Optical Assistant - High End Independent - Swindon, Wiltshire

Your World Healthcare
£15,000 to £16,500 pa + bonus + healthcare + pension (12% double contribution) + gym
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Your World Healthcare has a full-time Optical Assistant vacancy, based in Swindon!

We are looking for a customer service champion! Someone who will go above the usual call of duty to help their customers feel valued... Sound like you? Read on...

What's the role?

We are looking for a candidate with Optical experience, who is ready to take a step up and work in a beautiful and clinically orientated store. You will be the first person my clients patients meet and will be able to provide a warm and friendly service - putting customers at ease and help them quickly and efficiently. 

As an experienced Optical Assistant, you will be in charge of welcoming customers, listening to their needs and finding a solution that is perfect for them.

The right person for this role will be extremely friendly with outstanding communication skills. They will be organised and capable of working very well both alone and as part of the optometry team. Previous experience in a sales role would be beneficial as this position involves selling lenses to customers.

This position is Monday to Saturday, 37.5 hours per week, working on an employed basis.


  • Previous experience in an optical environment
  • Commercial attitude, while being able to put the patients first
  • Sales experience desirable but not essential

What's to like?

My client, are an Opticians and Hearing Care business - which remain family owned. They have have now been operating for over 50 years! My client has over 30 lovingly created stores, focusing on patient care and providing employee's with a fantastic place to work. They employ over 250 staff in the south of England and are growing every month, getting new and exciting professionals into their stores.

They provide a fantastic support network for OA's and DO's, making sure all staff are trained, rewarded and looked after to the right standard. 

Benefits Package:

  • Bonus Scheme (it's uncapped, no glass ceilings here!)
  • Pension Scheme (best in the industry)
  • Life cover - up to 4x basic salary 
  • 20 days holiday, pro rata + bank holidays
  • staff discounts 

More about Your World Healthcare

We are Your World Healthcare, a healthcare staffing agency with over ten years in the industry. Our specialist Optometry Division supplies the pick of the jobs to Optical Assistants nationwide.

We supply to 280 NHS Trusts and CCGS, and 338 private healthcare organisations within the UK. Last year, Your World provided our candidates with over 3 million hours of work!

If you think you’d be perfect for this role, apply today! Want to know more about our fantastic Optometry opportunities? Contact our team on 020 7220 0824 or email Tom Peppiatt at tom.peppiatt@ywrec.com and discover a better Optometry career with us.