Optical Assistant

Inspired Selections UK Limited
Bristol, Avon
10 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A very exciting opportunity has become available with a high end independent for a customer focused Optical Assistant on a full time, permanent basis .
This Independent has 3 practices in the Bristol area within a 10 mile radius from each other but you will be based in one particular practice and occasionally travelling to the others.
This opticians are well known and have a great reputation and have won optical awards including optician of the year.

This practice is situated on a busy main road and has a large and loyal customer base.
They have a very friendly and welcoming team in place, who all work for each other to deliver the highest levels of care possible and they have a very good local reputation for excellence in customer care.

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

Experience working in a busy opticians – high end independent is ideal.
Be passionate about frames and have a real desire working with different types
Must be able to dispense and have strong optical knowledge.
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.

Compensation for the Optical Assistant

For your efforts a competitive salary is on offer up to £16k plus a competitive bonus scheme and development opportunities. You will also have the opportunity to join a professional team in a fun and relaxed environment.