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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 508 ratings
Alot of learning for a minimum wage job
Written by Dispensing Assistant (Former Employee) from Wexford on 30 December 2018
Most staff were nice but the ones who weren't outweighed them!! A lot of bullying & favoritism among staff and also management, i enjoyed the work itself & dealing with the public was nice, most days!! Hifh emphasis on upselling, whether the customer needed r not, unless your sales were high management not happy. High staff turn over at the moment, - more...
No late nights
Bullying, low pay
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What did candidates say about the interview at Specsavers?

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About a day or two
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