Optical Assistant (Saturdays/Sundays)

Job details

£9.75 an hour
Job type


  • GCSE or equivalent (Required)

  • United Kingdom (Required)

  • Retail sales: 1 year (Preferred)


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Employee discount

Full Job Description

Part Time Optical assistant required for weekends. Skills you will develop are patient care, pre-testing prior to sight tests and knowledge of dispensing spectacles, fitting fashion frames and lenses, including knowledge of contact lenses. At Specsavers we will develop your career and take you further. Join our team in Hanley 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 you’ll be given the opportunity to thrive. With a business that’s constantly expanding, both in the UK and abroad, the opportunities to expand your knowledge base and develop a career have never looked better. As an Optical Assistant, you’ll make sure every customer gets a great experience when they come into our store. It means listening to what they want and explaining our offers and products. You’ll work to NHS guidelines (as well as our own high standards), give good, clear advice and make a positive impression, with a polite and professional approach. Specsavers has been going from strength to strength, ever since the business started back in 1984. We strive for the highest clinical standards – and believe that the customer should be at the heart of everything we do. We also recognise that our people are critical to our past and future success – so we do everything we can to make sure they get the experience and career they’re looking for: from outstanding training and a personal development plan, to excellent benefits and outstanding support. The business has nearly 1,500 stores across 12 countries – and is still growing. We want you to be part of this outstanding success story. Job Types: Permanent, Part-time Salary: £9.75 per hour Benefits:
  • Employee discount
  • Day shift
Supplemental pay types:
  • Bonus scheme
COVID-19 considerations: Optics is still in the amber phase and we are following all the necessary NHS guidelines. Full PPE is supplied and face masks are required to be worn by all team members and patients. Education:
  • GCSE or equivalent (required)
  • Retail sales: 1 year (preferred)
Work authorisation:
  • United Kingdom (required)