Optical ManagerOptical

Your Role

At Asda nothing is more important to us than the health and wellbeing of our customers and we pride ourselves on providing excellent service and clinical care. Our Optical Managers are key to our success, making sure the team has everything in place that they need to deliver.

Our unique fixed price approach means there's no up-selling. Single vision glasses are the same price as varifocals, and there are no top-up costs for anti-scratch or thinner lenses either, so we don't have to compromise a customer solution because of what someone can afford.

With access to the wider Asda network, you will be supported by our Home Office teams who can offer clinical support and a team of Area Manager's who will work alongside you to get the most out of your role every day. You will also be provided with regular business updates and feedback on your performance.

About You

Our Optical Managers are key to our success, making sure the team has everything in place to deliver high quality patient service.

You'll be responsible for overseeing and managing the entire operation. With tasks including managing your team of Optometrists and Optical assistants, overseeing compliance processes and procedures, reviewing sales forecasting and department targets whilst also dealing with customer queries, every day is busy and fast paced in an Asda Opticians.

You will also be responsible for clinic management and managing the shop floor process to ensure the department is well equipped for customer's needs.

Working in close partnership with an Optometrist you will also coach and develop your team so being confident in coaching others will be key to this role. Due to the fast-paced nature of this role and the different responsibilities you will need to be organised and able to manage your time effectively

You'll be:

A fully qualified dispensing optician registered with the GOC

On track to meet the statutory points requirement for CPD

Confident in coaching others

Able to provide excellent customer and patient care

Driven and ambitious to ensure the department meets its targets

You'll have proven leadership skills in a fast-paced Optics environment

Organised and able to manage your time effectively

When applying to any of our Optical positions, you must be registered with the General Optical Council (GOC) for the relevant professional role type you have applied for. Along with this, you’ll be required to have evidence of Right To Work in the UK.

Within the compliance process, we’ll ask you to provide evidence of being on the NHS performer list for the nation or in Scotland the Health Board you wish to work in, along with providing 2 clinical references. If applying in Wales, we’ll ask you to provide evidence of your WECS accreditation & WGOS module accreditation.

Apply today by completing an online application…

The Rewards

You will also get an excellent benefits package including:

  • Discretionary company bonus
  • Company pension up to 7% matched
  • 10% colleague discount, free parking and many additional rewards.
  • Your professional indemnity insurance
  • GOC fees paid
  • CET package
  • Flexible working patterns in accordance with 7 days opening
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