Optical Assistant

Ward Opticians
Erdington, Birmingham
Competitive Salary dependent on experience
19 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time

A full-time post for a experienced optical assistant/receptionist to work for a group of three practices in the North Birmingham area.


The position includes all reception duties such as answering the telephone ,booking appointments, use of computer systems such as  Microsoft office and practice management system, as well as assisting patients in selecting frames and dispensing lenses and taking appropriate measurements etc.Spectacle fitting and adjustment will also be required.Basic knowledge of contact lenses types and care would also be beneficial.

Candidates must be flexible as regards working days (5 per week ) between  Monday to Saturday.The position is based primarily at the Erdington Practice but applicants must be willing to travel between the other practices as required to ensure the smooth running of the business.

The position would ideally suit someone who has worked in an Opticians previously who relishes working in a more patient friendly environment with less pressure and no sales targets to meet. Candidates must be confident in dealing with the public and strive to offer the best possible service available.

Salary dependent on experience  ,five weeks holiday plus bank holidays and guaranteed time off at Christmas due to practice closure.

Please reply by email ONLY with full cv and details of current employment ,hours and salary.

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