Newcastle upon Tyne, England
£18,500.00 to £19,500.00 per year
Unspecified (Full time)
Are you looking for personal development and future progression with one of the most recognisable optical brands in the country?
Optical Assistant Position
An opportunity has just become available for a customer focused Optical Assistant on a full time, permanent basis within a very well appointed practice in a prime location where your days are busy and rewarding.
This practice is well situated in a good footfall catchment area and boasts all the latest technology, so your days will be filled with a variety of duties from reception admin to assisting Optometrist with recommendations.
They stock a strong range of frames and lenses as well as offering additional services to their customers.
They have a large and loyal customer base made up of a mix of private patients and NHS.
They have a very friendly and welcoming team in place, who all work for each other to deliver the highest levels of care possible and they have a very good local reputation for excellence in customer care.
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 one years’ experience as an Optical Assistant ideally within a similar practice. The ability to dispense to all levels. 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
For your efforts, a competitive salary of £18,500 – £19,500, DOE, is on offer along with a strong bonus scheme (OTE of £21,000 achievable in normal circumstances) and additional benefits. You will also have the opportunity to receive some further training and potential progression for the right candidate and join a professional team in a fun and relaxed environment.
To apply for this exciting opportunity:
– Call Rueel @ Inspired Selections on#########
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– SMS your Name and Availability to#########
What happens next?
Once you have applied, one of the experienced team at Inspired Selections will give you a call to discuss the role in more detail.
They will also go over your previous experience from your CV and your current situation to make sure you have the relevant experience and match what the client is looking for.
Once this has been discussed leave it to us and we will arrange the meeting for you.