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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

RELOCAT£ with Specsavers – Live life in Norfolk and Suffolk

This month our relocation series takes us to East Anglia. The counties of Norfolk and Suffolk boast some of the most beautiful scenery in the UK. Clifftop walks await, along with stunning beaches, historic coastal resorts, the tranquil and timeless Norfolk Broads and cosmopolitan cities and towns such as Norwich and Ipswich. East Anglia really […]

RELOCAT£ with Specsavers – Live life in Somerset and Wiltshire

This month our relocation series takes us to Wiltshire and Somerset. These counties really do have something for everyone – from small towns with boutique shops, independent restaurants and renowned farmers markets to cosmopolitan cities, such as the beautiful city of Bath. Not to mention the numerous beaches, idyllic countryside and the calming serenity of […]

RELOCAT£ with Specsavers – Live life in Wales

This month our relocation series takes us to Wales. From the beautiful landscapes of the Brecon Beacons – with luscious waterfalls and wonderful countryside, to diverse cities, such as Cardiff and Swansea, Wales has something for everyone. You can enjoy the many picturesque coastlines, as well as the calming tranquillity and the peaks of Snowdonia […]

Emily Toy: How a Specsavers Apprenticeship opened the door to a bright future.

We spoke with Emily Toy from Specsavers Bodmin who has recently completed an Optical Assistant Apprenticeship. Emily told us about her Apprenticeship experience and the opportunities she now feels she has for her future. When did you first start your Apprenticeship? I started at Specsavers in June 2018; I didn’t have any previous experience, so […]

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