Optical Practice Manager

21 Nov 2017
18 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a chain of opticians, who have been established for 75 years with over 150 practices across the UK. They are now looking for an Optical Practice Manager to look after one of the groups most prestigious practices.

You will be working with a small team of 4 people, you will expected to manage the team, working towards targets and offering any support to fellow colleagues, whilst also still being heavily involved with the dispensing.

Optical Practice Manager

This is a full time opportunity for a Practice Manager to join this friendly team. The practice has 2 test rooms and is currently testing 1 day a week, with 1 day for hearing and another 3 days for a contact lens clinic. The practice has a good reputation in the local area and has one numerous outstanding customer service awards. You will be working with long serving staff members who will be keen to assist in anyway they can.

Responsibilities of the Optical Practice Manager

You will have previous or present 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 of up to £20,000 + Bonus. You will work 5 days out 6, 9-5:00pm with NO Sunday’s. You will be entitled to 28 days holiday plus more benefits to discuss.

If your keen to join this friendly and well established practice in Sheffield then please call Inspired Selections 0121 778 6999 to find out more.


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