking measurements and making any necessary adjustments
* Booking appointments and dealing with admin
* Ensuring excellent levels of customer service at all times

Requirements

* Previous experience of working as an Optical Assistant, Optical Advisor or Dispensing Assistant
* Able to dispense spectacles
* Enjoy building relationships with clients
* Excellent communication skills: clear verbal and written communication with active listening skills
* Able to deliver superb customer service
* Interest in fashion, trends and brands

Salary

Between £14,000 to £17,000 plus free parking. The practice will also support the DO course if desired.

This would be a full time role including Saturdays with typical working hours from 9am to 5.30pm.

To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV or call (Apply online only) for more information