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Dispensing Optician J156713

Prospect Health
30000.00 - 38000.00 per Annum
Closing date
15 Sep 2021

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Job Details

An exceptional opportunity has just become available for a Dispensing Optician or highly experienced Optical Assistant to join a well-established independent practice working across a number of sites (2-4 max) in the Essex so living close to Rayleigh would be ideal.

The priority is to deliver exceptional customer service within a practice that is highly regarded by the community it serves, maintaining high standards to continue their ongoing success.

You will be a qualified Dispensing Optician or highly experienced Optical Assistant happy to work confidently with all patient demographics and levels of dispensing working closely with the small highly experienced and friendly teams currently in the practices.

This is a senior role where you will have a genuine impact in the running of the practices, working jointly with the business owners to develop the business accordingly.

On offer is a market leading package where you will receive a strong basic salary up to 38,000, bonus based upon practice profits amongst more, while there is further longer-term opportunities for career development if this appeals to an ambitious candidate.

Key Duties

  • Rare opportunity to manage a well-established independent practice
  • Multifaceted role where you will be managing alongside dispensing within the practice as required
  • High end products including designer frames and lenses to cater to an affluent patient base
  • Far more relaxed working environment where the priority is maintaining the practices superb reputation for excellent service and delivering exceptional patient care over making a quick sale
  • Working hours 9:00am - 6pm Monday to Saturday with a day off in the week and short day Saturday
  • Potential for some weekend flexibility if desired
  • Excellent training and mentoring provided

Package and Benefits

  • Negotiable basic salary up to circa 38000 depending upon experience
  • Bonus scheme based off practice performance and not individual sales
  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays (33 total)
  • GOC & ABDO fees paid
  • Potential for some weekend flexibility if desired
  • Excellent long-term career prospect including opportunity for partnership
  • Working closely alongside the business owner where you will have a real input into the running of the practice

Key Skills, Qualifications and Client Requirements

  • Registered with the GOC as a Dispensing Optician
  • Right to work in the UK

What Happens Next?

Please click the 'Apply' button to find out more about this role. The consultant looking after this vacancy will contact you at a convenient time to share further details on about the opportunity.

All interaction will be in complete confidence, without obligation and we will NOT send your details to any practice unless you give us your permission.

If you wish to talk to us in person about this job or any other suitable jobs, please email us on or call our Optometry team on 01423 813452.

Please attach a copy of your most up to date CV to any emails sent for ease.

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Prospect Health is a market leading specialist in the provision of professional recruitment solutions within the UK Optical Sector. 

We are a full service consultancy providing both permanent and locum solutions that are underpinned by an advisory service drawing on thirty years plus industry experience across specialist health disciplines.

Partnered with some of the UK’s leading independent practices and some of the industry’s most recognisable brands, we are able to offer an excellent choice of job opportunity. We work hard to find you the most suitable role for your individual needs. We have also won awards for our honesty and integrity.

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01423 813452
2nd Floor
Clarendon House
Victoria Avenue
North Yorkshire
United Kingdom
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