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Apprentice Optical Assistant - Specsavers - Sudbury Specsavers - Sudbury

Join our team as an Optical Assistant, and you’ll discover why at Specsavers, we pride ourselves on providing the foundation for exciting, long-term careers – a home where your previous optical expertise will be truly valued and where you’ll be given the opportunity to thrive.

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Closing date: 15 Nov 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Varied - but will include weekends. (Shifts to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000041488

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Specsavers is looking for the next Apprentice Superstar to join their enthusiastic, customer focused team! This is the perfect opportunity to kickstart your career in a opticians and gain industry knowledge. What does the role involve? • Welcoming customers into store • Booking in eye tests • Pre-screening patients • Providing style advice • Measuring frames • Taking phone calls Your on-the-job training will sit alongside structured learning that will lead to a nationally recognised qualification. At the end of your year as an apprentice, you’ll be a fully-fledged Level 2 Optical Assistant. Over the course of thirteen months with us, you’ll: • Earn a salary – paid monthly • Gain valuable work experience in a full-time role • Receive comprehensive and structured training, supported by a qualified assessor • Deliver high-quality products and services in an innovative retail environment • Become part of a team working towards a common goal • Be entitled to paid holidays

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Retailer level 2 qualification including Functional Skills in Maths and English if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Lots of opportunity depending on the path they choose

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Communication skills, Customer care skills, Friendly, Organisation skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

Fast paced environment, store facing role, will need to speak to customers

About the employer

We’ve been a family-run business for over 35 years, working together with our store partners to provide the best value optometry, audiology and other healthcare service for our customers. You’ll find us in the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Spain, Australia and New Zealand, employing over 38,000 people who work across our 2,293 stores, as well as in our support offices and throughout the supply chain.

Employer

Specsavers - Sudbury

Address

6a Market Hill,

Sudbury

CO10 2EA

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Training

Training provider

QUBE QUALIFICATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Retailer

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 15 Nov 2022