Optical Practice Manager

16 Apr 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is part of a small chain of opticians who are constantly expanding through organic growth and acquisition. If your looking for your first steps into management then this could be the ideal role for you.

Optical Practice Manager

This is a full time opportunity for a Practice Manager to join this friendly team. The practice has 1 test rooms and is currently testing 5 days a week. The practice has a good reputation in the local area, so if you have previous optical experience and your looking for the next step in your career then this would be an ideal first managerial role.

Responsibilities of the Optical Practice Manager

You will have previous experience of working in a supervisory or assistant manager role and used to the optical environment. You will be managing the day to day operation with emphasis on the business side of things. You will be a manager first and a dispenser secondly, as the role requires you to take responsibility of recruitment needs/staffing levels including rotas, forward planning and driving the targets and KPI’s to maximise efficiency of the team performance.

Requirements of the Optical Practice Manager

Management experience is not essential for this role, although some experience of being a team leader or supervisor would be advantageous. You will need to be an experienced optical assistant as a minimum with the ability to dispense glasses to all levels, with the desire to step up into a management role. Ideally, you will have an understanding of KPIs and managing goals and targets. Finally, you will be responsible for recruitment and staff appraisals with emphasis on managing expectations of the team and succession planning.

Compensation for the Optical Practice Manager

For this role my client is offering a competitive salary from £18,000 – £22,000. You will work 5 days out 6, 9-5:30pm with NO Sunday’s. You will be entitled to 28 days holiday plus more benefits to discuss.


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