Optical Assistant

    Employer David Burghardt Vision Care

    Location Lincoln

    Industry Optician

    Contract Flexible Hours

    Job Type Permanent

    Salary £17,500

    Deadline 31/10/2021


    We are delighted to announce an exciting opportunity for an Optical Assistant to join our growing team at David Burghardt Vision Care.

    About us:

    David Burghardt Vision Care is an award-winning independent practice based in the village of Nettleham, close to the Cathedral City of Lincoln. Located in a 17th century stone cottage, the practice houses a state-of-the-art clinical and dispensing suite, with the latest technology, including a Rodenstock DNEye2 and impressionIST digital dispensing suite, with Optomap ultra-wide imaging and Topcon Triton deep retinal imaging OCT.

    Our frame boutique showcases a collection of independent brands such as Tom Davies Bespoke, Face a Face and Silhouette, which are paired with personalised lenses from Rodenstock or Carl Zeiss Vision.

    As a team we pride ourselves in offering expert eyecare and a first-class patient experience in a relaxed and friendly environment.

    This role covers many areas within the practice, including:

    • Pre-exam retinal scans and imaging
    • Frame styling and spectacle dispensing
    • Collections, frame repairs and adjustments
    • Reception, telephone and administration

    Training will be provided covering all areas of the role, with the possibility for future professional qualifications for the right candidate.

    What will this position require from you?

    You’ll be passionate about delivering an exceptional client experience.

    Working with people comes naturally, with a lively, enthusiastic, and approachable personality.

    You’ll be ambitious and willing to learn new skills.

    You will be comfortable recommending personalised products and services.

    Working as part of our expert team, you will be able to work with others to achieve the best results.

    What will you get from us?

    Friendly and relaxed working environment

    Support and training, both in practice and on external courses

    Eyecare for you and your family

    Invites to attend awards dinners, optical conferences and more.

    Opportunity for future professional qualifications

    New spectacles, sunglasses or contact lenses (after a successful probation period)

    Competitive salary, Bonus and Pension.

    What next?

    If you think you’re the right person for this role, send your CV along with a covering letter, letting us know why you’ll be a great addition to our team.

    Working hours: 37.5 (full time) over Mon-Fri 09:00 -18:00 Sat 08:30 – 12:30