The position for Optical Advisor in Ferndown is no longer available
Our Optical client is currently looking to recruit an Optical Advisor to be responsible to the Branch Manager. The purpose of this role is to ensure delivery of a high quality professional service, with high standards of dispensing, customer satisfaction, and support for the Optometrist result in the achievement of branch targets.
Main Duties & Responsibilities: To identify and satisfy customer-dispensing needs, maximising income opportunity; To collect all money due on the day, completing necessary paperwork in line with Company procedures and advising customers when any outstanding amounts are due; To complete the necessary administrative procedures within Company and PCT or Health Board deadlines; To ensure the smooth running of the day by efficient setting up, control of patient flow and completion of venue administration; To use initiative to maximise income generation; To promote the good image of the Company and act as a positive ambassador at all times; Maintain high standards at all times in terms of personal appearance; Using knowledge to offer suitable selection of product choices and recommend appropriately; Maintain patient confidentiality and ensure records and paperwork are returned to the branch; To ensure optical equipment is in good condition and working order. To also ensure frame selection is up to date and well presented. All faults or replacements required should be reported to the appropriate person at the branch; To carry out fittings and adjustments; To carry out vision screening where required; To take responsibility for identifying own training and development needs; Being available for staff meetings and training sessions; To adhere at all times to the Company Health & Safety procedures and to ensure that the vehicles are roadworthy and driven safely within the law.
The successful candidate will be professional and dexterousness with excellent verbal and written communication skills and able to liase at all levels. A full Driving Licence is also essential.
Adaptability, planning and co-ordinating, self-starting, self discipline and good listening skills are all desirable.
Starting salary is £14,000 with company car, fuel allowance and company mobile.
Due to the high number of applications we are receiving at present, we are unable to respond to every application individually. If you do not hear from us within 3 days please assume that your application has not been successful. We may contact you in the future about other suitable positions.
Fresh Recruits is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all work seekers and shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis on all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, age, disability, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion and beliefs, political beliefs or membership or non-membership of a Trade Union and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.
Fresh Recruits will ensure that each candidate is assessed only in accordance with the candidate's merits, qualification and ability to perform the relevant duties required by the particular vacancy.