Administrative Assistant - BEDFORD

Competitive plus benefits
07 Dec 2017
12 Dec 2017
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Administrative Assistant - BEDFORD Role summary



Discover what solid support feels like. 

For our stores to run like clockwork we need sound support behind the scenes – and that’s where you come in. 

Organised and methodical, you’ll tackle a variety of admin tasks, from answering phones and processing invoices, to filing records and sending out letters.

The aim is to provide a top-notch administrative service that will support the store’s success, for this your responsibilities would include:

Supporting the Directors and Leadership teams with the effective management and implementation of all compliance policies/strategies/expectations.

Reviewing and maintaining all aspects of health and safety policies and update standards when required with the ambition to achieve and maintain Platinum status.

Review, monitor and ensure all business policies are up to date and relevant.

Total responsibility for NHS compliance and training and development of the NHS Team.

Ensure all NHS standards are met and relevant audits completed and actions reviewed and implemented and communicated to the business Directors.

Manage and maintain all compliance diaries(Shield Yourself) and review and update policies when required.

Manage and track all building maintenance and ensure supplier contracts are current and cost effective.

Liaise with the whole team to constantly develop and maintain standards and monitor and maintain ‘Platinum Employer’ accreditation standards.

Make the grade, and you’ll soon be a crucial member of the team. 

No experience in the optical/hearcare industry? Not a problem. Our training will fill you in on how our business works and the products we offer. All we ask is that you’re efficient, approachable and great in a team – a skilled Administrator who’s flexible and understands the changing needs of the store.

Specsavers has been going from strength to strength, ever since the business started back in 1984. We strive for the highest clinical standards – and believe that the customer should be at the heart of everything we do. We also recognise that our people are critical to our past and future success – so we do everything we can to make sure they get the experience and career they’re looking for: from outstanding training and a personal development plan, to excellent benefits and unstinting support. The business has nearly 1,500 stores across 12 countries – and is still growing. We want you to be part of this outstanding success story.

Platinum Employer

This store is an accredited Platinum Employer, which means you can expect an exceptional employee experience every single day you work here. The Platinum Employer Scheme is part of our drive to become a famous place to work and stores with this accreditation have been verified on five key employer standards – Recruitment, Performance Management and Reward, Talent Management, Learning and Development and Employee Engagement.

This vacancy will close once we have filled all available assessment places. We therefore highly recommend early applications.