Optical Assistant / Receptionist – Full Time - Dingwall

Salary £14,500 - £17,500 depending on experience

We are currently looking for an Optical Assistant / Receptionist to join our long established independent Optometrists & Opticians based in Dingwall in the Highlands of Scotland.
While previous experience is not essential, some knowledge and experience of the optical retail sector would be an advantage.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced or trainee Optical Assistant to take the next step in their career by joining our busy town centre practice. In this store you will be a key member of a dedicated team providing high quality eye care to the local community. You will work alongside our existing experienced colleagues and have access to completely up-to-date systems enabling you to work both efficiently and effectively.
The company can provide a multitude of development opportunities through both clinical and commercial training. Over time, this could lead to career progression with the option to gain specialist higher qualifications from SCQF Level 5 and beyond.

The duties included in this role are:

  • Meeting and greeting patients front-of-house
  • Registering patients and booking appointments in person and by telephone
  • Performing pre-screening eye health checks when required
  • Ensuring a smooth and friendly handover of patients to the optometrists
  • Using optical knowledge to dispense spectacles and optical goods to all levels
  • Fitting and repairing spectacles
  • Administrative and office duties including daily and weekly reporting

If you think you are the right person to join our team, please send a one-page handwritten cover letter and brief CV to:

Gideon deKruijff
Goskirk Pettinger Optometrists
Lockhart House
Tulloch Street
IV15 9JY


Tel: 01349 863376