The team at Specsavers Palmerston are now seeking an experienced optometrist to join their team on a full time basis.

This is a fantastic opportunity for those looking to take the next step in their career, and develop their leadership capabilities in a senior optometrist position.

About the Role

  • Senior optometrist position
  • Opportunity to mentor graduates with the support and guidance of experienced store partners
  • $150,000 base salary + $40,000 sign on bonus + relocation allowance + super
  • 5 weeks annual leave!
  • Mixed demographic, offering a fantastic opportunity to practice general optometry in a 3 test room store
  • Fantastic opportunity for ongoing career development, including pathway to partnership

About the store

Palmerston is located 20 minutes from Darwin, the capital of Australia’s Northern Territory and the gateway to the beautiful Litchfield and Kakadu National Parks. From incredible sunsets to night markets and vibrant eateries, Palmerston has it all.

Specsavers have successfully achieved the ‘Great Place to Work’ accreditation. We strive for the highest professional and clinical standards and provide unrivalled support, development and career plans.

Why 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 transforming eye health by: eliminating preventable vision loss and blindness, including Glaucoma and Diabetes, through improved prevention and early detection
  • In 2021, we are detecting glaucoma in 1.43% of our patients, nearly matching the reported national prevalence rate of 1.5%
  • Proud to have well and truly reached 200,000 KeepSight registrations
  • In April 2021, Specsavers had surpassed their target of registering 200,000 patients for their KeepSight initiative, with 80% of KeepSight registered patients who were due for their eye test attending on time
  • We are continuously working to reduce the 50% of people with diabetes who do not receive regular eye checks
  • We estimate our Optometrists have reduced the level of undiagnosed glaucoma among our patients by at least 60%

For a confidential chat about this opportunity, contact Leah Coulter on +61 (4) 2978 3450 or email

If you are a final year student or recent graduate, please contact your Graduate Recruitment Consultant or email

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