Grow your own way with Specsavers
Specsavers is a great British success story – a family-run retailer that is a familiar name on almost every high street in the UK and Ireland.
The legendary catchphrase – ‘Should’ve gone to Specsavers’ – is used by everyone and its warm and witty marketing has won a place in people’s hearts. However, we are more than just an advertising campaign and more than just retailer – our purpose is to change lives through better sight and hearing. It’s why we exist, every day, all around the world.
Kyle - Audiology Apprentice
Hear why Kyle chose an apprenticeship at Specsavers and how it’s opened so many different doors for him in terms of career paths and friendships.
We want to make a difference to people’s lives, including yours
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Perks and benefits
Learning and development
Joining Specsavers was the best decisionI was supported to develop into the best optometrist. Upon qualifying in 2013, I sat down with my director to make a five-yeah plan and I furthered my Clinical Education and undertook independent prescribing training
I love working at Specsavers. Every day brings a new opportunity.I’ve been supported to do a variety of roles including secondments to try something new, from HR to more specialist roles, building relationships with people all over the Specsavers globe.
It isn’t just a jobI believe it’s a real change to learn from brilliant professionals and build a solid foundation for my career where there a clear path of progression.
Anglia Ruskin University
Aston University, Birmingham
De Montfort University
University of Southampton
University Centre South Devon – South Devon College
We are a family run business that is driven by family values, and it is this culture that is the foundation that allows everything else to be possible. Joining us means joining an ambitious yet down to earth group of people who thrive at a high pace. You’ll be encouraged to unearth new skills, abilities, and opportunities, and push yourself like never before. We work hard but we have loads of fun along the way. We promise more than simply a job and a workplace, but a career and a team. And a career where you can truly make a difference.
Our Specsavers values make clear what it is we stand for. They help to guide our decision making. Our values have been integral to us for many years, and we’ve recently reviewed, refreshed and simplified them. At Specsavers we do the right thing, we care for one another and we deliver on our promises – this is what we stand for. Our Specsavers behaviours help us to bring to life these values every day through our actions. They demonstrate how we work now, and, in the future to help Specsavers to continue to thrive and grow.
Rising Star Team Manager of the Year (Gold Award) - UK National Contact Centre Awards
Best Colleague Wellbeing Programme (Silver Award) - UK National Contact Centre Awards
No. 22 in the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers rankings