Graduate opportunity in Mt Gambier


Mount Gambier lies halfway between Adelaide and Melbourne and strikes the ideal balance between the vibrant lifestyle of a big city and comforts of a small town. It features fantastic cafes and restaurants in a relaxed rural location with a low cost of living and a short commute to work that is located only 20 minutes from the local beach. Mount Gambier has lots of natural wonders to explore for those who love the outdoors and sporty pursuits, as well as exhibitions at the Riddoch art gallery, events at the theatre and weekend farmers markets.

About the position…

Specsavers Mt Gambier is looking for a passionate Graduate Optometrist to join their vibrant team. This 4 test room store will provide you with the opportunity to work with the latest ophthalmic equipment and give you exposure to a broad demographic of patients, primarily children and over 60s.

About the company…

Specsavers’ arrival in Australia and New Zealand has been one of the most exciting eye health and retail success stories to date, with over 380 stores now across ANZ. We’re a multi-award winning retail organisation with achievements in innovation and have been recognised as an Employer of Choice.

With 1,800 stores globally serving more than 32 million customers worldwide, Specsavers is proud to be leading, shaping and defining the future of the optical profession, ensuring more and more Aussies and Kiwis have access to the best value eye care wherever they are.

About the Specsavers Graduate Program…

Joining the Specsavers team 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/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
  • Incredible sign on bonus for regional locations
  • Competitive salary package and allowances

At Specsavers you will have access to cutting edge technology, and be part of the driving force bringing Optometry into the forefront of the healthcare industry, and making a significant difference in saving people’s sight.

Specsavers’ success is there for all to see; it’s been done through the energy, imagination and determination of our people and our people are the lifeblood of our business. That’s why we are committed to helping our valued employees reach their full potential by investing in their development and rewarding their commitment.

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

Submit your application or connect with Sarah directly at or 0477 012 249.