Optical Assistant Edinburgh (Multiple Roles)

Vacancy posted: Thursday, 8 September 2016

Salary: 14,274.00
Location: Edinburgh

Closing date: 30 September 2016
Job ref. no.: DM/DK/FS

Optical Assistant – Multiple Opportunities, Edinburgh

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within our network of Edinburgh Practices for Optical Assistants; the successful candidates will ideally have retail or customer service experience and be looking to begin an exciting career within the Optical Industry.

Reporting to the Practice Manager, You will be responsible for performing pre-testing checks, carrying out simple repairs on patients’ spectacles and maintaining and replenishing stock levels. Other duties will include updating and maintaining patient records, manually and on the computer, managing the appointment diary, preparing and keeping all practice paperwork up to date, handling cash and general housekeeping duties.

For this role excellent communication and customer service skills are required as this role involves dealing with patients and other practices. Ensuring you provide a friendly and helpful service to all patients. You should be organised and adaptable in order to carry out the variety of work this role provides as well as being able to work efficiently as part of a team or on your own. Previous experience within the Retail industry is preferred.

A competitive salary and benefits package will be provided. As well as further training and career development within the Optical industry. Roles are currently available in the City Centre, Davidson's Mains and Dalkeith

If you are interested, please send a CV summarising your experience to date with a cover letter detailing your strengths, your aspirations and why you believe that you should be considered for this opportunity.

Closing Date: Friday 30th September 2016

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About Black & Lizars

When you walk into a Black & Lizars Practice, the difference is clear...

At Black & Lizars we take pride in our heritage of clinical excellence, commitment to using the latest technology and our patient focused culture.

You'll quickly see that through team working, we not only speak of our values but actively demonstrate them through how hard we work to create a welcoming environment for our patients. And that warm welcome also extends to you.

Black & Lizars have a wide and diverse range of opportunities for you to fulfil your potential, learn, grow and develop your career.

Whether you are newly qualified, have a wealth of experience, or if you don't already have any optical experience at all, but have the right attitude to learn and an engaging patient focused personality you will get all the support and training that you need to excel in your role, fulfil your ambitions and to deliver the very best clinical care to our patients.

... Black & Lizars Careers, The difference is you.

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