Experienced Optical Assistant – with opportunity for development and additional responsibilities 

Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Up to £25,000 per annum (depending on experience) 

Monthly paid bonus of £1250 annual on target earnings

Full time 37.5 hours (will include fixed working with one weekday and one weekend day off)

Optical Experience is essential for this role – there is an opportunity for additional responsinilities and upskilling to a senior role 

Perks: 

Accrue one extra holiday day every year employed with the store (up to 5)

Specsavers Perks, extra day off on your birthday, discounted hearing and eyecare benefits, enhanced sick pay, enhanced pay for family leave (maternity/paternity etc), WeCare employee support services

 

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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