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Employer nameSpecsavers - Merthyr Tydfil
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Vacancy TitleOptical Assistant
Tagged WordsOptical Assistant, Customer Service, Retail, Healthcare
Vacancy descriptionTo assist in the operation of the store in order to achieve sales targets and profitability through the effective dispensing of lenses and the delivery of excellent customer service, and to be a valuable part of the retail team. * Explore customer needs thoroughly and approach customers to offer assistance * Good knowledge of Specsavers products, especially single vision lens types and treatments * Analyse prescriptions accurately and dispense single vision lenses accordingly * Ensure collections are conducted in a professional manner ensuring fit, comfort and visual accuracy are checked. * Book and change customer appointments on the in-store computer system * Operate till effectively and accurately * Meet and exceed all personal and team goals
This position has excellent progression opportunities within the company for the right applicant.
**As this is a Level 2 Retail Apprenticeship position any applicant who has achieved the same qualification, degree level or higher would not be eligible to apply.
Hours of work37.5 Hours per week, hours will include weekends
Pay£4.35 per hour initially, reviewed ongoing
Number of opportunitiesTotal = 2
Taken = 0
Available = 2
Recycled = 0
Training to be providedIn House Training will be provided in addition to the Foundation Apprenticeship in Retail at level 2.
Closing date for application18/11/2019
Interview arrangementsPlease ensure you complete your vacancy profile fully with an up-to-date telephone number and email address. We will contact suitable candidates by telephone or email with assessment / interview arrangements. Please check your email inbox and careers wales account regularly for updates to your application.
Who manages the vacancy?Provider
Desirable personal qualitiesDesirable personal qualities: * Well-presented * Good level of Basic Skills * Good level of communication skills * Keen and reliable * Keen to gain a long term career in this field of work * Good Level of Basic Skills- Maths/English/Science
QualificationsNo Minimum Requirements
Welsh Language RequirementsWelsh Spoken Skills: No
Welsh Written Skills: No
CourseRetail Skills Edexcel Level 2 Certificate (Pearson) 60038548
Apprenticeship levelFoundation Apprenticeship