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Staff Vacancies

Optical/Dispensing Assistant vacancy

Please see also Optical Apprentice opportunities

We are looking for ideally full-time optical assistants to cover our practices in Alresford, Grayshott, Four Marks and Portchester.

Being an optical assistant is stimulating and rewarding. You meet and greet patients with a variety of optical needs and clinical problems and you are part of the team that provides the patient with the solution to these problems.

In addition to conventional the spectacle and contact lenses that you might expect to be undertaken by an optical practice, our practices provide many additional health eye-care services. Our optical assistants are part of that team that gives our patients access to these facilities. With suitable training, our optical assistants operate many of our diagnostic machines. In this way you can help us provide first class eye-care services to our patients


You are also expected to keep the practices organised and tidy between clinic days, you are the first point of contact with our patients, local GPs and other doctors. You work with Microsoft Word and basic data input to simple to use computer programs. You will recieve adequate training in all fields so you feel confident. With time you will help patients choose appropriate frames with guidance from our professional staff and do simple frame repairs and adjustments.

You are expected to have your own transport and be a non-smoker. Travelling expenses are provided.

As we truely care about our patients and always try to do the best for them, ideally exceeding their expectations on every visit, they are almost always very pleased with the service they receive from our optometrists, opticians and optical assistants. This word of mouth publicity makes for a pleasant practice atmosphere for staff and patients alike.

If you would like to investigate the possibility of joining our team, why not email your CV and a brief covering letter to
or send it by post to
Andrew Matheson
3 West St
SO24 0JN