Don’t miss out on these Graduate opportunities in Melbourne’s South East!


Are you from Melbourne’s South Eastern suburbs and graduating as a newly qualified Optometrist this year? Read about some of our vacancies that aren’t to be missed below;

Specsavers Cheltenham (Southland)

Working across two stores within the same centre, you will be exposed to a variety of patients and demographics, work alongside three other newly qualified Optometrists under the mentorship of the very experienced store partner. The Cheltenham West store will this year be undergoing a renovation, giving you the opportunity to work in a brand new state of the art store!

Specsavers Bentleigh

The Specsavers Bentleigh store has three test rooms and see’s an older middle class socio economic demographic of patients. The store partner here is a seasoned mentor, having participated in the Deakin and University of Melbourne clinical placement programs for a number of years, and having mentored a number of graduates.

Specsavers Endeavour Hills

The Specsavers Endeavour Hills store has two test rooms and as the sole Optometrist in the suburb see’s a wide variety of patients.s. This store has a very loyal customer base and practices full scope Optometry. There are plenty of medical centers in the surrounding area so receive a number of GP referrals including diabetics.

About the company…

Specsavers is a multi-award-winning optometry and optical retail business with more than 380 stores across Australia and New Zealand and an active customer base of more than six million people. We are strongly focused on providing the highest level of optometry and dispensing care in all our stores.

Locally, our equipment and technology strategies, our close working relationships with ophthalmology and various eye disease stakeholders all contribute to improving the detection, referral and diagnosis rates for eye diseases and a range of eye conditions.

We’re on a clear mission to transform eye health in Australia and New Zealand and we are keen to have enthusiastic and passionate newly qualified Optometrists to join us on that mission.

About the Specsavers Graduate Program…

Joining Specsavers as a graduate optometrist will give you access to the Specsavers Graduate Program, an unrivalled development and mentorship program that provides you with the clinical and commercial knowledge to grow in your field, as well as the tools and training to excel in store and your local community.

What’s on offer?

  • Extensive mentorship throughout the program
  • Access to 100 CPD points and professional development events every year
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance and AHPRA registration
  • Competitive salary package and allowances

At Specsavers you will have access to cutting-edge technology, with an OCT rollout underway to replace all our Digital Retinal Photography (DRP) cameras. Linked to our patient management and electronic referral systems, OCT / DRP is a standard element of our pre-test routine. This allows us to drive optometry into the forefront of the healthcare industry and make a significant difference by accessing readings, data and images that deliver a new standard in eye health assessment and patient care.

If you’re looking to secure your future with a leading provider of eye care services, Specsavers is the company for you. Alongside our technology investment and professional development program, you will be supported by an experienced team of dispensers and optical retail staff, providing you with the best environment to develop your clinical skills and advance your optometry career.

If you’re currently studying optometry and about to graduate, or are a recent graduate of optometry / vision science and seeking your new role, then why not start at Specsavers.

Submit your application or connect with Sarah Lee (Graduate Recruitment Consultant) directly via or 0477 012 249.