Head of People


Consult are proud to be working in such close partnership with a UK leading company; providing high-end Optical and Hearing Services to patients, a company that is entering an exciting phase of growth across both the Optometry and Audiology sectors, respectively.

We are now looking for a Head of People that will sit in the senior leadership team, a strategically aligned position to lead, manage and develop the HR, Learning & Development and Recruitment teams to deliver the People and HR strategy, creating high-performing teams recognised across the industries.

With an outstanding remuneration package and direct influence on the internal operations and key people strategy, this is an enviable career opportunity to drive positive change internally whilst always aligning to the vision - improving patient outcome.


  • Develop and lead the companywide HR/People strategy
  • Building and developing teams to meet the strategic aims across Leightons and THCP
  • Creation of market leading candidate attraction, assessment, selection and induction processes
  • Build and maintain continuing strategies towards performance improvement, including performance improvement models for managers, PDP for staff, definable career development pathways. PIP framework
  • Review HR policies and practices, up-skilling managers on capability and performances, ensuring compliance to best practice and employment law
  • Introduction and implementation of systems to automate and improve paper based systems and streamline processes

About You

  • Extensive professional background in Human Resources – experience in Audiology/Optometry preferable
  • Recognised HR qualification
  • Proven experience in developing on boarding and staff retention strategies, as well as organisational change
  • Grounded knowledge of employment law and legislation
  • Ability to work as part of a wider, cohesive senior team
  • Strong leadership capabilities
If you are interested in the above role then please apply or get in touch to discuss further.
Patrick Reed Managed by Patrick Reed
apply Posted - 04.05.2021

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