Optometrist Opportunity – Whyalla, SA

Whyalla, South Australia, offers a unique and vibrant living experience for individuals seeking a dynamic community and diverse lifestyle. Nestled on the scenic Eyre Peninsula, Whyalla boasts a rich blend of natural beauty. The town is renowned for its stunning coastal landscapes, providing residents with opportunities for leisurely walks along picturesque beaches and scenic parks.

Being the second largest town outside of Adelaide, you will have access to a variety of shopping and dining options, and city also hosts many events and festivals throughout the year.

About the store and role:

  • Exciting opportunity for an experienced optometrist to step into a senior position and advance their career
  • Full time opportunity, however part time applicants are encouraged to apply
  • Competitive salary of $150K + super, negotiable based on experience
  • Enjoy an exceptional work-life balance, with the perk of extended weekends and 5 weeks of annual leave!
  • Utilise state-of-the-art equipment, including OCT, in Whyalla’s 2-test room setup, with plans to expand to three test rooms by May 2024
  • Serve a predominantly middle-aged patient demographic
  • Join a thriving and supportive team environment that actively promotes continuous professional development, including Pathway to Partnership

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 

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