RELOCAT£ with Specsavers – Live life in Bristol and Gloucester

This month our relocation series takes us to the takes us to the historic and creative cities of Bristol and Gloucester. These cities offer something for everyone – from museums, galleries, bars, restaurants, boutique shops and cafes, to renowned farmers markets and beautiful countryside. We wanted to share some highlights of these wonderful locations and […]

International Women’s Day

Today we’re joining the celebrations for International Women’s Day Here at Specsavers, three of the four business categories – Domiciliary, Audiology and Newmedica – have female General Managers. We spoke to them about their career at Specsavers and the opportunities available across the company. Domiciliary General Manager Mel Roberts Mel has been with the company […]

Henna Basharat: from Lab Tech to Dispensing Optician

Focusing on International Women’s Day, we spoke to Henna Basharat, about her journey through the Specsavers Apprenticeship scheme to becoming a Student Dispensing Optician, and her proudest moments. Tell us a bit about your job and what you do at Specsavers? After my time as a Lab Technician, I am now a Student Dispensing Optician based in the Telford […]

Kejal Shah on why Domiciliary Optometry was a real eye opener for her

Kejal Shah is an Ophthalmic Domiciliary Director, her region covers Surrey and Kent. She spoke to us about the main reason she chose Specsavers Home Visits, the people she meets and the skills she has learnt through Domiciliary. Hi Kejal, thanks for talking to us, first of all, what’s your journey with Specsavers been like […]

Optometrist Eamon Tariq: From Pre-reg to Joint Venture Partnership in one year

Qualifying in 2020, Eamon Tariq, took the Specsavers Pathway to Partnership course and aged 28, is now a Joint Venture Partner. Starting out with Specsavers as a part-time Optical Advisor, while studying Optometry at University, he completed his pre-reg at the same store – joining the Pathway course as soon as he’d qualified. We caught […]

Lee Palmer, opens up about work-life balance, recruiting from the NHS and why he loves being a Specsavers Audiology Partner

We shared a virtual cuppa with Audiologist Partner, Lee Palmer, to chat about his career with Specsavers and the challenges 2020 brought. Specsavers hearcare accessible to all During the first lockdown, and throughout 2020, Lee really had to adapt. “We were still in the store and the door was locked, but people would constantly knock […]

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