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Optical Assistant (HCT)

A brilliant new job opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Optical Assistant to work in an amazing modern specialist eye healthcare service based in the Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire area.

You will be working for one of UK leading health care providers

This is a modern, state-of-the-art eye hospital.

The facilities in this hospital are first-class and equipped with the latest technology


*You will have 6-12 months experience within an optical setting



As the Optical Assistant your key duties include:

  • Working alongside the clinical team in the day to day running of the clinics

  • Carrying out diagnostic examinations including pre and post-operative clinics

  • Preparing areas for clinical activity, ensuring all equipment is checked and ready for use

  • Act as an escort in Theatre supporting other clinical professionals and ensuring patients receive the highest quality of care during their surgery

  • Clean and store away equipment used

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • 6-12 months experience within an optical setting

  • Passionate about developing a career in Ophthalmology

  • Ability to provide friendly high-quality care for patients in a caring manner

The successful Optical Assistant will receive an excellent salary up to £21,224 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role for 37.5 hours a week on Days from 7.30am-5.30pm.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • 23 days holiday (excluding bank holidays) - increasing with length of service

  • Company pension scheme

  • Continuous training and development programme

  • Bonus 1 - June - Up to 5% individual performance related bonus

  • Bonus 2 - February - hospital/company related bonus

  • Annual pay reviews and increases

Reference ID: 5360

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV