Optical Assistant

Recruiter
Eye 4 Staff
Location
Leatherhead, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Oct 2019
Closes
30 Oct 2019
Ref
1303140379
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Eye4Staff are a recruitment organisation providing staffing solutions in the optical profession throughout the UK.---
We are currently looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic Full-time Optical Assistant to join our team. Details of the job are as follows:
* Hours: 37.5 hours per week. (Will involve SOME Saturday and Sunday working.)
* Work as part of our professional team to deliver exceptional customer service to all of our customers.
* Positively promote the department within the store; greeting customers and offering advice and information on products and services.
* Assisting and advising patients when selecting frames and/or contact lenses following an eye examination; ensuring all measurements are taken correctly and professionally.
* Complete pre-screening and field testing in accordance with the professional standards under the direction of the Optometrist.
* Reception duties such as answering the phones, booking patient appointments, filling, completion of paperwork, ensuring in-house system is accurately maintained.
* Ensure that all legal and policy documents are understood and followed at all times.
* Liaise with the Opticians Manager to ensure the clinics run efficiently.
* Dispense spectacles and make any necessary adjustments for patients.
* Arranging and maintaining shop displays.
* Ensuring the department is kept clean and tidy at all times.
Key Skills and Attributes
* Passion for excellent customer service
* Excellent communication skills
* Confident and approachable attitude
* Excellent sales & influencing skills
* Commitment and flexibility
* Demonstrate an awareness for commercial acumen

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