My client is the optician of choice in the Derby area and as such has an enviable reputation to uphold.
They are now looking for an optical assistant on a full time basis to join a team of 7 in their busy well organised practice in the Derby area.
Optical Assistant Position
A full time long term commitment has just become available for an experienced optical assistant who can dispense to all levels and used to working in a busy environment.
This practice is situated on a busy road and has good footfall with a loyal customer base with a good mix of private and NHS patients. They have a close knit team who strive to deliver the highest standards with each dispense and pride themselves on their reputation for excellence in customer care.
*They can consider applicants from people who have limited experience looking for a career in optics and full training will be given to kick start your ambitions.
Responsibilities of the Optical Assistant
The role will entail dispensing spectacles to all levels, conducting pre-screen tests and contact lens teaches. You will also be required to carry out frame styling and give patients advice on options. 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
At least 1 years experience in a busy practice is beneficial but not essential and the ability to dispense to all levels with 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.
Compensation for the Optical Assistant
My client is offering a competitive salary from £16,000 basic, with additional benefits such as 20 days holidays and Bank holidays. You will also have the opportunity to receive some further training as well as joining a professional team in a busy but friendly environment.
Look forward to hearing from you soon.