Optical Assistant

Recruiter
First 4 Personnel (& Temps) Ltd
Location
Woking
Salary
17000.0000
Posted
05 Feb 2017
Closes
05 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Optical Assistant

£17,000.00 + Company Car
Woking

A fast growing and vibrant Opticians in Woking is looking for an Optical Assistant. You will be supporting the branch manager in maintaining a high standard throughout the team in terms of dispensing and customer service.

Responsibilities:

·Being part of a team inclusive of an Optometrist and driving to different venues ensuring safety at all levels
·Ensuring clinics are prepared with sufficient equipment and paperwork.
·Carrying out and discussing company performance updates based on branch Key Performance Indicator results for the dispensing team when required
·Ensuring that all customers feel comfortable and respected
·Informing customers about the service in a professional manner
·Keeping the patient database up-to-date at all times
·Demonstrating an understanding of best practice concerning use of all equipment
·Actively participate in team meeting concerning action plans; creatively suggest ideas for exceeding performance targets and opportunities for improvement.
·Providing information, maintaining records and carrying out all duties in an accurate, efficient and timely manner and in accordance with current data protection policies.
·Complying with good health and safety practice, all statutory requirements, company policies and standard procedures

Preferable Knowledge and Experience:

·Must have Optical experience within domiciliary sector
·Focimetry
·Frame Fitting
·Face and frame measurements
·Prescription analysis
·Dispensing SV, DV, Bifocals, Varifocals, Prism
·Knowledge of GOS Regulations and Voucher Values
·Successful completion of in house training schemes

Must have's

·Clean driving licence and no claims within last 2 years
·Excellent communication and customer service skills
·Strong team player
·Highly motivated

When applying; please make sure you include a contact email and telephone number, as well as your required salary, notice period and whether or not you have transport. First 4 Personnel (& Temps) Ltd is an established Recruitment Consultancy, Surrey-based, providing a full recruitment solution of temporary and permanent staff within the Surrey and Hampshire area, over 4 divisions:Accountancy & Finance; Sales & Marketing; Commercial & Office; IT & Executive. For more permanent, contract or temporary job opportunities in the Guildford, Farnham, Farnborough, Camberley, Weybridge, Woking, Staines and West Byfleet areas please check our website. You must reside in UK and be able to produce evidence of eligibility to work in UK. First 4 Personnel (& Temps) Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and complies with all relevant UK legislation. We are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to permanent roles.