Optical Assistant - #59730


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Solihull
Contract type: Full time

Experienced Optical Assistant

Store: Specsavers Solihull

Salary: Competitive dependent on experience + Bonus

Hours: Full time (39 hours) – Open to discussion on Part Time (Minimum 3 days) – Weekend work is essential

Benefits: Specsavers perks program & additional birthday day off

Previous Optical experience is essential for this role – with great progression opportunities

Join our team 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 your previous optical expertise will be truly valued and where you’ll be given the opportunity to thrive.

Optical Assistant roles at Specsavers are now even more rewarding. Join us and complete a nationally recognised qualification equivalent to a Level 3 BTEC to accelerate your optical career. The course improves knowledge and understanding of dispensing procedures and provides a stepping stone to the roles of DO, CLO and beyond!

We’re looking for someone who has previous optical experience as an Optical Advisor or Dispensing Assistant – however we’ll continue to help develop and expand your knowledge.

Some of the key tasks required include:

  • Listening to patients, and giving good clear advice, explaining suitable products & offers whilst understanding NHS procedures & applying our own high standards
  • Dispensing of lenses (single vision / bi-focal & varifocal)
  • Carrying out pre-screening examinations & working alongside the wider team in day to day running of clinics
  • Take measurements and support patients with collections, ensuring fit, comfort & accuracy of frames are checked thoroughly
  • Maintain delivery of excellent customer service at all times, playing a valuable part of a customer journey & successful retail team.

You’ve already demonstrated that you’re a natural when it comes to customer care, you’re articulate, good with people with an organised approach and always happy to help, so you’ll fit right in as a valuable member of our friendly store team, joining a business that’s going places.

If you are interested, please click Apply as this vacancy will close once we have filled all available places.

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