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Optical Assistant job in Cardiff

Julian Davies Opticians

What’s in it for you?

As the largest independent optical group in Wales, Bateman Opticians and Julian Davies Opticians are also at the forefront of the shared care services across the region.


Each practice provides low vision clinics and a comprehensive range of contact lens fitting (Including Myopia management) services. It’s no surprise that Bateman and Julian Davies Opticians have been going from strength to strength since their merger.

If you’re naturally interested in fashion, science, and a role where you can interact with new people daily, then we have a really exciting Optical Assistant role for you.


Whether you’re an experienced Optical Assistant or not, we can provide you with the tools to develop your skill-set and the opportunity to further your career as a result.


You’ll be working with amazing brands and cutting-edge equipment, all alongside our supportive and friendly team of experts.


Additionally, you will also have the opportunity to impact the lives of our patients in a positive and meaningful way.

A new pair of glasses can make a huge difference to patients, and there’s nothing more rewarding than seeing them smile as they leave us with the perfect pair of frames.

You will also receive:

  • 25 Days Holiday Plus Your birthday off work
  • No Sunday or bank holiday working
  • Free & regular CPD courses
  • Access to Simply Health (claim cashback on healthcare purchases)
  • Retail discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • team bonus scheme.

Upon passing of your probation period, you will also be entitled to:

  • 12 weeks paid maternity
  • 1 week paid paternity
  • 5 days sick pay after 1 years service
  • 10 days sick pay after 2 years service

About the Role

Julian Davies Opticians are looking for a full-time Optical Assistant to join us in delivering outstanding patient care.

You will be an integral part of our team here, helping us drive our service offering forward, always looking for opportunities to improve and innovate.

We are also looking for someone who shares our dedication to putting patients first and spending the time needed to get to the bottom of their visual needs.

Equally important to us is the way you interact with patients. Providing a friendly, informative, and empathetic service is a must.

Ultimately, you must be an ambassador for our brand and profession within the local community.

Educating others about the benefits of independent eye care is an ongoing challenge and one that we look forward to meeting head-on with you as a part of our team.

About Us

Julian Davies are a committed group of practices that have recently grown to nine practices, dedicated to providing our patients with an exceptional experience in practice.


As an optical assistant, there is a fantastic opportunity for growth and learning within optics to further your career.

Additional Information:

  • We are a really friendly well established team who will be happy to pass on a wealth of knowledge
  • The role requires you to work flexibly and this includes saturday working
  • Our local community is part of our identity, and we regularly see the benefits our work has when we’re out in the area too
  • Salary is dependant on experience

What’s Next?

Click apply below and we will ensure you are contacted as soon as possible by one of our team.

Salary – Max

GBP £12.00

Salary – Min

GBP £11.00

  • Submit CV
  • Phone-Screen
  • Zoom Interview
  • Practice Visit
  • Offer Stage