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Apprentice Optical Assistant

  • Company: Valley Associates Ltd (Boots franchise)
  • Location: Camden
  • Vacancy Ref: 00000088
  • Weekly wage: £192.40
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Sector: Optical

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Optical Assistant based in Camden, London.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

A vital role in providing our customers and patients the best experience at Boots Opticians at every step of the customer journey. You will drive sales through great product knowledge and style advice to provide the most appropriate eyewear solutions for customers.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Creating great rapport with customers and understand their needs throughout their journey; making Recommendations suited to the customer’s vision and lifestyle needs.
  • Using the Optometrist’s recommendations to build perfect product solutions for the customer, including accessories, contact lenses and additional pairs
  • Delivering the technical tasks in the practice by ensuring the safe supply of eyewear, such as ordering, verification, contact lens teaches, glasses collections, glasses adjustments and relevant administration
  • Delivering operational processes and tasks relating to the role such as date checking, banking etc, in order to give right first–time customer care
  • Follow all legal and professional requirements and clinical SOP’s to the required standards
  • Pre–screening responsibilities to support clinic running and optometrist needs

Upon completion of the Level 2 qualification, you will be an experienced and qualified optical assistant, and as such you can continue building up skills that will always be in demand.

Training to be provided

  • Level 2 Optical Assistant Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in Functional skills Maths and Literacy, can be obtained on the course (if required)
  • Enhancement / challenge – how to develop ourselves
  • Equality and diversity – treating others equally, respect / accept others from different backgrounds
  • British values – democracy, rule of law, respect and tolerance, individual liberty
  • Prevent – safeguarding individuals from being drawn into terrorism
  • Digital skills – keeping up with technology and effective use
Interested? Apply now