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Optical Assistant Apprentice

  • Employer: You and Eye Ltd
  • Location: Manchester
  • Vacancy Ref: 00001167
  • Weekly wage: £192.00
  • Hours per week: 30
  • Sector: Optical

This vacancy is for an Optical Assistant Apprentice based in Manchester.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience within an Optical company supporting day to day tasks whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

This is a great opportunity to start a career within the Optical Industry. By starting with us as an apprentice you will get to experience hands on training within the practice as–well as online training with our Training Provider Training 2000.

Your role as an Optical Assistant Apprentice will involve:

  • Greeting customers
  • Pre–screening customers
  • Helping customers to select the correct frames for their lenses
  • Answering phone calls
  • Booking eye test appointments
  • General admin duties such as updating patient details on the practice system
  • Repairing and adjusting glasses
  • Ensuring that all patients have a great experience when visiting us

The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills, be friendly, hardworking and have a desire to excel at customer service. Ideally we would also like an applicant who is fluent in Arabic. Please could you confirm if you are able to speak Arabic.

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.

About You and Eye Ltd

We have Walk-in Emergency Eye Clinic most days. Please call the practice to find out the Walk-in clinic times.

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