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Optical Assistant


£11.64 Per hour

Job Type

Full Time



Reference ID



Optician’s outlet in Bellshill as part of large multiple chain seeks an Optical Assistant. Practice has state of art technology and facilities. The business is looking to take on an Optical Assistants. Great opportunity to join a friendly team and to develop in role,

Hours of work 5 days per week over 6, which can include weekend work and occasional late nights on Thursdays.


Dealing with patients; Dispensing of glasses; Assisting with frame choice; Dealing with lens collection; Housekeeping; Admin; Contact lenses – teaching patients to take contact lenses in and out.

Essential criteria:

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.

Desirable criteria: 

Previous experience in 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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