We are recruiting for an Experienced Optical Assistant for a well known high street company. They offer fantastic training leading to wonderful opportunities for long term career prospects.  The salary given is minimum wage (depending on age) with bonus scheme, staff discounts and  pension. Dispensing experience is essential.

About the company:

This is a fantastic chance to join one of the largest names on the high street with a reputation for superb customer care.  They offer good working conditions and great career prospects.

About The Role:

You will join the existing team in a busy environment.  The Optical Assistant will be responsible for pre-screening, assisting customers with contact lens fitting,  frame adjustments and meeting and greeting customers in a professional manner.

This is a very busy varied role and the successful person will be an enthusiastic team player;

Carry out pre test procedures


Provide high quality clinical Information on how to wear contact lenses and glasses

Explain prescription suitability and specifications

Conduct the daily teaches efficiently and effectively

Book and change contact lens customers into appointments using in house computer system

Operate the till accurately taking monitory transactions

Participate in weekly / monthly training programmes

Professionally answer any customers questions or queries, and handle any complaints when they arise

Meet and exceed all targets set

Complete NHS practices and procedures accurately

Identify basic contact lens complications

Essential Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 12 months experience as an optical assistant. You will be target driven and have a passion for delivering excellent customer service.

Dispensing experience is essential

You will be target driven and have a passion for delivering excellent customer service. You must be flexible as the role covers 5 days out of 7 including every Saturday and alternative Sundays.

About The Benefits

Salary of up to £15,000

20 days + bank holidays

Staff discount

Pension scheme

Excellent training programme

40 Hours a week, Shift Pattern, working between the hours of 8:30am – 5:30pm Monday to Saturday. Sunday 10:30am – 4:30pm. (Must work every Saturday and alternative Sundays)

For Example:

Week 1 –  4 Weekdays + Saturday

Week 2 – 3 Weekdays + Saturday and Sunday

Repeat week 1 and week 2.

To Apply

If this sounds like a role you will LOVE, please send your CV to remi@jobwise.co.uk

We aim to respond to all successful applications within 2 days. If you haven’t been contacted within 2 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held.  Please check our Website and apply directly for any other suitable positions you see. We apologise that we are unable to contact everyone in person and thank you for your interest.


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