Jason Scaife on why he chose Domiciliary Optometry

Covering the South Wales Coast, Cardiff based Domiciliary Optometrist Jason Scaife, is thoroughly enjoying his role with Specsavers Home Visits. After a few years working in store, his career advanced into Domiciliary. He moved from locum to a permanent role with Specsavers only last year. Starting with Specsavers I joined Specsavers last February on Valentine’s […]

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 […]

Managing logistics in Europe and Asia, while working remotely

John Carlisle, our Head of European Logistics Operations, talked to us about the challenges and changes of managing logistics for Specsavers during the pandemic. Tell us about your role at Specsavers and how this has been affected by Covid 19?  My role manages imports from Asia and Europe into our UK and European manufacturing & distribution sites.  I […]

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