Careers at Specsavers

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  • Optical Assistant - Arklow

    Let us develop your career and take you further! Join our team at Arklow as an Optical Assistant, and you’ll discover why at Specsavers, we pride ourselves on providing the foundation for exciting, long-term careers – a home where your previous opti...

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    Administrative Assistant - TUNBRIDGE WELLS

    TUNBRIDGE WELLS SPECSAVERS   FULL-TIME TO INCLUDE WEEKEND AND LATE NIGHT WORKING Discover what solid support feels like. For our stores to run like clockwork we need sound support behind the scenes – and that’s where you come in. Organised and m...

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  • Dispensing Manager - Arndale Centre

    The key to a glittering retail career? Clear vision. As Dispensing Manager, you’ll be on of the forces driving our store in the Arndale Centre progress, setting standards, inspiring staff and leading by example. For close to 30 years, Specsavers has...

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    Optometrist - Kettering, Northamptonshire

    Our business is growing at Specsavers in Kettering so we are now looking for a passionate Optometrist to join our enthusiastic team. The Optometrist that joins this superb store will work alongside their expert support team, providing a first-class ...

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  • Trainee Glazing Technician/Trainee Optical Assistant - BALBRIGGAN

    SHREWSBURY SPECSAVERS   FULL TIME TO INCLUDE  WEEKEND WORKING  You’ve got the motivation and the drive to learn what it takes to become a fully fledged Glazing Technician. Now you’ve found the business that shares your ambition: welcome to Specsav...

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    Optometrist - Southport, Lancashire

    The Opportunity of a Lifetime – the salary, the location, the lifestyle, the store…the only thing missing, is you!   The Role On the back of continued growth, we’re seeking a forward-thinking Optometrist to join our team in Southport, Lancashire ...

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  • Dispensing Optician - Wellingborough

    Specsavers has been going from strength to strength, ever since the business started back in 1984. We strive for the highest clinical standards – and believe that the customer should be at the heart of everything we do. We also recognise that our peo...

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    Dispensing Optician - Bradford Idle

    We see big things ahead. With a business like Specsavers in Bradford Idle, the future always looks interesting for Dispensing Opticians. After all, we’re the UK’s number one provider of professional eyecare – and we’re still growing. That means your...

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  • Optometrist - Launceston

    A Great Opportunity for your Future at Specsavers Launceston… Would you like to join a highly successful Specsavers store, with a great reputation for staff progression and the very highest standard in Customer Service? The Area Launceston is c...

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    Contact Lens Assistant - CHELMSFORD

    CHELMSFORD SPECSAVERS   PART TIME - SATURDAYS ONLY   There’s nothing quite like being part of the Specsavers team – and a business that’s going places. Join the Specsavers team as a Contact Lens Assistant in our store. Outstanding training, high...

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  • Trainee Optical Assistant - RUSHDEN

    RUSHDEN SPECSAVERS   FULL TIME TO INCLUDE WEEKEND WORKING   Let our training take you further Join our team as an Optical Assistant, and you’ll discover why at Specsavers, we pride ourselves on providing the foundation for exciting, long-term ca...

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    Credit Control Administrator

      At Specsavers, our vision is simple: to passionately provide best value eyecare to everyone, simply, clearly and consistently, exceeding customer expectations every time. To ensure our stores achieve this we continually invest in our staff. T...

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  • Life as a new JVP

    08 Jul 2016 10:15:39

    Michael Todd, Optometrist Director, Teignmouth   Q&A with Michael: How are you finding life in the partnership? Life is busy and good, feet on the ground in store now for 18months but has gone by very quickly!   Life certainly has changed since becoming a partner- principally a wider scope of things to concentrate on...

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    School’s out, and Specsavers is the place to be this summer for optom students

    22 Jun 2016 13:32:37

    Around 550 of the estimated 700 second-year optometry students across the UK will be learning the ropes through a four to six week placement in a Specsavers practice this summer. Cardiff University student Kamila Owsianik, 20, has just started her placement with Specsavers in Tiverton. She says: ‘I was really happy to get the offer...

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  • Optometrists gear up for enhanced services challenge

    15 Jun 2016 16:31:43

    More than 80 optometrists from multiples and independents were put through their paces at clinical skills workshops for MECS (minor eye conditions) and Glaucoma on Sunday 12 June at the University of Manchester The workshops were funded by Specsavers and open to all optometrists wherever they work. Most delegates came from Greater Manchester but some...

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    UK’s first autism-friendly optician is named

    13 Jun 2016 16:35:28

    Specsavers in Glasgow has been named the UK’s first autism-friendly optician. Staff at the busy Trongate store achieved The National Autistic Society’s Autism Friendly Award after making changes to reduce the difficulty and distress many autistic people feel during eye tests. This included introducing weekly quiet times and a chill out area, creating a pamphlet...

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  • New Heads of Enhanced Optical Services join Specsavers

    26 May 2016 14:03:52

    Three leading optometrists with extensive clinical experience have joined Specsavers to play their part in taking forward the enhanced services revolution. They are Kiki Soteri, former Lecturer in Optometry at Plymouth University, Satvinder Singh Soomal, former Deputy Head of Optometry at Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, and Hayley Moore, former National Optometry Development Manager for...

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    Pioneering glaucoma scheme live in Gwent

    20 May 2016 14:33:43

    Specsavers in Newport is one of three high street opticians in Gwent selected to provide a pioneering glaucoma service in the community by the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board. Thousands of Gwent residents at risk of developing glaucoma will be able to access specialist eye care close to their homes either with Specsavers in their...

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  • Spotlight on kids’ eyecare at Specsavers

    21 Apr 2016 10:07:55

    Children’s eyecare at Specsavers is in the spotlight as part of ABDO Insight 2016, a news and current affairs style programme released this week by ITN Productions and the Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO). Introducing the Specsavers news-style report, national newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky says, ‘It is predicted that patients with minor and some more...

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    Trio of stores succeed at optical Oscars

    13 Apr 2016 08:19:25

    Three Specsavers stores won big at Saturday’s Optician Awards in Birmingham. The Chelmsley Wood store took home the Contact Lens Patient Engagement Award, while Nottingham’s Suzanne Czerwinski was named Contact Lens Practitioner of the Year. The Torquay store, pictured above, saw off competition from Specsavers Chippenham and Salford to pick up the Multiple Practice of...

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  • Experience our world-class clinical and professional development programme

    07 Apr 2016 10:23:36

    There’s lots of interest in the clinical and professional development programme on our Optrafair stand at the NEC this weekend. Available for the first time to people outside Specsavers, it includes: Mike Horler on ARMD schemes in community optometry Using extensive case examples, Mike will explain how to interpret and diagnose OCT scans of the macular,...

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    Specsavers stands up for optical profession at Optrafair

    06 Apr 2016 07:19:53

    With its biggest stand yet, an extensive professional development programme, and a keynote speech from co-founder Doug Perkins, Specsavers is signalling its confidence in the future of the optical profession this year at Optrafair, the UK’s leading optical exhibition. The stand itself, located at the entrance to the exhibition, will be one of the first...

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