Optical Assistant

Inspired Selections UK Limited
Basildon, Essex
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A very exciting opportunity has become available for a driven experienced Optical Assistant on a full time, permanent basis in a very busy practice in the Basildon area.
I am recruiting currently for a very important client of mine who is one of the most trusted optical brands in the UK.

This practice is situated on a very busy high street and has a large and loyal customer base. They have a very friendly and welcoming team in places, who all work for each other to deliver the highest levels of customer care.

You will be working in a busy store on the south coast in a busy location so lots of stamina and energy needed to keep up with the pace. They have a large team in place with most being long serving members and dedicated to ensuring the success of the business.

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 best 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

As an Optical Assistant within this practice you will work on the shop floor in the dispensing team. Ideally 12 months minimum experience within an opticians and dispensing is required for this role. As a member of the stores team you will have a valued input with best practice and clinical compliance.

Compensation for the Optical Assistant

For your efforts a competitive salary package up to £16k basic and a good bonus structure to ensure your earnings are uncapped and additional benefits. You will also have the opportunity to receive some further training and join a professional team in a fun and relaxed environment. There is an opportunity to go forward for the dispensing optician course for the right person who shows the ability and willingness to do it.