Dispensing Optician Manager - Flitwick, Bedfordshire

Zest Optical
England, Bedfordshire
£28000 per annum
08 Nov 2017
06 Dec 2017
Rebecca Wood
Contract Type
Full Time

A group of independent Opticians based in the Bedfordshire/Cambridgeshire area are looking for a full time Dispensing Optician Practice Manager at their Flitwick branch.

This is a busy single testing room Opticians which tests 4-5 days a week. They have a real focus on quality and offering patients a personal and professional service.


  • Responsible for smooth administrative running of the branch
  • Oversee maintenance of stock levels
  • Oversee management of staff work rota
  • Access to a wide range of products; Hoya, Essilor etc
  • Keep up to date with the practice management IT system
  • Comply to NHS standards and health and safety requirements
  • Set an example to staff through your own behaviour in regards to standards of professionalism, behaviour, attitude, and output
  • Engage with the branch team in a continued training, coaching, development and motivation
  • Facilitate documented staff appraisals, and performance reviews at regular intervals
  • Develop and share 'best practice' ideas.
  • Address customer and employee satisfaction issues promptly
  • Oversee marketing and promotions
  • Working 5 days a week including Saturdays with typical working hours between 9am to 5.30pm (4.30pm on a Sat)


  • Qualified Dispensing Optician
  • Previous management or supervisory experience
  • Committed to the practice development and driven to succeed
  • Customer focused
  • Sales savvy
  • Optix helpful but not essential
  • Confident
  • Reliable
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary up to £28,000
  • GOD fees and indemnity paid
  • CET scheme
  • Free parking
  • 4 weeks holiday increasing with service
  • Company Pension Scheme

To apply for this role please send your CV or call 0114 238 1726 for more information.

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