Optical Lead vacancy

5 March 2015

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 regularly 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 eight days per month.
  • You will have previous leadership experience in the sector.
  • You will be based in one of the following regions: East Anglia, the Midlands or London.

Watch our Optical Leads talking about their experiences in this short video.

About LOCSU

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. Job description and application form can be downloaded from our website http://www.locsu.co.uk/about-us/workwithus.

The closing date for receipt of applications is midday on Monday 30 March 2015.

Short-listed applicants will be invited to attend an interview in London on 14 and 15 April 2015. For an informal discussion about the role contact Katrina Venerus, Managing Director of LOCSU, by email katrinavenerus@locsu.co.uk or phone 07769 682681.

Contact us

Dates for the diary

North & North East Lincolnshire LOC's AGM

The Humber room, The Ropewalk, Maltkiln Road, Barton-on-humber

Annual AGM

2018-04-27 18:30:00 - 2018-04-27 21:00:00

Contact name: Ralph Worfolk

Contact email: rw@smithwalker.co.uk

Sefton LOC's AGM

Pioneer Bar, 107 Liverpool Rd, Crosby, L23 5TD

Annual AGM

2018-04-30 18:00:00 - 2018-04-30 21:00:00

Contact name: Paul Newell

Contact email: sefton.loc@gmail.com

Kent & Medway LOC's AGM

Charlotte Room, Marriott Tudor Park, Ashford Road, Bearsted, ME14 4NQ

Annual AGM

2018-05-01 18:00:00 - 2018-05-01 21:00:00

Contact name: Michelle Martins

Contact email: michelle@jclconsulting.co.uk

Cumbria LOC's AGM

Greenfields Hotel, Wigton, Cumbria

Annual AGM

2018-05-01 18:00:00 - 2018-05-01 21:00:00

Contact name: Bruce Avery

Contact email: braveryoptom@talktalk.net

Manchester LOC's AGM

The Chancellors Hotel, Chancellors Way, Moseley Way, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6NN

Annual AGM

2018-05-02 18:30:00 - 2018-05-02 21:00:00

Contact name: Lindsey Flynn

Contact email: lindsey-flynn@hotmail.com

Devon LOC's AGM

Exeter Court Hotel, Kennford, Exeter, Devon EX6 7UX

Annual AGM

2018-05-08 18:30:00 - 2018-05-08 21:00:00

Contact name: Jonathan Drew

Contact email: jdrew@devonloc.co.uk

West Sussex LOC's AGM

Chesham House Centre, 124 South Street, LancingĀ  BN15 8AJ

Annual AGM

2018-05-08 19:00:00 - 2018-05-08 21:00:00

Contact name: Jackie Oxley

Contact email: jackie.oxley@googlemail.com

Leicestershire & Rutland LOC's AGM

Belmont Hotel, De Montfort Street, Leicester, LE1 7GR

Annual AGM

2018-05-08 19:00:00 - 2018-05-08 21:00:00

Contact name: Cindy Jones

Contact email: leics_rutland_loc@btinternet.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

Bolton LOC's AGM

Britannia Bolton Hotel, Beaumont Road, Bolton, BL3 4TA

Annual AGM

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

Contact name: Karen Hunter

Contact email: karenhjones@btinternet.com

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