Clinic Manager (12 Months Fixed Term Maternity cover)
Reference Number 60030959
Location Northampton Square
School / Service School of Health Sciences
Department Optometry & Visual Science
Contract Duration Fixed Term
Salary Range (£) 45361 to 54131
Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.
City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.
In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.
Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made signiﬁcant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.
City's Division of Optometry & Visual Sciences combines a longstanding tradition of academic excellence at undergraduate and postgraduate level with a research-active body of academics and PhD students. There are currently over 20 academic staff in the division contributing to our courses in ophthalmic dispensing and optometry as well as carrying out applied vision research spanning fundamental visual science to ophthalmic health policy.
City Sight is our state-of-the-art optometry clinic offering a wide range of eye care services to the general public and local businesses.
Services offered include:
• Comprehensive eye examinations using the latest equipment and techniques including 3D OCT camera used to screen conditions including glaucoma, diabetes and age-related macular degeneration
• Specialist clinics for children, contact lenses, binocular vision problems, specific learning difficulties, visual impairment and colour vision defects
• Free NHS eye examinations for eligible groups
• Wide range of spectacles and contact lenses at competitive prices with a 20% discount on high street RRP
The City Sight Clinic provides placements for final year Optometry students and offers generic and specialist services to individuals, NHS and other public and private sector organisations.
For more information, please visit: www.city.ac.uk/about/schools/health-sciences/facilities/city-sight
We are seeking a Clinic Manager to work closely with the Chief Operating Officer and senior academic colleagues in order to ensure the efficient and effective running of all optometry clinical services at the City Sight Clinic. The post holder will be responsible for managing a team of clinical and professional colleagues to deliver effective support for course delivery and student needs. The role holder will be expected to ensure that City Sight is compliant with all governance and policy requirements for NHS, General Optical Council and any other relevant Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies, and well as general Health and Safety and GDPR requirements.
The successful candidate will be an optometrist registered with the GOC with practice management experience and able to demonstrate sound and comprehensive post registration clinical experience.
The successful candidate will also have general management experience gained through working in the private and/or public sector, a proven track record of practice management and leadership and general experience of optometric practice, this may be within or outside of the UK. Experience of teaching and / or supervising students and a high level of communication skills is essential.
This is a full time, fixed-term position to cover a period of maternity leave.
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.
Closing date for applications: 11.59pm 12th July 2020
The role is available from 10 August 2020 or earlier by negotiation.
Interviews are scheduled for 17 July 2020
Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity
Academic excellence for business and the professions