Working as an Optician
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We’ve been a family-run business for over 35 years, working together with our partners to provide the best value optometry, audiology and other healthcare service for our customers both instore and supporting local communities at home. You’ll find us in the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Spain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand employing over 35,000 people who work across our stores, support offices and supply chain function.
Boots Opticians is one of the leading optical chains in the UK. We aim to attract, develop and retain the best people, who are passionate about providing outstanding service and care for our customers. In return we’ll provide you with the tools and skills to be your best, along with support and development to help you progress your career with us.
It’s now been nearly three decades since we opened the very first Vision Express store in Gateshead’s Metro Centre. We’ve come a very long way since then. But our guiding principle remains the same. And that’s to provide an unparalleled level of customer service. A truly individual service, delivered in a professional yet welcoming environment where vision is taken seriously. Through organic growth and acquisition there are now nearly 600 Vision Express stores across the UK, Jersey and the Republic of Ireland – from big city destinations to local high street stores. Following our acquisition of Tesco Opticians, you’ll now find us in Tesco stores too.
Boots UK (boots.com) is the largest pharmacy-led health and beauty chain in the UK and its purpose is to champion everyone’s right to feel good. With 2,336* stores and a team of around 52,000* colleagues, of which approximately 6,600* are registered pharmacists, the Boots brand has been at the heart of local communities across the UK since 1849. Boots UK is committed to providing exceptional customer and patient care and being the first choice for pharmacy, beauty, healthcare and wellness, alongside offering its innovative portfolio of product brands, including No7, the UK’s No1 skincare brand, Soap & Glory, Liz Earle, Sleek MakeUP and YourGoodSkin. Boots UK is part of the Retail Pharmacy International division of Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA), which is a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy, touching millions of lives every day through dispensing and distributing medicines, and through its convenient retail locations, digital platforms and health and beauty products. More company information is available at boots-uk.com. *As of Aug. 31, 2020
WHY JOIN US Whatever role you play at Asda, you are part of a business where everyone is focused on making life better for our customers. You’re also part of a business whose vision, scale and culture makes it uniquely equipped to lead the ongoing retail revolution. Every day, in every area of our business, we are reimagining the possibilities of in-store and online retail. Ours is a fast-paced business, but it’s also a fun and friendly one that’s open to new ideas and embraces change. There’s always something new to learn at Asda. That’s why it couldn’t be a more exciting time to join us. WHO WE ARE Founded in the 1960s in Yorkshire, and still true to its Yorkshire roots, Asda is one of Britain’s leading retailers. Dedicated colleagues serve customers from our network of stores and online services, including supercentres, superstores, supermarkets, Living stores, petrol filling stations and depots across the UK. More than 18 million people shop with Asda every week and 98 per cent of UK homes are served by www.asda.com. OUR VALUES At Asda our mission is to be the most trusted retailer. We help our customers to 'Save money. Live better’ We value: Service to our customers Respect for the individual Striving for excellence Acting with integrity
Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy, touching millions of lives every day through dispensing and distributing medicines, and through its convenient retail locations, digital platforms and health and beauty products. The company has more than 100 years of trusted healthcare heritage and innovation in community pharmacy and pharmaceutical wholesaling. WBA is one of the world’s largest purchasers of prescription drugs and many other health and well-being products. The company’s size, scale and expertise will help position us to expand the supply of, and address the rising cost of, prescription drugs in the U.S. and worldwide. The company’s portfolio of retail and business brands includes Walgreens, Duane Reade, Boots and Alliance Healthcare, as well as increasingly global health and beauty product brands, such as No7, Soap & Glory, Liz Earle, Botanics, Sleek MakeUP and YourGoodSkin.
We’re the NHS, one of the best health services in the world. These Healthcare Support Worker roles are the perfect entry point to a healthcare career. You don’t need any experience. A passion for helping people and hardworking nature is all you need to have a lasting, positive impact on people’s lives. There’s lots of choice. There are a huge range of Healthcare Support Worker roles across our different patient settings. You could be on the maternity units, helping older people in their homes, or in the heart of our hospital wards. You’re guaranteed hands-on as well as formal training, not to mention career-long opportunities. Plus, you’re practically guaranteed a job for life. It really is a job like no other. Check out our Healthcare Support Worker in-person hiring events page to find out information about the next event near you https://www.indeed.com/job-search-services/nhs
As a leading multinational retailer, with more than 360,000 colleagues, we aim to serve customers every day with affordable, healthy and sustainable food – to help them enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. Founded in 1919 by Jack Cohen using the £30 he received on leaving the Royal Flying Corp, we’ve come a long way from his small market stall in East London. Today over 400,000 colleagues work across our stores, offices, distribution and customer engagement centres in the UK, Europe and Asia. Share our passion for the people, products and places that make us great, and we can offer opportunities to get on with the right support to develop your skills. If you’re looking for work-life balance, a collaborative culture and flexible ways of working, explore our world at www.tesco-careers.com