The team at Specsavers Burton-on-Trent is celebrating its long-serving members of staff.
Many members of staff have shown years of dedication to the store, including store director Linda Joyce, who joined when it opened in September 1992.
Other long-serving members of staff include optometrist, Catherine Robinson, who has celebrated 25 years at the store, both dispensing supervisor, Sam Wheeler and optometrist, Esther Keen have been part of the team for 22 years and clinical supervisor June Lee, dispensing supervisor, Jackie Piechowicz and optical assistant, Sue Taylor have all celebrated 15 years of service.
‘We’re lucky to have been able to celebrate so many milestones in the 27 years we’ve been open. It’s an incredible feeling to be part of a team with so many dedicated members,’ said Linda. ‘It’s also nice for our customers to come in and see familiar, friendly faces for every appointment.’
Further celebrations include dispensing optician, Luke Foster for a decade of service, as well as optical assistant Shazia Yasmin, who has celebrated five years with the team. Luke has qualified as a dispensing optician since joining the store, while Shazia, who joined the team on a part-time basis while at university, now works full time in store and is studying for further optical qualifications.