Optical Assistant

Job details

£20,500 – £24,500 a year
Job type


  • Optical: 2 years (Required)


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Company pension
Employee discount
Store discount

Full Job Description

Optical Assistant We are looking for an Experienced Optical Assistant to join our busy franchised practice in Bramhall. Candidates must be passionate about delivering exceptional customer service and be able to work professionally within our friendly team! We offer so much more than just a clinical working environment in our store. We as a company strive to offer you a structured career path. The Optical Assistant role: The role requires assisting the Optometrist, by performing pre-screening examinations, and liaising between the patient and Optometrist. You will provide information to customers, using Optometrist recommendations to help them select the best products and services to ensure patients see, look and feel better than they ever thought possible. You will get the opportunity to learn new skills, including the use of Optical coherence tomography(OCT) in practice. Optical Assistant responsibilities:
  • Deliver excellent customer service and demonstrate a high degree of professionalism
  • Have excellent product knowledge and stay up to date with new lens technology and frame style trends
  • Accurately operate the computer sales system and accounts for all transactions
  • Attentive to details; reviews prescriptions and identifies special needs, consulting with an Optometrist when necessary
  • Perform work accurately and thoroughly despite time pressure and customer volume
Optical Assistant qualifications and skills:
  • Management skills welcomed
  • Computer savvy
  • Minimum 2 years optical experience
  • Strong communication & listening skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills
  • Team player and pro-active
  • Highly adaptable
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Competitive salary
  • Performance related bonus
  • Pension
  • Optical Assistant/Dispensing/Management courses
  • Bonus scheme
  • Boots Staff discount card
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Salary: £20,500.00-£24,500.00 per year Benefits:
  • Employee discount
  • Store discount
Supplemental pay types:
  • Bonus scheme
Ability to commute/relocate:
  • Stockport: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
  • Optical: 2 years (required)
Work Location: One location