Optical Practice Manager

This client are one of the most recognisable opticians in the UK being established for over 80 years with nearly 200 practices and still growing. They are now looking for an Optical Practice Manager to join one of their busy practices in the Oxfordshire area You will be working with a small team and you will be expected to provide excellent customer service while working towards targets and offering any support to fellow colleagues. You will be working with a small team consisting of an Assistant Branch Manager, a senior Optical Assistant and an Optical Assistant, as well as a resident Optom and Audiologist in a busy practice and you will be expected to manage the team, work towards targets and offer any support to fellow colleagues while also still being heavily involved with the dispensing and day to day running of the practice. You will also have support from the shopfloor staff in practice. Responsibilities of the Optical Practice Manager You will work within a busy practice in an all-around role. You will be helping patients with all their eye and hearing care needs, including contact lenses, designer frames, NHS eye care and hearing health checks. You will be dispensing spectacles and making sales as well as undertaking pre-screening, contact lens teaches and associated admin work. You will be working in a small team and be able to support and motivate the team working towards targets and KPI’s. Requirements for the Optical Practice Manager What is most important for this role is the level of management experience; the right person will have ideally had previous retail management experience before coming to the world of optics and will be comfortable with managing a team, increasing KPI’s and driving a business You will need a minimum of 2 years of experience within optics. It is essential you can dispense spectacles to all levels as will be a very hands-on role. Compensation for the Optical Practice Manager On offer for the right person is a competitive salary of up to £25,000 A Managerial Bonus Scheme is also included As well as this you will also have the opportunity to further your career. You will have 28 days holiday. NO Sunday’s PMG123