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Branch Manager

We have roles for a Branch Manager in the following branches:

Look sharp

Got an eye for style? Love helping people choose a new look?

If you’ve been successfully managing another branch, and you’ve got a GOC Dispensing Optician qualification under your belt, plus you care about customers and want to help them live life to the full, we should be talking.

Naturally, you’ll be a great communicator and a manager who knows just how to get the best out of their team. In return, we’ll give you a competitive salary plus an attractive benefits package and a great place to work.

Dispensers at Leightons go above and beyond to give our customers the special treatment and show we care. Plus, our branch managers set the store’s standards high and inspire others to follow in their footsteps.

Read on to find out more.

Who we are

Leightons Opticians and Hearing Care is family owned. We have been in business now for over 86 years by caring deeply about our customers.

Our vital statistics:

  • There are 22 lovingly created, company-owned, stores
  • Plus, 9 proudly franchised outlets, 2 JVs, 1 that has its own totally unique identity – Spectrum Eyecare, and growing…
  • Employing 227 happy and caring employees
  • Helping 1000s of customers to see… to hear… to live life to the full

Why choose us?

Because we care…

We are an optician with a genuine commitment to customer care. We care deeply about our customers, staff, suppliers and our local communities.

We see things differently

We believe in taking time to deliver a genuinely personalised service. Because great service makes people happy, and happy people stay with us for longer. It’s simple really.

The sky’s the limit

Find all the support and training that you need to develop in your role. Have world-class suppliers at your fingertips and a top class team to help you deliver the very best care to customers.

A competitive salary plus an attractive benefits package including:

  • Bonus scheme (unusually it’s uncapped!)
  • A contribution towards a Gym/Club membership
  • Professional indemnity insurance paid
  • 27 days holidays
  • Staff discounts

Who we look for

There are all kinds of people working at Leightons but we find they broadly fit into the same kind of mould:

  • People who care about other people
  • People who listen
  • People who want to do the right thing
  • People who adapt to change easily and aren’t content to sit still
  • People who are motivated and driven and want to be the best they can be
  • People who are fun to work with
  • People who love life and want to help others live it to the full


If you would like more information about this or any of our other roles, please call us on 01252 823400 or use the form on this page to apply now.

If you would prefer to have a confidential discussion or meeting before applying, send us an email ( or call us on 01252 823419