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Optical Assistant/Trainee



Job Type

Full Time



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Optician’s outlet in Bellshill as part of large multiple chain. Practice has state-of-the-art technology and facilities. The business is looking to take on an Optical Assistant.

Great opportunity to join a friendly team and to develop in role.

Hours of work 5 days per week over 6 (closed Sunday)

· Dealing with patients

· Dispensing of glasses

· Assisting with frame choice

· Dealing with lens collection

· Housekeeping

· Administration

· (once trained) Contact lenses - teaching patients to take contact lenses in and out

Must have:

· Attention to detail

· Good communication skills – able to relate well to customers/patients.

· Comfortable with technology

· Client confidentiality is very important – must be able to adhere to this.

· Good literacy and numeracy skills required to perform role.

· Excellent customer service and people skills.

· Confident and enthusiastic when dealing with people.

· Good personal presentation

· Work well in a team

· Eager to learn


Previous experience in an opticians would be highly desirable. Other retail or healthcare roles would also be viewed favourably.

If you are a registered client with Routes To Work, please contact your caseworker to apply. If you are not a registered client, please contact us to check you are eligible for this opportunity.

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