Are you looking to start your career in optics with a dynamic, growing independent company?


At Eye Emporium, we are constantly looking at ways to expand and improve the company and the quality of the service we provide. For this reason, we only recruit exceptionally skilled staff with a genuine interest in the optical industry and a passion for customer care.

Over the last few years we have taken on a number of pre-registration optometrists and dispensing opticians, all of whom have since fully qualified and undertaken further training. Many of them have continued working with us. 


Vacancy: Practice Managers
Location: Eye Emporium, London
Hours: full-time or part-time

Eye Emporium are looking for experienced and qualified Practice Managers in London. 

Our vision is to provide world class clinical standards and unrivalled customer care. Our hand-picked clinicians take the time to understand their patients’ individual needs, offering a highly focused and professional optical and audiology service.

If you share our vision and have a passion for health care excellence, please read the following Practice Manager job description.

1. Job Purpose 
Supporting the administering, organising and planning of the development of the practice and its staff
To ensure the smooth running of the practice so that Eye Emporium can reach its vision, adhering to our mission statement and values
To achieve branch targets using tools and training provided by Head Office
To effectively manage direct reports; including dispensing opticians and clerical staff in addition to supervising and training junior staff to ensure performance levels are maintained 
to be able to also carry out daily Dispensing Optician tasks, such as:

- Design, measure, fit, and adapt lenses and frames for client according to written optical prescription or specification 
- Assist client with selecting frames 
- Measure customers for eyeglasses  and coordinate frames with facial and eye measurements and optical prescription 
- Prepare work orders for the optical laboratory containing instructions for grinding and mounting lenses in frames. 
- Verify exactness of finished lenses

2. Key Result Areas/Deliverables 
Maintain records of customer prescriptions, work orders, and payments
Perform administrative duties such as tracking inventory and sales, submitting patient insurance information, and performing simple bookkeeping 
Administering, organising and planning the development of the practice
Managing the retail aspects of glasses, contact lenses and other products
Oversee displays of optical merchandise and ensure sufficient ranges are available
Managing staff, including dispensing opticians and clerical staff, also overseeing performance by Optometrist
Supervising and training junior staff 
Ensuring standards of hygiene and organisation are maintained in the store

3. Decisions and Judgements 
This is a customer facing role and so you'll be completely comfortable in your ability to provide world-class service to exceed customer exceed expectations 
You'll manage both operational and service driven tasks and make the correct decisions when prioritising operations vs sales & service tasks 
You'll use your sales and selling expertise to provide great service levels and the same time as maximising sales opportunities for the practice
You will possess exceptional personal presentation standards and be comfortable acting as an ambassador for the business.

If you feel that you would be a great addition to the Eye Emporium team and would like to be considered for this position, please send your CV to


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