Specsavers Wembley are backing the next generation of optometrists with the news that an optometry student from the University of Hertfordshire has joined the team.

The store, in the High Road, has welcomed Jayant Hirani as a pre-reg optometrist. He is keen to apply his skills to working life.

A great opportunity

Jayant said: ‘It’s a great opportunity to apply my knowledge from two and a half years at university to real-life situations.

'I’m very keen to get to know the team and learn the way the practice works.’

Jayant will continue his studies while he works, and will graduate in 2019.

A word from the store director

Rakesh Kapoor, store director in Wembley, said: ‘I hope his placement will provide a firm foundation in building his career and making him a good optometrist.

‘I’m sure his eagerness to learn will be a breath of fresh air for the store.’

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