Optical Lead vacancy

16 May 2014

A vacancy has arisen for a highly skilled person to join our team of Optical Leads to support Local Optical Committees in developing community eye care services.

This role is home based with the requirement to travel  as required and attend meetings in London. Hours are flexible but the ability to attend evening meetings as required is essential. A competitive daily rate is offered in addition to the opportunity to work with some of the top influencers in the optical sector.

About You

You will need to demonstrate thorough  knowledge of commissioning, designing services, public health  and have a real passion for developing eye care services.

You will have previous experience either leading LOCs, developing community services or commissioning community services.

You will need to be available for a minimum of 8 days per month You will have previous leadership experience in the sector.


We support Local Optical Committees (LOCs) across England in developing local eye health services.

We help community optometrists and opticians work with local commissioners to make community eye services accessible for patients and cost effective for the NHS.

How to apply

We welcome applications from experienced and enthusiastic individuals from the eye health sector.  Click on Job description and application form to download documents.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 13th June 2014.

Short-listed applicants will be invited to attend an interview in London on  Monday 30th June 2014.

For an informal discussion about the role contact Katrina Venerus, Managing Director of LOCSU  by email  or phone 07769 682681.

Contact us

Dates for the diary

100% Optical

ExCel, London

27-29 January 2018

2018-01-27 10:00:00 - 2018-01-29 17:00:00

Oxfordshire LOC's AGM

The Christie Suite, Holiday Inn Oxford, Peartree Interchange, Oxford, OX2 8JD

Annual AGM

2018-02-06 18:30:00 - 2018-02-06 21:30:00

Contact name: Caroline Collingridge

Contact email: caroline@oxfordshireloc.org.uk

East Sussex LOC's AGM

CCG Offices, Friars Walk, Lewes

Annual AGM

2018-03-21 19:00:00 - 2018-03-21 21:00:00

Contact name: Jackie Oxley

Contact email: jackie.oxley@googlemail.com

Hertfordshire LOC's AGM

Biopark, Room 2, Broadwater Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 3AX

Annual AGM

2018-03-26 18:30:00 - 2018-03-26 21:00:00

Contact name: Dawn Doe

Contact email: Hertsloc@gmail.com

Durham LOC's AGM

Ramside Hall Hotel, Durham, DH1 1TD

Annual AGM

2018-05-09 18:15:00 - 2018-05-09 21:00:00

Contact name: Richard Naisbitt

Contact email: secretary@durhamloc.co.uk

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