Optical Assistant

Ref: OA-B-W-109904
City/Region: Birmingham
Salary: £11.20 -15.55 per hour
Apply before: Thursday, 16 May 2024

We offer great jobs, great pay, great benefits and a great place to work! We are currently looking for part time flexible Optical Assistants for our Birmingham store. In return we can offer competitive rates of pay between £11.20-15.55 per hour, personal and career growth, a friendly and supportive work environment and great benefits including life insurance, optical and dental benefit, pension plan and Employee Assistance Programme.

We are a multi-billion dollar global membership warehouse club, with warehouses in 12 countries. We are the recognised leader in our field, dedicated to quality in every area of our business and respected for our outstanding business ethics. Despite our large size and explosive international expansion, we continue to provide a family atmosphere in which our employees thrive and succeed.

The Optical Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Assisting members to choose an appropriate product to suit the lens prescription
  • Measure members for pupillary distance using a pupilometer and to observe the line of sight to determine bifocal placement
  • Checking contact lenses and completed eyeglasses against prescription prior to dispensing to members, fitting and adjusting as appropriate
  • Ensuring stock and equipment levels are maintained and ensure correct ordering to accommodate
  • Ensuring the Optical department is kept clean and tidy at all times ensuring the appropriate cleaning tasks are completed according to policy and procedure
  • Oversee Apprentices as required

The successful part time Optical Assistant will have the following skills/attributes:

  • Licensed Optician experience preferred
  • Experience of working within an Optical department
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • IT literate
  • Flexibility with regards to working full time hours (between the hours of 04.00-23.00 Monday-Sunday)

If you would like to join a team where the employees are the best in the Wholesale industry then please press apply now.

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