We’re looking for an

Optical Assistant

to work in our South Woodford practice (Part time)

The role

  • Be the first point of contact for anyone visiting the practice by engaging and acknowledging them as soon as they walk into the practice, on the telephone or by email at all times. To ensure fully listen and understand the eye care clients’ needs and ensure to take ownership to deal with their requirements in full.
  • Smooth running of reception and daily clinics ensuring operational tasks are completed effectively and efficiently and adhering to Bayfields Operating Procedures.
  • Maintain utmost professionalism and confidentiality with respect to our eye care clients and adhere to the Bayfields Code of Conduct.
  • Work with the clinical team and other colleagues to deliver obsessively great service to every ECC always following our values and living our vision
  • Ability to be the lead dispenser and work with the optometrist to determine the best solutions for our ECC’s. Dispense spectacles and perform spectacle collections to Bayfields standards, guarding the Bayfields client journey.

Key skills and qualifications required

  • Experience as an Optical Assistant (Essential) with the ability to dispense a variety of lenses
  • Be dedicated to delivering Obsessively Great Service and finding the very best solutions for our clients’ lifestyles.
  • Enjoy using new technology.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Maintain utmost professionalism and confidentiality with respect to our clients.
  • Flexibility in the practice and able to perform any required work at reception and dispensing


  • Every team member will receive ongoing and continuous mentoring, support, recognition and personal development to promote career progression.
  • Your working environment will be professional, fun, open and focused.
  • Pension scheme
  • Team Discounts and Social Events
  • Simply Health
  • My Work / Life Solutions (retailer discounts)


If you’re interested in this opportunity, give us a call on 01274 619 318 or email us a copy of your CV with a covering email to careers@bayfieldsopticians.com

Apply now