Do you want to help patients to be able to do simple things, like watch their favourite TV programme or read the newspaper?
Are you the person that brings a smile to face Alice’s as she reminisces and tell you about her younger years?
You can be the person that offers to stick the kettle on whilst the optician is testing Bill’s eyes as you know he is struggling with his mobility.
If any of this resonates with you, then read on.
Vacancy: Domiciliary Optical Assistant
Area: Covering North West London – ideally located North or North West London
Status Permanent role : Mon to Fri 8.30am to 5.30pm (flexibility required)
Salary : £27,000 DOE plus £3,600 car allowance and parking and business mileage paid
Working for a Platinum Employer
Receive access to Specsavers Perks – discounts on major retailers
Salary review at 6-9 months which is performance related
Achievable month bonus of between £400 and £600 per month
You must be a confident driver and have a full and clean driving licence and be a real people person.
We are seeking a highly motivated, friendly and reliable Domiciliary Optical Assistant to help support our customers and clinical team.
On a daily basis you will be delivering glasses to patients, so you must be able to work on your own initiative and be confident when dealing with customers. Once you are trained you will be able to fit prescription glasses, make minor adjustments and assist with customer concerns. Our patients are pretty special so we are looking for someone who is enthusiastic with a kind demeanour.
Are you a working parent who wants to work part time or full time that doesn’t include weekends?
Maybe you are a student who is looking for a few days’ work whilst at University or College?
Are you retired and looking for a role that keeps you busy, that you can enjoy and helps top up your pension?
Or perhaps you love helping people and come from the Care Sector?
Whatever your story we are looking for individuals that are kind, caring in nature and can become brand ambassadors for the London 8 Domiciliary Team. If you have a genuine kindness towards others, have great listening skills a natural flair for striking up a rapport with others then we can provide you will all the training, induction, and on-going support you need to retrain and become a Domiciliary Optical Assistant. You need to be able to drive as you also get out and about in the community with this role across the North West London Region. Your safety is important to us, you need to be double vaccinated due to the demographic of our patients and we will also apply on your behalf for an enhanced DBS check too, leave it all to us.
About Specsavers Home Visits
Our passion is to deliver outstanding customer care, combined with sound product advice and recommendations that best suit individual customer needs. At Specsavers you will be supported by the Domiciliary Partners/ Directors to make sure you are well trained to allow you to share our vision with every patient we meet.
Our commitment to you.
Through effective communication with elderly and vulnerable adults, you will demonstrate a positive and professional manner which will be enhances with patience, respect, dignity, and empathy, both oral and written.
You will learn how to conduct pre-testing and to dispense products to customers, this includes Single Vision, Bi-focal and Varifocals
With training you will gain the confidence to carry out minor repairs and adjustments whilst on site.
Through training you will learn how to complete the NHS GOS by eGOS or forms and have a sound understanding of the voucher values.
Able to provide adequate business insurance cover for your vehicle and be a safe and confident driver.
This vacancy will close once we have filled all available assessment places. We therefore highly recommend early applications.
Our commitment to diversity and to inclusion is to have an inclusive culture where everyone feels welcome, valued and proud to belong.