Optical Assistant

Are you looking to join a well-established practice in Central Coventry who can offer you a career path in optics and stability in employment?


5 days
No late finishing or Sundays
£18,000 – £19,500 basic
Progression opportunities available.
Free parking

Optical Assistant Position

An opportunity has just become available for a customer driven optical assistant or someone with experience in an opticians and want the training in dispensing.
I am recruiting currently for one of the UK’s most trusted optical brands who have an opening due to them increasing their dispensing team.

This practice is situated in a busy shopping precinct and has strong footfall with a loyal customer base made up of a good mix of private and NHS patients. They have a very friendly and patient focused team in place, who all work for each other to deliver the highest levels of care possible and they have a very good local reputation for excellence in customer care.

Responsibilities of the Optical Assistant

The role will entail dispensing spectacles to all levels, conducting pre-screen tests and contact lens teaches. You will also be required to carry out frame styling and give patients advice on options. Reception duties and general admin will also be a part of the role and helping with the smooth running of the practice.

Requirements of the Optical Assistant

At least 1 year of optical experience with a friendly and personable demeanour and strong personal work ethic. A customer focused approach to your work and the ability to build a strong rapport with customers and colleagues alike. The director of this practice likes ambitious people and offers progression opportunities leading to the Dispensing Optician qualification

Compensation for the Optical Assistant

For your skills my client is offering a competitive salary of £18,000 – £19,500 and a bonus scheme with additional benefits. You will also have the opportunity to receive further training and join a professional team in a fun and relaxed environment.

To apply for this great opportunity:

– Call Shannon @ Inspired Selections on 0121 778 6999
– Upload your C.V to www.inspiredselections.co.uk
– SMS your Name and Availability to 07537417722

What happens next?

Once you have applied, one of the experienced team at Inspired Selections will give you a call to discuss the role in more detail.
They will also go over your previous experience from your CV and your current situation to make sure you have the relevant experience and match what the client is looking for.
Once this has been discussed leave it to us and we will arrange the meeting for you.