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Sittingbourne goes Platinum

20 July, 2017
Specsavers in Sittingbourne is awarded the prestigious Platinum Employer Award
Martin McNamara, Specsavers regional marketing manager for Kent, presents store director Jia Chiang and store manager Sarah with the award

Specsavers in Sittingbourne has recently been named as a Platinum Employer in recognition of its dedication to employee engagement, wellbeing and career development.

The store, which currently has a team of 35, was externally assessed against five key areas including talent management, recruitment and induction, and learning and development to achieve the business accreditation.

Hard work paid off

Jia Chiang Cheong, store director at Specsavers in Sittingbourne, said: ‘This is something we’ve been working hard to achieve, so we were delighted to receive the news.

‘Our team are the heart of our store, and we want to make sure that each member of staff has every opportunity to achieve their full potential and get the best out of their career at Specsavers.’ 

The prestigious Platinum Employer scheme was designed to support the recruitment and retention of store staff across the UK and Ireland.

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