Dispensing Optician/Area Manager - Leicester

2 days left

Zest Business Group
£29000 - £35000/annum Bonus
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A group of premium independent Opticians based in the Leicester area are looking for a full time Area Manager to oversee several practices as well as general business operations.


* Reporting to Company Director
* Overseeing several branches in central Leicester and the outskirts
* Set an example to staff through your own behaviour in regards to standards of professionalism, behaviour, attitude and output.
* Engage with the branch team in continued training, coaching, development and motivation.
* Facilitate documented staff appraisals and performance reviews at regular levels.
* Identify and highlight new areas where practice improvements can be made with recommendations for suitable action.
* Address customer complaints and employee satisfaction issues.
* Daily clinic management and ensuring the patient journey is right for both the business and It's patients.
* Use every opportunity to network to improve the presence and reputation of the branch and company.
* Ensuring regular meetings are held with contact lens reps and frame reps.
* Line manager to all in practice staff
* Oversee management of staff work rota
* Oversee marketing and promotions
* Oversee website maintenance and social media content

The ideal candidate will have

* Qualified Dispensing Optician
* Previous Optical practice experience
* Previous management or supervisory experience
* Evidence of having developed and nurtured growth both in team members and also in the practice turnover
* Committed to the practice development and driven to succeed
* Customer focused
* Confident
* Reliable
* Excellent organisational and communication skills

Salary and Benefits

* Salary between £29,000 to £35,000 dependent on candidate experience.
* Bonus Scheme
* Professional Fees covered

You will work 5 days a week including Saturdays from 9am to 5.30pm

To apply for this role please send your CV or call (Apply online only) for more information