Optometrist Opportunity – Specsavers Launceston, TAS  

Specsavers Launceston are now seeking an experienced Optometrist to join their vibrant and team-orientated store, on a full-time basis. Launceston is Tasmania’s second major city and a vibrant hub for food and wine, culture and nature. The region is packed with city and country charm, gorgeous old towns, excellent food and wine and beautiful scenic highlights.

About the role:  

  • Competitive salary and a $20k sign on bonus!
  • Very attractive salary package on offer, dependent on experience!
  • Work with an experienced team of optometrists and a dedicated retail team with a strong focus on patient care
  • Flexible working roster with no Sundays, you will only work 2 Saturdays in a 4-week cycle and will receive one long weekend a month 
  • Opportunity for co management with the local Ophthalmologists 
  • Fantastic opportunity to develop/ maintain your skills in Ortho –K, Custom contact lense fittings. myopia control, dry eye and Keratoconus 
  • 25-minute appointment slots, allowing you to take extra time with your patients 
  • With over 100 years servicing the Launceston community, Specsavers Launceston have a diverse patient demographic with a strong and respected presence within the community”

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

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, contact  Leah Coulter on +61 (0) 429 783 450 or leah.coulter@specsavers.com or click here to see the Technology available for an Optom at Specsavers

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