Optical Assistant

Job details

From £20,000 a year
Job type


  • Optical: 1 year (Required)


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Free parking
On-site parking

Full Job Description

Experienced Optical Assistant Location: Blackhall Specsavers in the Sainsbury’s store Salary: £20K dependent on experience Hours: Full time – 37.5 hours (Weekend work is essential) Ample Parking, Free Glasses, Specsavers Perks Previous Optical experience is essential for this role Join our team as an Optical Assistant, and you’ll discover why at Specsavers, we pride ourselves on providing the foundation for exciting, long-term careers – a home where your previous optical expertise will be truly valued and where you’ll be given the opportunity to thrive. We’re looking for someone who has previous optical experience as an Optical Advisor or Dispensing Assistant – however we’ll continue to help develop and expand your knowledge. 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.
You’ve already demonstrated that you’re a natural when it comes to customer care, you’re articulate, good with people with an organised approach and always happy to help, so you’ll fit right in as a valuable member of our friendly store team, joining a business that’s going places. Job Type: Full-time Salary: From £20,000.00 per year Benefits:
  • On-site parking
  • Day shift
  • Weekend availability
Ability to commute/relocate:
  • Edinburgh, EH4 2EB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
  • Optical: 1 year (required)
Work Location: One location