What you'll do

What we can offer you
At Specsavers, we know that to be your best and reach your full potential you need to work somewhere that will bring out your best. We pride ourselves on offering a workplace with a supportive, driven, flexible and inclusive culture. Which is why we’ve been accredited as a Great Place to Work for the last five years running, and listed as one of Australia’s Best Places to Work for 2023


Here’s a taste of just some of our perks: 

  • Quarterly bonus scheme
  • Two free pairs of glasses each year 
  • On-site free parking
  • Birthday leave, Volunteer leave and Paid Parental Leave
  • Health & Wellbeing programs 
  • Fully funded social club – provides a wide range of activities throughout the year


So, if you like the sound of working for a company that’s dedicated to improving the lives of both their staff and customers – we think you’d look good at Specsavers. 
The Role & Team
We have a unique opportunity for an Optometrist to join our Graduate Optometry Team on a full-time, permanent basis. Reporting into the Senior Graduate Optometry Development Manager for ANZ, you will work in partnership with the two other Graduate Optometry Development Managers to help lead the delivery of the industry leading Specsavers Graduate Program. 


Your day-to-day will involve working with graduates and store partners to support the clinical and professional development of early-career optometrists. You will utilise your optometric knowledge to provide essential input, guaranteeing that our graduate recruitment and development initiatives align with the clinical and personal development needs of our optometrists. 


As our new Graduate Optometry Development Manager, you will have a knack for influencing, connecting and empathising with a wide range of stakeholders. This is the perfect opportunity for you to shift your Optometry career in a new and unique direction!


At Specsavers, we believe in adopting a hybrid approach to support our people and the future of work. When not working from an alternative location, this role will be based at our Support Office in Port Melbourne.  


The skills we are looking for:

  • Significant professional experience as an Optometrist
  • Completion of the two-year Specsavers Graduate Program 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to deliver Graduate Program Workshops to small and large audiences
  • Ability to build rapport with professionals at all levels and work collaboratively within a fast-paced environment 
  • Highly organised and strong attention to detail 

About Us
Specsavers are rated the market leader for eye tests, the retailer of choice for contact lenses and one of the fastest growing hearing providers in Australia and New Zealand. We are on a continual mission to transform eye and hearing health by eliminating preventable vision loss and blindness, including Glaucoma and Diabetes, through improved prevention and early detection, as well as providing accessible and affordable hearing care.


At Specsavers we believe a diverse, inclusive, and flexible culture enables our people to bring their whole selves to work and be proud of doing so. When it comes to flexibility, we understand that one size doesn't fit all. Our flexible working at Specsavers enables us to work in ways that support our lifestyle to help us balance our career with the other important things in life.

Creating a great place to work for our people is pinnacle to us and along with our Behaviours is at the core of everything we do. We like to think it’s a fun and positive place to work – why not have a look for yourself https://join.specsavers.com/au/department/support-office/    
Applicants for the role are required to have current working rights as per, relevant government legislation.

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