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Retail Assistant (Opticians)

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Job Reference: 224832BR

Leatherhead, The Swan Centre

Permanent

37.5 hours per week

Level 7

About the opportunity

An important role in providing our customers and patients the very best experience at Boots Opticians throughout the customer journey. You don’t need optical experience to join us as a Retail Assistant, but you will have worked in a retail or a customer-facing environment. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a business that puts the customer at the heart of everything we do. Full training will be provided, and your responsibilities include:

  • Build great relationship with customers by listening and understanding their needs.

  • Help our customers find the perfect products tailored to their lifestyle and requirements.

  • Order and dispensing of glasses and contact lenses.

  • Providing aftersales support through adjustments.

  • Work together as part of a team.

  • Administrative tasks associated with the store in which full training will be provided.

About you

You love working with people and enjoy working as part of a team. You will support our customers, welcoming them into our store with a big smile. You will try to deliver the best customer experience possible. If you are a customer advisor, sales assistant, or passionate about providing great service we would love to hear from you. You will help our customers find their perfect eye wear needs. You are passionate and enthusiastic about delivering fantastic customer service. You enjoy learning about new products and brands, and the technical and regulatory aspects.

Our Benefits

  • Great compensation package plus discretionary bonus scheme

  • Pension scheme

  • One of the best staff discounts in the UK

  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays with opportunity to purchase more

  • Additional flexible benefits that allow you to create a package that best suits your individual needs including cycle to work vouchers, discounted gym membership, cinema and restaurant discounts, and much more.

  • Excellent opportunities to develop with career opportunities across Boots Opticians including franchise, Retail and Pharmacy.

Why Boots?

Boots Opticians is one of the leading optical chains in the UK. Our purpose is to help everyone see what’s possible, so we’re looking for people who go the extra mile to change things for the better for our customers and our team members. Bring your skills to a business that offers genuine career progression thanks to diversity of stores and roles – and expect to be supported and developed.

Our Diversity and Inclusion commitment

Diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We offer a variety of flexible working patterns to support our colleagues to achieve a good work life balance.

What’s next?

Thank you for taking the time to visit our careers page and read about this exciting opportunity. If you choose to apply, your application will be reviewed by our team, and we will contact you as soon as we can. If successful, we will contact you to arrange an interview with the hiring manager. If you are successful at interview, please be aware that all contract documentation will refer to this role as Optical Consultant Foundation.

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