Make the most of your application

The skills and experience that you need will vary according to the role you apply for. But there are certain qualities that we look for in every individual who joins Specsavers.

What are we looking for?

Among these qualities are a drive to deliver outstanding customer service and the ability to work well as part of a team. A natural curiosity is also important. After all, if you’re going to make a difference to our business, you’ve got to be genuinely interested in how that business works.

How do you apply?

Candidates will apply online. You will be asked to create a login which will be unique for you and will then take you to the next stage in the application process.

You will need to demonstrate that you have a passion in wanting to work with members of the public and deal with their needs confidently. You will be the face of Specsavers, and so effective communication skills are important.

What happens next?

Once you have submitted your CV, shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in an interview.

The exact process may vary between stores but could consist of an assessment as well as a panel interview with one or more of the managers.

What can i do to improve my chances?

If you really want to impress us at interview, we would advise that you visit our website and our facebook pages to gain a good understanding of the business.

You could also visit a local store and get a feel for our displays and the designers that we work with to develop our frames.

We want you to be passionate about optics and about giving our customers a fantastic Specsavers experience.


At Specsavers, we’re always looking to the future. Which is where people like you come in. Our apprenticeship scheme gives you the chance to really set yourself up for a great career in a fantastic company, and earn a full-time wage at the same time.

You’ll not only spend 13 months in a paid job, but also learn your trade while surrounded by our friendly, passionate and highly experienced team who’ll support you every step of the way

So, ready to grab your future with both hands? Then kick start your career with the Specsavers Apprenticeship programme.

Please note, we are currently reviewing all listed recruitment opportunities due to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and will be updating the Time To Apply information soon.

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