This large, well-established and well-known multiple optician are now looking for an Optical Practice Manager to lead and drive their team in one of their practices just outside the Southend area. You will be joining a medium-sized team, in a professional yet clinical environment. This opportunity will be working full time – 9am to 5:30 including one weekend day.
Competitive salary depending on experience – up to £28,000 for an experienced manager or up to £35,000 if you are also a Qualified Dispensing Optician
Competitive bonus – (Approx £5k per annum)
Free parking nearby
Hours – 9:00-5:30 with 1-hour lunch inclusive of one weekend day
Responsibilities of the Optical Practice Manager
The main duties of this role will be to manage, control and keep a handle on the shopfloor staff. This includes training & development, identifying areas of improvement; creating individual plans and targets and implementing these to overcome such areas.
You will make sure the shopfloor team are seeing to patients, answering phones and completing their daily duties.
You will have previous people management experience as you will be managing a team of 10-12 staff
A strong optical knowledge is also required as you will be dispensing regularly as part of the role, leading the team by example.
Requirements of the Optical Practice Manager
It is preferable if you are a Dispensing Optician on the GOC and are up to date with all CET points
You will ideally have previous management experience and will need a minimum of 2 years’ experience in optics ideally as Assistant Manager/ Practice Manager level.
You will be a confident leader and be able to delegate, train staff and be on hand to keep control of the shopfloor.
You will be a friendly, yet professional person who is able to work with and lead a team, whilst also create relationships and be on your team’s level.
You will have previous optical experience and be competent in all dispensing as well as having a wide range of frames and lens knowledge.
Compensation for the Optical Practice Manager
For your efforts a competitive salary of up to £28,000 for an experienced manager or up to £35,000 if you are also a Qualified Dispensing Opticianis on offer as well as a rewarding bonus scheme that can look to earn you up to an additional £5,000 per annum.
This is an excellent opportunity for a quality driven candidate who wishes to work within a stable pleasant environment.
What happens next?
Once you have applied, one of the experienced team at Inspired Selections will give you a call to discuss the role in more detail.
They will also go over your previous experience from your CV and your current situation to make sure you have the relevant experience and match what the client is looking for.
Once this has been discussed leave it to us and we will arrange the meeting for you.
To apply for this new and rare opportunity:
– Call Chris at Inspired Selections on 0121 778 6999
– Upload your C.V to www.inspiredselections.co.uk
– SMS your Name and Availability for a call to 07537417722