What you'll do

A rare and fantastic opportunity for an Optometrist to join as a Joint Venture Partner across two well established stores with a large database of loyal customers in Wangaratta and Benalla, VIC.


About the stores/opportunity:

In partnership with the existing Joint Venture Partners, be responsible for the daily operations of the Specsavers store, whilst leading your team to provide customers with the highest standards of service and eye care. The regional city of Wangaratta is centrally located in the north-east of Victoria. The region has plenty to offer when it comes to attractions. There are all the wonderful local regional events and festivals, markets, rivers, national parks, gardens, historic buildings, eateries, nearby wineries and historic towns. Wangaratta is well placed as the central town in a region full of wonderful experience.


Benalla is a town that lies on the Broken River a short drive from Wangaratta. The store is located in prime position, in a busy commercial centre on Bridge Street, which is conveniently located next to major supermarkets, banks, newsagents, restaurants, cafes and other retail service providers.  Lake Benalla which is surrounded by parkland and walking tracks is popular for swimming and boating, as is the town’s botanical gardens which feature an art gallery, memorial and Benalla’s famous rose gardens


  • Specsavers Benalla opened in 2008 and Specsavers Wangaratta opened in 2019
  • Across both stores offers 7 test rooms, 17 dispense points, 2 dedicated Audiology rooms, over 2100 frame count, and state-of-the-art equipment including OCT machines


As a Specsavers Joint Venture Partner, you will have access to the following benefits:


  • Administrative support, including payroll, accounts payable and quarterly BAS
  • Specsavers’ market-leading brand driving customers to your store
  • A market-rate salary and superannuation in addition to your share of store profits
  • Annual leave and access to exclusive wellbeing workshops


Why choose Specsavers?


  • Specsavers are rated the market leader for eye tests, and the retailer of choice for contact lenses in Australia and New Zealand.
  • We are on a continual mission to transforming eye health by: eliminating preventable vision loss and blindness, including Glaucoma and Diabetes, through improved prevention and early detection.
  • In 2021, we are detecting glaucoma in 1.43% of our patients, nearly matching the reported national prevalence rate of 1.5%
  • Proud to have well and truly reached 200,000 KeepSight registrations
  • In April 2021, Specsavers had surpassed their target of registering 200,000 patients for their KeepSight initiative, with 80% of KeepSight registered patients who were due for their eye test attending on time
  • We are continuously working to reduce the 50% of people with diabetes who do not receive regular eye checks
  • We estimate our Optometrists have reduced the level of undiagnosed glaucoma among our patients by at least 60%


For a confidential chat about this opportunity, contact Kimberley Forbes on M +61 (0) 429 566 846 or E kimberley.forbes@specsavers.com



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