Skip to main content

Optical Assistant Apprentice

  • Company: Stokers Optical Limited t/a Stoker of Buxton Optometrists
  • Location: Buxton
  • Vacancy Ref: 00000974
  • Weekly wage: £234.00
  • Hours per week: 36
  • Sector: Optical

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our team as an Optical Assistant Apprentice. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is interested in pursuing a career in the optical industry and looking to gain valuable experience and skills.

As our new apprentice, you will be working alongside our experienced team members to provide excellent customer service to our clients.
You will be responsible for tasks such as booking appointments, dispensing glasses, maintaining accurate records, and providing advice to customers on the best products for their needs.
You will also have the opportunity to learn about the latest optical technology and trends, and gain experience in a fast–paced and dynamic industry. This is a fun and exciting role that offers the chance to work with a great team of people, and to develop skills that will be valuable throughout your career.

You will receive:
  • Your birthday off work
  • No Sunday or bank holiday working
  • Access to Simply Health (claim cash–back on health–care purchases)
  • Retail discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme

About the Role: As an Optical Assistant Apprentice you will be carrying out some day to day duties as well as developing certain skills and expanding your role over a period of time. You will be expected to greet customers, develop an understanding of clinically issued prescriptions, offer advice on products that is personalised for your customers, as well as carrying out admin duties and more. The role of an Optical Assistant changes day to day and will develop during the course of your apprenticeship, making it an exciting and interesting position to be involved in!

Training to be provided

  • Level 3 Optical Assistant Apprenticeship.
  • Functional Skills Level 2 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