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Updated October 2023.

About Specsavers

Company Overview
We are an international privately-owned healthcare retailer with more than 2,600 optical. audiology, domiciliary and ophthalmology businesses across 11 countries. We pride ourselves on making a difference to almost 43 million customers worldwide through our professional care, clinical expertise, best-value products, and high-quality service. Our businesses, which are locally owned and run by expert clinical and retail partners, provide optical, audiology, domiciliary and ophthalmology services across the UK. Our colleagues and partners work together to reduce vision loss, hearing loss, and blindness through prevention, early detection, and eye/hearing health management.
Specsavers Head Office

United Kingdom

Company Culture at Specsavers

The employee experience below at Specsavers, compared to a typical company.

78% of employees at Specsavers say it is a great place to work*, compared to 54% of employees at a typical UK based company.
Typical Company
*Responses to the statement “Taking everything into account, I would say this is a great place to work.” vs. a typical UK company.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their sexual orientation.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their race.


This is a physically safe place to work.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their sex.


When you join the company, you are made to feel welcome.

Working at Specsavers

One of our store teams.
Celebrating our Empowered Together colleague network group focused on ensuring we celebrate women in our business.
Colleagues on our award-winning New Talent Programme.
Apprentices in store develop knowledge, skills, and behaviours through job-specific and supported training.
Enjoying celebrations at one of our fancy dress parties.

Best Workplaces Lists

Great Place To Work® is proud to recognise Specsavers on the following Best Workplaces Lists.

Interested in a career at Specsavers, or just want to know more?

To discover what sets Specsavers apart and explore relevant career opportunities, take a look at their website.

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