Fitness to Practise for Empoyers
The General Optical Council (GOC)†has launched†guidance targeted at optical employers, to explain what they should do if they have concerns about a GOC registrantís fitness to practise.
The guidance outlines what is expected of those employing registered optometrists, dispensing opticians and students. It explains the sorts of complaints the GOC can and canít deal with, what happens if a fitness to practise complaint is made against a registered employee, and what information the GOC can share with the employer about the allegation. The investigation process is also set out in full, to ensure employers are informed about each step of the process.
The full document can be downloaded below.