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Sheffield Optometrist appoints former NHS PA

Sheffield Optometrist appoints former NHS PA


A Sheffield optometrist has recruited the formerPA to the Chair of Sheffield Health & Social Care to its team.


Alex Gage has appointed Karen Jones to the role of optical assistant at both his Woodseats and Crosspool practices.


Karen, who lives close to the Crosspool practice, said: "I saw an advert for the position in the window, came for an interview, was overwhelmed with the friendliness of the team and was delighted to accept the job."


Of the appointment, Alex Gage said: "Karen benefits from26 years of NHS experience in roles from Estate Services to Marketing and Comms and is already proving to be a valuable addition to the team."


Karen works with team members at both practices and her day to day tasks include manning the reception desk, dispensing glasses, selling frames, contact lens sales and assisting customers.

When she's not working, Karen, who lives with husband Lee and children Alex and Ella, enjoys walking the family's Border Terrier Jack Russell cross, Ted in the woods around Sheffield and crafting with her daughter.

Karen concluded: "I'm looking forward to learning every aspect of the role and look forward to building a good relationship with our customers."

For information and advice about eye health and the vision servicesavailable at Alex Gage Family Optometrist, please contact Alex Gageat857 Chesterfield Road, Woodseats, on 0114274 8582 orat48 Sandygate Road,Crosspool, on0114 266 7066.





Photo:Karen Jones has joined Alex Gage from the NHS Karen Jones has joined Alex Gage


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