Optical Assistant - Monday to Friday - Southampton

Your World Healthcare
Basic between £16k-£18k + bonus (£2k-5k pa) + car (worth £4k pa) + pension + healthcare
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Your World Optical Recruitment are working with one of our best clients. They believe in making a difference to their patient’s lives, bringing them the very best in eye care. As an Optical Adviser, you’ll make sure every customer gets a great experience. From a warm welcome, through to help with selecting the right products for their eyewear and eye care needs. 

As an Optical Adviser, you will be visiting patients at their home address or care setting.  You'll get to know your customers, building great rapport, putting them at ease and get a real feeling of satisfaction from helping them look and feel great. It means listening to what they want, explaining their offers and products and dispensing different types of lenses. 

You’ll work with NHS guidelines (as well as my client’s high standards), give good, clear advice and make a positive, memorable impression, thanks to your can-do attitude and professional approach. 

You’ll also get involved with booking eye examinations, fitting and adjusting frames and helping select the best eye care solutions for each customer. With a business that constantly has a phase of growth, the opportunities to expand your knowledge base and develop a career have never looked better! 

If you like helping people, you're level-headed and cool under pressure then this is the challenge you have been looking for. The Optical Advisor role will provide you with a whole host of additional skill sets along with job satisfaction. To secure this role you will need previous experience and have a real passion for providing superior customer care. In return, my client will offer the following:


  • Every weekend off 
  • Competitive basic salary
  • Bespoke Training
  • Fully expensed Company Car
  • 3 “treat” days granted 100% attendance
  • Pension scheme (after completing probation) 
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Long service Awards 

What is required of you: 

  • Highly motivated results driven personality.
  • Valid UK Driving License 
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Very organized with the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work and problem solve independently in a mobile environment
  • To comply with all aspects of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and with the Company’s current Health and Safety Policies.
  • A passion for optometry!
  • Operate in line with company policies, procedures, NHS guidelines and current legislation always.

To be considered for this role you MUST have Optical experience. 

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 Shea Caesar at shea.caesar@ywrec.com and discover a better Optometry career with us.