Practice Manager

A practice manager is needed for a mixed practice in Cookham, Berkshire

Start date: To be confirmed

The post holder will be directly accountable to the Area Manager and Regional Manager for the overall performance of the role.

Take line management responsibility for dental receptionists, dental nurses and in house cleaning staff, including responsibility for motivation, objective setting and appraisal
Maintain and enforce work rotas, including arranging for and undertaking the recruitment and selection of permanent and temporary staff
Arrange staff induction and provide training support of new staff
Be the first point of contact for staff in relation to grievance and disciplinary procedures.
Keep and monitor staff records particularly with regard to sickness absence and annual leave
Liaise with the Human Resources and Payroll Department with regard to staffing matters.
Keep the practices contracts of employment up to date.
Coordinate arrangements for regular staff performance reviews and annual appraisals
Organise, participate in, and minute practice meetings

Take responsibility for and supervise all banking procedures, including deposits, payments and checking bank statements
Arrange the payment of nurses and receptionists
Ensure the operation of the patient payment policy and the collection of outstanding debts
Compile and submit accurate and complete monthly returns of banking, clinicians’ income and lab bills.
Managing KPI’s and practice targets & budgets


Undertake any reasonable duties allocated by the Area & Regional Managers. The job holder will also be involved in working with the team to implement key processes and procedures which will enable improvements to the recruitment practices.

Other duties may involve:
Work at other practice locations as and when required.
Attend refresher and updates training for medical emergencies and CPR
Act in accordance with the practice rules and code of conduct
Other duties as necessary for the efficient operation of the practice (perhaps including the duties and tasks of a dental nurse or receptionist in exceptional circumstances)
Undergo training as may be required to develop your skills and abilities

Comply with general managerial responsibility for ensuring all policies and procedures are implemented and applied effectively to comply with CQC regulations as you will be registered as CQC registered Practice Manager. Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory disclosure report from the Disclosure and Barring Service

Salary to be discussed at interview stage

For more information contact Jade and quote reference DEN-48619
Call us on 01332 609318
Email us at [email protected]
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