Optical Assistant

Location: Broughton Shopping Park

Salary: Competitive basic dependent on experience

Working hours: Full time - 40 hours per week

Experience level: A minimum of 3-6 months experience working within optics is essential for this role.

Let us develop your career and take you further- previous experience for this role is essential.

Specsavers has been going from strength to strength, ever since the business started back in 1984. We strive for the highest clinical standards – and believe that the customer should be at the heart of everything we do. We also recognise that our people are critical to our past and future success – so we do everything we can to make sure they get the experience and career they’re looking for: from outstanding training and a personal development plan, to excellent benefits and unstinting support. The business has nearly 1,500 stores across 12 countries – and is still growing. We want you to be part of this outstanding success story.


Join our team in Broughton Shopping Park, as an Optical Assistant, and you’ll discover why at Specsavers, we pride ourselves on providing the foundation for exciting, long-term careers – a home where your previous optical expertise will be truly valued and where you’ll be given the opportunity to thrive. With a business that’s constantly expanding, both in the UK and abroad, the opportunities to expand your knowledge base and develop a career have never looked better. 

As an Optical Assistant, you’ll make sure every customer gets a great experience when they come into our store. It means listening to what they want, explaining our offers and products, and dispensing single vision, bifocal and varifocal lenses. You’ll work to NHS guidelines (as well as our own high standards), give good, clear advice and make a positive impression, thanks to your polite and professional approach.

To secure this role you will need previous experience as either an optical assistant or dispensing assistant and have a real passion for providing fantastic customer care.

We’ll continue to develop and expand your knowledge of vision problems, eyecare and our products. You’ve already demonstrated that you’re a natural when it comes to customer care, you’re articulate, good with people with an organised approach and always happy to help, so you’ll fit right in as a valuable member of our friendly store team, joining a business that’s going places.

For more information or to apply, please contact Sophie Ayland at Specsavers Recruitment Services on 01566 770 129 or sophie.ayland@specsavers.com.

General Opening Times

Monday
09:00
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20:00
Tuesday
09:00
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20:00
Wednesday
09:00
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20:00
Thursday
09:00
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20:00
Friday
09:00
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20:00
Saturday
09:00
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19:00
Sunday
11:00
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17:00

Additional opening times

Broughton Chester Store opening times may vary. Food, cinema and leisure will be open later – please check retailer websites for further details.

Please note that some retailers may vary from these times.

Search below for the shop details or view the full list of retailers

Getting here

Broughton
Chester Road
Broughton
Flintshire
CH4 0DP
01244 534 354 (press option 2 for site security)
  • Car

    Broughton is located off junction 36A of the A55 and of the A5104 adjacent to Airbus. Our car park has over 2,300 free spaces, with 132 disabled bays and 114 parent & child bays.

    For car journey planning, use the AA route planner.

    If you'd like to contact an individual retailer, please see our Shops and Food & drink pages for further information.
     

  • Bus

    Broughton Shopping is served by bus routes 3, 4, 11, 11A, 12, X9, X4, 811 and 817.

    Full details can be found at Flintshire County Council.

Accessibility

Currently we do not operate a Shopmobility scheme at Broughton but wheelchairs can be loaned free of charge. Contact 01244 534 354 for information.

Facilities

ATMs are located at Boots and Tesco.

Baby changing facilities are available in McDonalds, Millhouse Inn, Tesco and Centre Management facility adjacent to Costa Coffee.

We have over 2,300 free car parking spaces and have been awarded the safer parking Park Mark award, an award given by the Police to car parks that have achieved the standards of the Safer Parking Scheme, designed to reduce crime in car parks. 

We also have over 132 disabled bays and 114 parent & child bays.

Toilets can be found in Tesco Extra, Asda Living, Millhouse Inn, McDonalds and the centre management facility adjacent to Costa Coffee.

Services

You can find a bureau de change at Tesco, Thomas Cook and the TUI Superstore. 

We operate a safe child scheme which in conjuction with our stores we aim to reunite a lost child with their parents or guardian. Please contact any store or security guard for assistance.

A number of stores within Broughton offer a Click & Collect service - please see individual store pages under the 'Shops' tab for more information.

If you have lost something while visiting Broughton, please contact our Security team on 01244 534 354. Please note that we will ask for proof of ownership to make sure we give property back to its rightful owner.

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