Optometrist Opportunity – Grafton, NSW

Discover the charm of Grafton, NSW, a picturesque town nestled along the beautiful Clarence River. Boasting a rich blend of heritage architecture, lush greenery, and a welcoming community, Grafton offers something for everyone.

Grafton is renowned for its festivals, including the famous Jacaranda Festival. Embrace a laid-back pace of life, while still having access to modern amenities, excellent schools, and outdoor recreational activities!

About the store and role:

  • Full-time position available
  • Competitive salary package based on experience
  • Access cutting-edge equipment, including OCT, in Grafton’s well-equipped 2-test room setup
  • Work with a diverse patient demographic, providing an excellent opportunity for the growth and maintenance of your clinical skills
  • Become part of a thriving and supportive team environment that encourages continuous professional development, including towards Pathway to Partnership

What is on offer for a Graduate Optometrist?  

Your Graduate Recruitment Consultant can discuss the package available for this store and potential additional incentive options such as allowances, extra annual leave, etc.

As a newly qualified Optometrist on the Graduate Program, you will experience –

  • Two-day Graduate Induction Event held in Melbourne
  • Ongoing in-person professional development events
  • In-region social engagement & CPD events
  • One-to-one mentorship in-store with your Mentor
  • Wide graduate support network
  • Annual CPD allowance and AHPRA registration
  • $15K sign on bonus and $10K annual bonus

This store is a star performer under our ‘Specsavers: The Place to Work’ initiative, offering the following key benefits to all store team members:  

  • Birthday leave
  • Volunteer Leave
  • Access to Specsavers Perks staff discount program
  • Two free pairs of glasses each year
  • 30% off glasses voucher for family and friends each year

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 transform eye health by: eliminating preventable vision loss and blindness, including Glaucoma and Diabetes, through improved prevention and early detection
  • Specsavers optometrists are picking up 90% of avoidable blindness in the community
  • Proud to have well and truly reached 700,000 KeepSight registrations
  • Our stores have a 93% Glaucoma detection rate
  • 1 in 5 kids are on Myopia management
  • Specsavers is proud to announce we’re the 8th best place to work in Australia in 2023, and have been an accredited ‘Great Place to Work’ organisation for the past three years
  • Since 2011, Specsavers has donated $7.8 million dollars to The Fred Hollows Foundation to help fund vital projects that improve the delivery of eye health services, strengthen health systems, and build a workforce for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples to help end avoidable blindness

For a confidential chat, contactRuby Lewis on +61 (0) 447 889 110 or ruby.lewis@specsavers.com

click here to see what a Day in the life of a Specsavers Optom looks like. 

If you are a final year student or recent graduate, please contact your Graduate Recruitment Consultant or email apac.graduateteam@specsavers.com 

If you aren’t looking but know someone who is, you could earn up to $15k through our Refer a Friend bonus