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Optical Assistant (Full Time)

We have roles for a Full Time Optical Assistant at the following branches:

Meet the customer champion

Some people simply love to help others.

That’s lucky, because as you are usually the first person our customers meet. You are a warm and friendly face to put people at ease and help them quickly and efficiently.

Whether it is helping customers fit contact lenses, choose a new pair of frames or processing their order, you know just how to make each one feel special and show that we care.

Organised and efficient, you will keep the store shipshape, making short work of paperwork and administrative tasks. You are meticulous at filing and record keeping.

Naturally, you will be a great communicator and a born carer. Bring us your passion and drive. In return, we will give you a competitive salary plus an attractive benefits package and a great place to work.

Read on to find out more about a Full Time Optical Assistant position with Leightons.

Who we are

Leightons Opticians and Hearing Care is family owned. We have been in business now for over 86 years by caring deeply about our customers.

Our vital statistics:

  • There are 22 lovingly created, company-owned, stores
  • Plus, 9 proudly franchised outlets, 2 JVs, 1 that has its own totally unique identity – Spectrum Eyecare, and growing…
  • Employing 227 happy and caring employees
  • Helping 1000s of customers to see… to hear… to live life to the full

Why choose us?

Because we care…

We are an optician with a genuine commitment to customer care. We care deeply about our customers, staff, suppliers and our local communities.

We see things differently

We believe in taking time to deliver a genuinely personalised service. Because great service makes people happy, and happy people stay with us for longer. It’s simple really.

The sky’s the limit

Find all the support and training that you need to develop in your role. Have world-class suppliers at your fingertips and a top class team to help you deliver the very best care to customers.

A competitive salary plus an attractive benefits package including:

  • Bonus scheme (unusually it’s uncapped!)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life cover 2 x salary or 4 x salary if in the pension scheme
  • 20 days holiday, pro rata
  • Staff discounts

Who we look for

There are all kinds of people working at Leightons but we find they broadly fit into the same kind of mould:

  • People who care about other people
  • People who listen
  • People who want to do the right thing
  • People who adapt to change easily and aren’t content to sit still
  • People who are motivated and driven and want to be the best they can be
  • People who are fun to work with
  • People who love life and want to help others live it to the full

If you would like more information about this or any of our other roles, please call us on 01252 823400 or use the form on this page to apply now.