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Boots Opticians

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  • 6.1/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £9.70 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
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    July 2020
  • 4.8/10

    Optical consultant

    • £9.60 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. No paid breaks
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    July 2020
  • 8.7/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £9.37 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. Not enough training
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    July 2020
  • 2.9/10

    Senior optical consultant

    • Manages people
    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Minimum sick pay
    2. Not enough training
    3. Don’t get proper breaks
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    May 2020
  • 4.2/10

    Assistant manager

    • £18,500 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. One week notice of their shifts
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    March 2020
  • 6.5/10

    Trainee eoptical consultant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Not enough training
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    December 2019
  • 3.8/10

    Optical consultant

    • £8.62 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    The level of work does not match the pay, it’s a blanket hourly rate across the store in different departments and specialist departments with more work and more training do not get paid more than general assistants who do basic work

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    October 2019
  • 8.2/10

    Optical consultant

    • £7.00 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Good for students
    3. One week notice of their shifts
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    October 2019
  • 6.8/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £10.50 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice

    Best thing

    You can progress if you work hard

    Worst thing

    Pay

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    October 2019
  • 3.8/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £10.20 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Stressed
    3. Hard to change shifts

    Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    The increasing rudeness and lack of respect from customers and no back up about this from higher management

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    October 2019
  • 7.2/10

    Optical consultant

    • £13,000 per year, working a 31 hour week
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    Work with a good team.

    Worst thing

    When short staffed expected to do too much.

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    October 2019
  • 7.4/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £9.00 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Hard to take holidays

    Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Having to work weekends and bank holidays

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    October 2019
  • 7.9/10

    Dispensing optician

    • £20,400 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Patient care

    Worst thing

    Time restraints

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    October 2019
  • 5.2/10

    Optical consultant

    • £8.60 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Not enough staff and training

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    October 2019
  • 6.8/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £10.00 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Paid accurately
    3. No paid breaks
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    October 2019
  • 7.4/10

    Manager

    • Manages people
    • £25,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    My staff

    Worst thing

    Stress not hitting budget

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    October 2019
  • 5.9/10

    Optical consultant

    • £23.00 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Lack of praise if the shop had done well on sales but always told when we aren't doing well

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    October 2019
  • 5.5/10

    Senior optical consultant

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Pay

    Worst thing

    People

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    October 2019
  • 5.9/10

    Optical consultant

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Three weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    Pay

    Worst thing

    Stress

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    October 2019
  • 7.2/10

    Senior optical consultant

    • £9.02 per hour
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. No paid breaks
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    October 2019
  • 4.9/10

    Optical assistant

    • £8.33 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Good for students
    2. Not enough training
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Making patients feel comfortable and happy. Working with the colleagues.

    Worst thing

    Not enough training. Can be stressful sometimes.

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    September 2019