Our new-look Spectrum website is live!

This week Specsavers ANZ launched its new-look Spectrum website. Redesigned to provide optometrists and retailers with an easy-to-use job search interface, the new and improved site also includes an updated News section, Student section, and information on Partnership as well as a full listing of all of our full-time, part-time, locum, and graduate employment opportunities. You can also sign up via the Spectrum site to receive weekly updates and job ads to your inbox! To find out more about our latest opportunities or what's happening at Specsavers visit the Spectrum website today.  

By |17 June 2021|News|

Topcon SCC Virtual Series a hit with hundreds livestreaming

On Tuesday, June 8, Specsavers hosted its second SCC virtual session, with 520 people livestreaming across Australia and New Zealand. Presenters Dr Ben Whitlam from the Fred Hollows Foundation and Dr Angus Turner from the Lions Eyes for Sight delivered insightful presentations on Diabetic retinopathy – the role of technology in managing DR and remote DR care. Dr Whitlam’s engaging talk titled Challenges of delivery eye care in a remote setting addressed the challenges of service delivery for remote communities, including access to indigenous communities during floods, drought and COVID. Dr Turner provided an engaging talk on the Evolution of

By |9 June 2021|News|

SCC Brings Industry Together with Record Attendance

Specsavers successfully launched its 10th SCC on May 18 in Melbourne at the Langham Hotel with the largest attendance in history. Registrations well-exceeded expectations, with more than 1,000 registered to livestream and almost 100 attended in person. Due to the uncertainty around the global pandemic, we were unsure how the industry felt about coming together in person or do what has become the ‘new normal’ and livestream. We offered both and let our industry decide! This year’s first in-person event included a stellar speaking line-up, including Specsavers Dr Ben Ashby, Director of Optometry, kicking off the series and Dr Elaine Chong

By |21 May 2021|News|

New Specsavers award for customer service announced

Specsavers has announced the launch of a new team member award, The Dame Mary Perkins Award for Outstanding Patient Care, as part of the launch of the Specsavers Clinical Conference for 2021.  SCC, which runs this year from May until October, always includes the announcement of the annual Doug Perkins Medal winners.  This year for the first time we will also recognise our team's efforts in providing great customer care with The Dame Mary Perkins Award for Outstanding Patient Care. While the Doug Perkins Medal recognises consistently high standards of clinical excellence and patient care for partners or individuals, the Dame Mary Perkins

By |6 May 2021|News|

SCC is back for 2021 with live and virtual events

Specsavers are thrilled to announce that the Specsavers Clinical Conference (SCC) is back for 2021 with a series of live and virtual sessions commencing May 18, 2021. Specsavers Clinical Conference (SCC) has become the highlight of the ANZ optometry professional development calendar. Now in its tenth year and having been delivered both in-person and virtually across the past few years, the Specsavers Clinical Conference is one of Australia and New Zealand’s best-attended optometry professional development events. Harnessing the large scale data Specsavers has available, SCC covers topics relevant to optometrists working in primary eyecare through an ophthalmology-led educational program, delivering

By |6 May 2021|News, Promoted|

Specsavers named Reader’s Digest 2021 Australia and New Zealand’s Most Trusted Brand

The Reader’s Digest Magazine has named Specsavers as one of Australia and New Zealand’s Most Trusted Brands for 2021 in the highly competitive category - Optometrists. The 22nd annual survey of Most Trusted Brands is based on an independent market research survey with a representative sample of more than 3,000 Australians and 1800 New Zealanders across 72 categories of products and services. The winners are brands that local consumers recognise are consistently reliable and value for money, whatever the economic climate. As a result of the global pandemic, we had to adapt to new ways of working but still delivering exceptional value and service. It’s

By |5 May 2021|News|

Specsavers Virtual Information Evening – Wednesday 28th April

Specsavers Professional Departments will be providing information on the current optometry landscape, opportunities at Specsavers, our new Locum app, and our mission to change lives through better sight. We are offering two sessions on Wednesday 28th April: Australia’s virtual event starting 8pm AEST New Zealand’s virtual event starting 6.30pm NZST On the evening, attendees will hear more about how Specsavers’ equipment and technology strategies, major investments into optometry and dispensing professional development, and close working relationships with ophthalmology and various eye disease stakeholders are improving patient outcomes in Australia and New Zealand. If you would like to attend the information evening please

By |15 April 2021|Events, News|

Pathway commences its 30th intake

The next generation of retail and optometry leaders have begun training this week, kicking off a milestone 30th intake of Pathway, Specsavers’ joint venture partner development program. In the turbulence of 2020, the program converted to a virtual platform so its 30th intake modules are set to inspire and educate participants for the next five months in virtual classrooms utilising online resources and live online events. Kimberley Forbes, Specsavers Pathway Program Lead, says offering Pathway online has enabled 30 professionals to participate in the program in this intake, and is just one example of how the program has developed over

By |14 April 2021|News|

There’s no place like home…

Ready to come home Kiwis? Come home to Specsavers. Specsavers has a range of opportunities for NZ optometrists looking to return home. From North to South, we have fantastic opportunities for optometrists at all levels. And as a Specsavers optometrist, you’ll have the chance to advance your skills and become part of a business that is focused on transforming eye health outcomes in New Zealand. Be equipped with the latest ophthalmic equipment (including OCT in every store for use with every patient) and develop your clinical experience across a range of interesting conditions and an ever-growing patient base. You’ll also have

By |7 April 2021|News|

60% Glaucoma Reductions in the past six years

https://youtu.be/sflNpzyniDw Six years after introducing a comprehensive, structured, and consistent approach to glaucoma detection, Specsavers data shows we have reduced the level of undiagnosed glaucoma among patients by at least 60%. In an article published in this month's Mivision Opthalmic Journal, outlines our journey - part of our Transforming Eye Health Strategy to significantly reduce undiagnosed glaucoma. Over several years of measuring, refining, benchmarking, and measuring again, we have been able to establish baselines and determine that we were referring approximately 0.7% of our patients for glaucoma and that we were doing visual fields on about 4% of our patients.

By |6 April 2021|News|
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