Life a little eat, sleep, work, repeat? You should think about a career change with Specsavers.
At Specsavers, we have a fantastic opportunity to become a qualified Audiologist (Hearing Aid Dispenser or HAD) and earn whilst you learn. So, if you’re looking for a new exciting career, are passionate about delivering excellent healthcare, and want a role where you are making a difference, please keep reading as this might be just what you’ve been looking for.
Location: Banbury Specsavers
Start Date: ASAP
University Course Commences, January 2024
Work Pattern: 5 out of 7 days (including weekends)
What can I expect from the programme?
Before the course starts, we will embed you into the Specsavers culture and you will learn the basics of audiology and patient interactions. During your training you will develop a professional skillset, enabling you to provide diagnostic audiology and rehabilitation services, dispense hearing aids, and perform wax removal.
The course is a university college led programme that includes online lectures and 7-11 weeks of residential at the college you are studying at. In addition to this, you will be supported by a registered Health Care and Professionals Council (HCPC) supervisor who will be your mentor throughout the duration of your apprenticeship.
We’re looking for candidates who can start this Autumn/Winter, you’ll then be enrolled onto the HAD course to start in January 2024, which typically runs for around 17 months.
The course is a fully funded level 5 apprenticeship, once completed you will be a qualified Audiologist and able to register with the HCPC as a Hearing Aid Dispenser. But your career does not stop here, there is ongoing training and support, progression opportunities, and the ability to own your very own Specsavers store in the future.
What will I earn?
In the first 6 months, you will earn a salary of £25,000, this increases to £29,000 during months 7-12 and £35,000 after 12 months and until you qualify. *
What we’re looking for
We’re particularly keen to hear from candidates who are looking for a career change and have experience in the following areas;
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