Optical Assistant

This well-respected chain of independent opticians are now recruiting for an Optical Assistant to be based in one of their practices close to Leatherhead.

They are growing and becoming busier and as a result, are looking for additional support staff on the shopfloor to be able to manage the increased patient flow.

Must be customer-focused and clinically minded, this is a high-end practice, so experience with other high-end practices is preferable. This role will primarily entail dispensing, as well as answering phones, booking appointments, occasional pre-screening and working with OCT and have excellent customer service skills.
This is not a hard sell practice but knowledge and experience of the retail side of the business is an advantage.

Responsibilities of the Optical Assistant

Conducting pre-screen tests
Dispensing to all levels
Frame styling
Giving patients expert advice
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

You will be organised and can keep to a high level of tidiness
Have a strong level of customer service and communication
At least 2 years of experience as an Optical Assistant ideally within a busy practice.
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.
You will be able to work full time – Monday to Saturday with a day off in the week

Compensation for the Optical Assistant

For your efforts and experience a competitive salary of up to £24,000 is on offer along with bonuses and additional benefits. You will also have the opportunity to receive some further training and join a professional team in a fun and relaxed environment with an independent optician.

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.

To apply for this new and rare opportunity:

– Call Chris at Inspired Selections on 0121 778 6999
– Upload your C.V to www.inspiredselections.co.uk
– SMS your Name and Availability for a call to 07537417722