Admin/Optical Assistant

What you’ll do

Admin/Optical Assistant

Location: Banstead, Surrey

Salary: up to £22,000 (depending on experience)

Working hours:  Full time (Weekend work is essential)

Experience: Optical experience is essential for this role. 

What does it take to be a successful Admin/Optical Assistant? You’ll be organised and equipped to tackle a variety of tasks, including all aspects of optical administration, NHS forms, invoicing and clinic advising. The aim is to provide a top-notch administrative service that will support the store’s success.

You will also spend time on the shop floor using your previous optical assistant experience, some of the key tasks required include:

  • Listening to patients, and giving good clear advice, explaining suitable products & offers whilst understanding NHS procedures & applying our own high standards
  • Dispensing of lenses (single vision / bi-focal & varifocal)
  • Carrying out pre-screening examinations & working alongside the wider team in day to day running of clinics
  • Take measurements and support patients with collections, ensuring fit, comfort & accuracy of frames are checked thoroughly
  • Maintain delivery of excellent customer service at all times, playing a valuable part of a customer journey & successful retail team.


We’re looking for someone to join our friendly team, who is able to prioritise tasks and efficiently manage a changing workload, maintaining accuracy & attention to detail. An organised, pro-active approach is key – a skilled Administrator who’s flexible and understands the changing needs of the store.

If you are interested, please click Apply as this vacancy will close once we have filled all available places.