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Optical Practice Manager

Inspired Selections
Closing date
29 May 2023

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Job Role
Optical Management
Multiple Practice
Contract Type
Full Time

I have a very exciting opportunity that has just become available within a big and busy multiple practice with several test rooms and a large close knit team 40+ strong.
The role is for an experienced Qualified Dispensing Optician to take on the role of a Optical Practice Manager on a permanent full time contract.

” Salary up to £36,000 (depending on experience)
” Team bonus scheme (approx. £4,000 – £8,000 per annum)
” Benefits include private medical & dental and fees paid
” Hours – 40 hours doing either 8am-5pm or 9am-6pm, including one weekend day

This practice is very well established and has a very strong local customer base. This is a busy store with quite a large team and due to continued success they are looking to add somebody to the team who can help support the team and grow with the practice

This practice had a huge refit a few years ago and had all new modern equipment put into place including using OCT and Ipads. Considering this practice is a busy multiple has an independent feel offering the clinical side and being very customer focussed.

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 as well as 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 40+ staff.
A strong optical knowledge is also required as you will be dispensing and leading from the front, setting a good example.

Requirements of the Optical Practice Manager

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.
The ideal person will have previous performance management and has had experience in 1 to 1’s and managing KPI’s
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 £36,000 is on offer along with a strong bonus scheme (approx. £4,000 – £8,000 per annum) as well as additional benefits.
You will also have the opportunity to receive some further training, progress and join a professional team in a fun and relaxed 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
– SMS your Name and Availability for a call to 07537417722


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