I am working with a very influential client who has a number of practices across the Worcester area who is now looking for a quality driven well spoken very experienced optical assistant to join their practice in the South west Birmingham area.
Optical Assistant Position
A very exciting opportunity has become available for a customer focused optical assistant who is looking for a full time career move with a high end independent.
This practice is situated in a busy area and has a large and loyal customer base. They have average dispensing of around £600 and require someone who is used to working in this type of practice. 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.
This is a full time testing practice with two optometrists and a qualified dispensing optician manager in place two further dedicated dispensing assistants.
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
My client is looking for applicants with at least 1 year of high end experience as an optical assistant ideally within a similar environment as they have a strong reputation to uphold. The ability to dispense to all levels is essential 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
For your efforts a competitive salary of £15,000 is on offer along with additional benefits. You will also have the opportunity to receive some further training and join a professional team in a fun and relaxed environment.