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Optical Sales Assistant

Employer
Specsavers
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Role purpose

To assist in the operation of the store to achieve sales targets and profitability through driving KPIs and the delivery of excellent customer service, and to be a valuable part of a successful retail team

The role

Explore customer needs thoroughly, and approach customers to offer assistance

Understand visual perception and basic visual defects

Understand the different types of hearing loss and the impact of it

Analyse prescriptions accurately, and dispense single vision, multifocal and high index lenses accordingly

Ensure spectacle collections are conducted in a professional manner ensuring fit, comfort and visual acuities are checked accurately if possible

Book and change customer appointments on the in-store computer systems

Operate the till effectively and accurately

Understand and apply NHS practices and procedures

Achieve excellent Maze scores through positive customer responses

Ensure customer needs are met at every opportunity

Provide confident and effective frame selection and styling choices

Provide professional collections that create a positive lasting impression

Carry out all basic till transactions and customer paperwork correctly

Understand and follow NHS guidelines at all times

Effectively inform customers about all Specsavers products and offers

Effectively deal with customer concerns and queries including in relation to multifocal lenses and hearing devices

To accurately describe the term presbyopia and describe the different ways it can be treated

Resolve any visual problems that customers have with new glasses

Carry out basic maintenance checks for hearing devices

Deliver complex dispensing and advanced problem solving

Actively demonstrate a number of ways to help control costs in your store

Meet and exceed all personal and team goals

Be an ambassador for the Specsavers brand at all times

The individual

Essential skills include:
  • Experience of operating in the retail sector
  • A high standard of spoken and written English
  • A high level of interpersonal skills with the ability to build working relationships with a wide range of people
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Organisation skills

Desirable skills include

Knowledge of optical/audiology operations and products

Behaviours

CARE FOR EACH OTHER

We respect, support and care for each other to be the best we can be.

WORK AS ONE TEAM

We do the right thing for our customers, for each other and for everyone.

KEEP IT SIMPLE, GET IT DONE

We focus on getting the job done and making a difference.

ALWAYS IMPROVE THINGS

We use everyday small improvements to drive the business forward.

TREAT MONEY WISELY

We keep an eye on spend and make smart, sensible and sustainable choices.

DO THE RIGHT THING

We encourage and help each other to achieve our goals.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £6.83-£9.50 per hour
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