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 three 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 within our Professional Recruitment department on a permanent basis. Reporting into the Director of Professional Recruitment, you will work in partnership with the other Graduate Optometry Development Mangers to manage the delivery of the Specsavers Graduate Program, working with graduates and store partners to support the clinical and personal development of early-career optometrists, and to maximize their retention within the business. 


As the Graduate Optometry Development Manager, you will also provide important input to ensure that the delivery of our graduate recruitment and development efforts meet the clinical and personal development needs of optometrists. You will also provide an Optometrist voice to recruitment and clinical placement activity.

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 2-year Specsavers Graduate program 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to deliver graduate program workshops and 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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