Optical Assistant

Recruiter
Acorn Recruitment
Location
Merthyr Tydfil
Salary
£3.50 - £4.5 per hour
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Optical Assistant - Specsavers - Merthyr Tydfil

Vacancy description

* To assist in the operation of the store in order to achieve sales targets and profitability through the effective dispensing of lenses and the delivery of excellent customer service, and to be a valuable part of the retail team.
* Explore customer needs thoroughly and approach customers to offer assistance.
* Good knowledge of Specsavers products, especially single vision lens types and treatments * Analyse prescriptions accurately and dispense single vision lenses accordingly.
* Ensure collections are conducted in a professional manner ensuring fit, comfort and visual accuracy are checked.
* Book and change customer appointments on the in-store computer system.
* Operate till effectively and accurately * Meet and exceed all personal and team goals.

**As this is a Level 2 Apprenticeship position any applicant who has achieved the same qualification, degree level or higher would not be eligible to apply.

Desirable personal qualities:

* Well-presented
* Good level of Basic Skills
* Good level of communication skills
* Keen and reliable
* Keen to gain a long term career in this field of work
* 3 GCSE's Grade C and above - Maths / English / Science


Hours of work - 32 Hours per week, hours will include weekends

Pay - National Apprentice Wage Rate initially £3.50 per hour

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.