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Practice Manager

Major Recruitment
England, Essex, Colchester
£28000 - £36000 per annum
Closing date
27 Oct 2022

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Practice Manager


£28,000 - £36,000

Independent practice

40 - 50-minute test times

High value dispensing

Specialist clinics / OCT

If you would like more details and/or to have a confidential chat, please do not hesitate to Call/Text: 07881287964 (or) Email:

Job ID: 260822-2743

Major Healthcare is working with a well-established successful independent practice on the outskirts of Colchester. They are looking to employ a new Dispensing Optician Practice Manager to become a permanent member of their experienced team.

This is a great opportunity for a Dispensing Optician searching for a new and exciting management position. As the manager you will be responsible for looking after the general operations of the practice and a team of 4 (3 Optical Assistants and 1 Optometrist).

The practice is proudly independent and pride themselves on having a team that will always go the extra mile to take care of their patients and make sure they are building positive relationships with colleagues and patients alike.

Key Advantages

  • Competitive salary, between £28,000 - £36,000 (depending on experience)
  • The practice like to offer patients the best clinical service possible, so they aim for stress-free testing times of around 50 minutes
  • Working with a wide range of designer and fashionable glasses, with a host of different styles ensuring there is something for everyone
  • They invest in the latest equipment and technology including an OCT allowing you to offer the very best eyecare assessments
  • Your day-to-day work will be extremely varied allowing you to become more involved within the business
  • Work within a great, tight knit team of professionals who have a friendly and caring attitude and work really well together
  • The team are promoted to work in a relaxed environment with no sales pressure, they have 1 spacious test room within a beautifully presented workplace
  • They have a very low staff turnover which reflects perfectly on the way they care and look after their staff and team members
  • The practice tends to use Rodenstock and Nikon high-quality progressive lenses
  • Half a day Saturdays, and they are closed Sundays & Bank Holidays, offering a greater work-life balance
  • Contract benefits include 5 weeks holiday + Bank Holidays, funded professional fees, auto enrolment pension and 4 weeks sick pay
  • The team are closely involved in the local community, running regular awareness events and presentations
  • Regular internal and external CET and training organised by the company allowing you to continue to develop your knowledge in your field and offer your patients the most up to date care
  • The practice is part of the local enhanced services scheme where they run Minor Eye Conditions Service (MECS) and Post-Operative Cataract Service (POCS)

Details and requirements

  • Hours: Monday - Friday (09:00am - 17:30pm) & Saturday (9:00am - 17:00pm)
  • Closed Sundays & Bank Holidays
  • Eligibility to work in the UK and GOC Registered

Salary and benefits

  • £28,000 - £36,000 (depending on experience)
  • 25 days holiday + 8 BH (33 in total)
  • Funded professional fees,
  • Auto enrolment pension
  • 4 weeks sick pay

Enquire about this role by sending your CV to the email below. If you would like more details and to have a confidential chat, please do not hesitate to email, call or text.

Email: Call: 07881287964


Major Healthcare - Optical & Audiology Recruitment

We help Optical & Audiology professionals of all varieties find their perfect opportunity, whether that be within an independent, multiple, franchise, private eye hospital or domiciliary company.

Our efficient, discreet and confidential service is perfect for an individual actively seeking a position, or like the vast proportion of people we speak to, someone who is open minded to considering their options.

We have years of experience working within the sectors and so you will feel like you are speaking to someone who genuinely speaks your language and truly understands where you are coming from.

After a brief conversation we can help advise on current opportunities within your sector and also discuss where you might be better suited based on the criteria you set out to us. 

We truly love what we do, so do not hesitate to call us for a structured, non-time consuming and confidential conversation where we will do all we can to help on 07881287964.

Don’t just take our word for it…..

“Great guy. Listens to your needs. Quick and fast communication. Couldn’t praise you enough. Keep up the great work”

“Great and fast communication and always helpful. Appreciate the work, a great job. Always organized and professional. Thanks again”.

“During my Pre-Reg the team contacted me to see if I was interested in other opportunities. He was professional and great at listening to what I required from a job. He quickly found me a role that was well suited to me at an independent store. I am now thoroughly enjoying a new job”.

“After working for a Multiple for 13 years, they found the perfect next step for me! Professional throughout keeping me updated with every step. The process was very easy and stress free. Thank you”!

“At the end of my pre-registration year as an Optometrist, the team contacted me to enquire if I was interested in a few opportunities they could introduce me to. I found them very personable and before I knew it, I had an interview and then a job! They worked well negotiating on behalf of myself and the employer and I couldn't thank them enough”.

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