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Specsavers Careers and Employment

About us
Specsavers is the world’s largest privately owned optical group, with more than 2,000 stores operating in 10 countries. We have over 850 stores in the UK and Ireland alone and over 50 domiciliary partnerships. Each business is part-owned and managed by its directors and supported by specialist teams in areas such as marketing, accounting, IT and the – more... supply chain.

Our people and culture make Specsavers a great place to work. We are a family run business with strong values that we live by every day. Each person is unique and encouraged to be the best they can be. We have a strong work hard/play hard ethos and run regular social events so our people and their families can feel part of the Specsavers family too. Learn more about #Lifeatspecsavers here: https://join.specsavers.com

“We’re now a multi-category business with optics, home visits, contact lenses, audiology and broader eyecare services all playing a part in being recognised as a trusted healthcare brand. One critical element of our success is having 37,000 passionate and highly-skilled people as global partners, store teams, office and manufacturing and distribution colleagues – at the heart of everything we do. What our 38 million customers across the globe really remember is great human interactions: the special care and attention that our people provide every day.”

Doug Perkins – Chairman and Founder

Our recruitment is managed directly by our own in-house recruitment team. To find out more about any of our current opportunities or to register your interest, call us on 01566 771888, or visit https://join.specsavers.com
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What is it like to work at Specsavers?

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What are people saying about the leadership at Specsavers?

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CEO Approval is based on 492 ratings
Fast paced, dynamic environment
Written by Optical Dispenser (Former Employee) from Tweed Heads NSW on 19 March 2020
This was a fast paced team environment within a retail store.

Training was provided on an ongoing basis and I worked well and happily in the Ballina branch for 1.5 years part-time. Since a full time role didn't become available, I elected to transfer to a different store.

Though these are franchised businesses the management style and procedures
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What did candidates say about the interview at Specsavers?

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Based on 24 interviews
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About a day or two
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